Sigma Designs has unveiled a new Ultra-Thin reference design for the set-top box market. The new solution combines networking and set-top box functionalities in one ultra thin platform. According to Sigma design it enables set-top box platforms to stream high-definition content from the web, in 1080p resolution via networking through the AC power adapter. Core technologies include Sigma’s SMP8670 media processor and HomePlug AV with ClearPath and Z-Wave.
On a mission to accelerate IP-Cable and IPTV deployments worldwide, Entropic Communications, Inc. a leading provider of silicon and software solutions to enable connected home entertainment and Sigma Designs, a leader in digital media processing system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for consumer electronics, today announced their cooperative relationship to develop high definition, MoCA compliant Cable TV and IPTV Set-Top-Box (STB) reference designs, powered by Entropic's EN2510 and Sigma Designs' SMP8654. Due to debut in the Fall of 2009, the reference designs will bring highly competitive, full-featured set-top box solutions to OEMs and service providers globally.