ST and SoftAtHome Collaborate on HD Set-top Box Chipset

  • Posted on: 4 July 2014
  • By: chw staff

They had previously collaborated on a client server solution that llows Service Providers to stream content to multiple home appliances at the sametime. Now, STMicroelectronics and SoftAtHome have extended their partnersip to develop an Ultra High Definition (UHD) chipset that enables operators to offer enhance viewing experiences via their set-top box.

ST Usher's in 64-bit Home Entertainment Appliances

  • Posted on: 16 January 2014
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Anyone buying a new computer will go for a 64-bit desktop. For mobile, Apple iPhone and iPad latest models are all 64-bit, other mobile devices are about to go 64-bit with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 64-bit mobile processor. Now, STMicroelectronics is getting ready to offer home appliance manufacture 64-bit processor for their appliances, based on the latest ARMv8-A cores, STi8K  Systems-on-Chips (SoCs) architecture.

STMicroelectronics Offers Industry's First Smart-Meter System-on-Chip

  • Posted on: 1 December 2013
  • By: chw staff

OEMs have been given the opportunity to reduce the time-to-market their smart meter designs, with the release of the industry’s first smart meter System-on-Chip (SoC).  ST said the chip combines precision metering with flexible, programmable processing and PLC (Power-Line Communication) subsystems along with advanced security in a single device.

ST and SoftAtHome Collaborate on Content Streaming Solution

  • Posted on: 20 March 2013
  • By: chw staff

ST Microelectronics and SoftAtHome have collaborated to develop a client server solution that allows Service Providers to stream content to multiple devices at the sametime.  The solution is built on ST’s STiH205 and STiH416 chipset integrated with SoftAtHome software platform for management and control using the STiH205.

IBM, STMicroelectronics and Shaspa Demo Smarter Home Initiative

  • Posted on: 8 January 2013
  • By: chw staff

IBM is collaborating with STMicroelectronics and Shaspa as part of a smarter home initiative, to create a cloud solution for service providers.  All three companies will be at this year’s CES to demonstrate the solution, which features a TV linked to ST’s home gateway, running software from Shaspa and connected to the IBM cloud infrastructure.

All three businesses said the solution is driven by the desire to offer manufacturers and service providers innovative ways for us to manage and interact with home appliances connected to the network.

STMicroelectronics Adds Twonky Media Server To Orly Multimedia Chip

  • Posted on: 14 October 2012
  • By: chw staff

STMicroelectronics and PacketVideo have collaborated to port the Twonky Media Server software to the STiH416 (Orly) connected home system-on-chip device.  According to both companies, the solution delivers state-of-the-art home multimedia capability, where content from many different sources can be stream to many different devices in the home, regardless of the original content format or the screen resolution of the display device.

STMicroelectronics Reveals Details of Broadband Set-Top Box Chip, Orly

  • Posted on: 8 September 2011
  • By: chw staff

STMicroelectronics today release details of is forthcoming set-top box system-on-chip solution - codenamed Orly. The chip according to STMicroelectronics is part of its largest-generation of home entertainment high-performance platform. Created using the ARM Cortex-A9 processor which offers market-leading energy efficiency and best-in-class security features, along with support for a wide variety of open-source environments.  Set-top Boxes developed with the chip said ST will act as a hub "connecting all our devices and allowing the greatest user experience, such as 3D program guides and full motion 3DTV, Over-the-Top video and gaming from 3rd-parties".

STMicroelectronics SoC Powers Dish TV Digital TV Solution

  • Posted on: 2 August 2010
  • By: chw staff

dishtvSTMicroelectronics as announced that Dish TV, India's largest Direct-To-Home (DTH) company, with 7.5 Million subscribers, latest set-top boxes are powered by STMicroelectronics’ STi5189 and STi7111 System-on-Chip (SoC) solution. The STB (set-top box) decoder ICs embedded in Dish TV set-top boxes are capable of delivering Standard-Definition (SD) and High-Definition (HD) television viewing. The new set-top boxes are currently being rolled out to Dish TV customers throughout India.

Open Screen Project to Accelerate Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR Adoption

  • Posted on: 15 February 2010
  • By: chw staff

Adobe AIRAdobe announced that they are collaborating with ST-Ericsson, a mobile platform solution provider and STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor manufacturer, to develop an Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR platform.  Adobe is hoping the new platforms will accelerate the use of Adobe Flash and Adobe AIR in smartphones and connected home devices.