Introducing GigaView820, Marmitek’s Second Generation Wireless HDMI

  • Posted on: 11 October 2010
  • By: chw staff

Marmitek has released an upgrade to its GigaVideo800 HDMI wireless transmitter to the GigaVideo820 with the latest in DHMI technology. While others are just introducing wireless HDMI, Marmitek said they have been offering wireless HDMI solutions in Europe from April of 2009.  The new GigaVideo820 supports a range of resolution up to 1080i and 1080p and fully supports the HDCP standard, which prevent the illegal coping of digital content. It is now available for a recommended retail price of 399eur or £359.

AMIMON Unveils the WHDI Stick for Easy Wireless PC to TV Connectivity

  • Posted on: 7 October 2010
  • By: chw staff

According to Amimon Consumer Electronic manufacturers will bring a new wireless PC to HDTV solution out next year. It is called the WHDI Stick and is currently being demonstrated at the CEATEC Show in Japan. The WHDI Stick is a small version of the recently released Asus WiCast and HP Wireless TV, which allows you to stream whatever is on your tablet, laptop, netbook or desktop PC onto a television wirelessly.

Intel’s Light Peak to Light up the Connected Home

  • Posted on: 22 September 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Intel is on its way to making intra-home communications between devices travel at the speed of light- literally.  At this year’s developers forum they demonstrated a new fibre optic solution called Light Peak.  Intel believes that with the current demand that our lifestyle and applications place on the current solutions (HDMI, Powerline Ethernet, USB, FireWire, DVI and DisplayPort) they soon will not be able to keep up.

Netgem Offers Service Providers Internet/TV Adapter N5000 Netbox

  • Posted on: 21 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

netgemBuilding on their NetgemTV platform, Netgem has launched the N5000 Netbox range of internet/TV adapters for the connected home. The N5000 Series Netbox is for service providers looking for an affordable solution which offers some of today’s latest TV services. For existing service providers with the NetgemTV already in place the N5000 will seamlessly integrated as part of a complete Hybrid TV solution for subscribers.

Entone Launches European EcoFriendly WiFi Hybrid TV Receiver

  • Posted on: 21 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

entone imageEntone has released a new Hybrid TV receiver - Kamai for the European market. The Kamai,according to Entone is an EcoFriendly, compact but powerful hybrid HD receiver for live broadcast and over-the-top (OTT) applications.  It offers support the lastest connectivity and features to facilitate a flexible entertainment life style.  With the Kamai operators will be able to meet the challenges of deploying IPTV solutions that will allow for OTT services said Entone.

Trident and ARM Collaborate On Set-top Box Platform for Internet TV Services

  • Posted on: 11 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

armTrident and ARM have collaborated to develop a new Set-top Box platform that according to both companies offers the best of Web 2.0 and media broadcasting.  Built on the ARM powerful Cortex-A Series processors, the new Trident Set-top Box, they said, will allow users to browse the internet, view TV programming, run rich internet applications and share various media content anywhere and anytime.  Also operators will be better able to target their content package to maximise advertising revenue.

Marvell Adds Support For RVU Protocol on ARMADA 1000 Chip

  • Posted on: 10 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

rvu allianceThe ARMADA 1000 High Definition media processor System-on-a-Chip (SoC) - part of the ARMADA Processors from Marvell now has support for RVU protocol.  The new solution will be deployed in various low powered consumer electronic (CE) devices such as handsets, tablets and set-top boxes (STB). This is expected to benefit operators by allowing them to provide a consistent viewing experience and features to connected CE devices, while consumers benefit from a standard user experience throughout the home without the need for separate proprietary devices.

Entone Launches Web Video On Demand (webVOD) TV Solution

  • Posted on: 9 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

entoneEntone has announced the immediate availability of its webVOD solution for IPTV service operators. The new solution allows operators to offer the best of broadcast television and OTT (Over The Top) media service simply by downloading the application to the subscribers’ set-top boxes.  The subscriber then has access to popular Video-on-Demand suppliers without the need of buying a separate appliance.

Connect Your Entire Home With Netgear’s AV Series

  • Posted on: 6 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

You have no reason not connect the appliances in your home, because Netgear has launched a series of devices that will allow you to connect almost any device in your home. The series promises to connect all your internet ready entertainment systems in your home.  At the center of the Netgear AV Series are the NeoTV350 and NeoTV550 HD Media Players, which offers the ultimate in HD connectivity and entertainment.

LG to Integrate Plex Software in Netcast Connected TVs and Blu-rays

  • Posted on: 3 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

Plex announced today that the CE (Consumer Electronics) giant is to integrate Plex’s open media management platform into its Netcast™ enabled HDTVs and Blu-ray entertainment systems. Plex is the first open, three-screen media platform (PC, TV and mobile) designed to simplify and improve the way people experience digital content across the different devices. Plex’s simple-to-use and intuitive user interface allows you to search, navigate, consume, store and sync digital content from multiple platforms and devices.