TELE System Communications selects iWedia software for MStar-based STB

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 
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Taiwan-Based Leading Set-Top Box Manufacturer TELE System Communications Selects iWedia’s Linux-Based Teatro-3.0 Software Solution for its Next-Gen Hybrid STB Based on MStar’s K2 SoC

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — iWedia, a leading provider of software solutions for TV devices, today announced that Taiwan-Based leading Set-Top Box manufacturer TELE System Communications has selected iWedia’s Linux-based Teatro-3.0 software solution for its next gen hybrid STB based on MStar Semiconductor’s K2 System-on-Chip.

iWedia’s Linux-based Teatro-3.0 STB software solution integrates all the unicast, multicast, and broadcast components necessary to give support to OTT TV, managed IPTV, and broadcast TV services. The solution comprises a Web browser which allows for advanced resident user interfaces developed in HTML/JavaScript as well as support of remote Web services.

The solution is pre-integrated with major services and delivery platforms as well as with main security solutions (DRM and CA systems).

A wide range of options are available: Personal Video Recorder and Time Shift Buffer (PVR/TSB), TR-069/TR-135 client, DLNA player and renderer, DTCP-IP sink, SAT>IP client, CI Plus host software, MHEG-5 engine, HbbTV browser.

“We are delighted that TELE System Communications has selected our rich-featured Teatro-3.0 STB software for its next-gen hybrid STB,” says SungHoon Kim, VP Sales at iWedia. “With the availability of Teatro-3.0 on top of their MStar’s K2 based box, they can address both horizontal and vertical markets with a genuine Time-to-Market advantage.”

The bundled solution (iWedia’s Teatro-3.0 operating the TELE System Communications’ box based on MStar’s K2) will be showcased at IBC 2014 (hall 5, stand B01).