ST-based set-top box design released by SemiDevicesFriday, March 12th, 2010
SemiDevices releases its new set-top box design, developed in partnership with STMicroelectronics, the world leader in the market of SoC and semiconductor solutions
MOSCOW, Russia — SemiDevices releases its new set-top box design, developed in partnership with STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), the world leader in the market of SoC and semiconductor solutions.
The design is based on STi7167, advanced STB decoder with integrated DVB-T/DVB-C demodulator, which allows also IPTV broadcasting and supports SD/HD video.
The new STB design can be considered as an all-in-one DVB-T+IPTV or DVB-C+IPTV hybrid solution, as SemiDevices provides expanded capabilities: HDMI video outputs, USB 2.0, 100Mbit Ethernet and supports SATA hard drives for one of the most popular functions among digital TV users – PVR (Personal Video Recorder).
Also it includes composite video output, stereo audio outputs, and IR remote control receiver.
This design can be used as a cost-effective solution in stand-alone set-top box products or as embedded solution in other multimedia devices, such as TV sets or media players. Moreover SemiDevices offers full customization services according to customer’s needs.