Zoran Demonstrates New STB Platforms for Worldwide Manufacturers at IBC 2010

Thursday, September 9th, 2010
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Cable & Satellite Solutions Optimized for China, Europe, India, U.S. and Other Global Markets

SUNNYVALE, Calif — Zoran Corporation (NASDAQ: ZRAN), the U.S. DTV video processor market-share leader in flat panel televisions, is demonstrating its latest cable and satellite set-top box processor platforms now available for global consumer electronics manufacturers in Hall 5, Stand B05 of the RAI Congress Center at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) from Sept 10 to 14 in Amsterdam.

Zoran supplies Standard and High Definition set-top box platforms for worldwide set top markets including China, Europe, India, the U.S. and other global markets. Zoran has made major inroads in operator markets winning tier 1 designs and expanding its product line up of optimized set-top solutions to cover digital satellite, cable and terrestrial set-top applications.

“At IBC, we are pleased to demonstrate a number of newly introduced customer models using our standard and high-definition processors, as well as our latest reference designs optimized for the emerging high-definition cable U-DTA market in the United States. Our recently announced conditional access certifications and additions to our set-top box processor family have significantly extended the potential set-top box markets open to Zoran and we see momentum increasing in multiple regions,” said Anthony Simon, Vice President Marketing, Multimedia Systems, Home Entertainment division at Zoran Corporation.

Zoran will demonstrate the following product platforms at IBC 2010:

  • SupraXD® 180 High Definition H.264 cable U-DTA reference design supporting Motorola and Cisco copy protection systems. NDS, Irdeto and other leading conditional access systems are also supported on the SupraXD® 180 processor, including China Cable set-top boxes from Cisco, European satellite set-top boxes from Homecast, and Latin American cable DTA models from Homecast
  • SupraXD® 272 a new highly optimized Standard Definition H.264/MPEG 2 satellite reference design with integrated DVB-S2 as well as Channel ¾ modulator supporting NDS, Irdeto and other leading conditional access systems, an ideal solution for growing satellite markets in India, Eastern Europe and Latin America.
  • SupraTV® 235 Standard Definition cable U-DTA reference designs supporting Motorola and Cisco copy protection systems, in addition to BNTF, Suontong, and Summavision conditional access systems for China, Europe, India, the U.S. and other global markets, including new cable set-top box models from Cisco and others
  • SupraTV® 265 Standard Definition MPEG-2 cable set-top box reference design supporting NDS, Irdeto and other leading copy protection systems, including customer cable set-top boxes for the European market