Motorola Mobility and Time Warner Cable Collaborate to Deliver an Advanced Video Gateway Platform

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011
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DCX3600M provides entertainment hub for the evolution of TV and video content sharing in the home

CHICAGO — In order to enable the kind of entertainment experience consumers desire today and for years to come, Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE: MMI) is engaging with Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) to develop a video gateway platform capable of delivering an advanced consumer in-home entertainment experience. Incorporating the latest set-top and gateway-related technologies will enable Time Warner Cable to continue to enhance their video-based services to deliver compelling premium content and applications to the home.

“Consumers want to watch content on their own terms and the migration towards video gateways is recognition that traditional set-tops are evolving to enable the entertainment experience consumers are now demanding,” said Larry Robinson, corporate vice president and general manager, Home Devices, Motorola Mobility. “Motorola’s DCX3600M Video Gateway enables service providers to shift to IP in the home so that they can more easily offer the types of services consumers are beginning to expect.”

Enabling the transition to IP; Content everywhere

Motorola’s DCX3600M Video Gateway includes built-in transcoding capabilities allowing it to take QAM MPEG-2 services and transcode to MPEG-4 for delivery to mobile devices including tablets and smartphones over the home network. The DCX3600M also provides operators with the flexibility to deliver a mixture of QAM and IP services. The device can tune up to six QAM services simultaneously, or it can access IP services delivered directly over DOCSIS. Motorola’s DCX3600M Video Gateway creates an IP home network without having to install new wiring and allows for the seamless sharing of content with other compatible devices in the home.

“The migration of our network and in-home video services to IP represents an important shift as we look to provide our consumers with the most compelling user experience possible and we are excited to collaborate with Motorola in the area of video gateways,” said Mike Hayashi, EVP, Architecture, Development and Engineering, Time Warner Cable. “These types of platforms will offer our customers greater flexibility when accessing our premium services.”

Motorola Mobility will be demonstrating its advanced video gateway which also acts as a high-speed multimedia hub for the home, enabling content viewing in various formats and on multiple devices more easily. The DCX3600M is being demonstrated at the Cable Show in Chicago, booth #609.