Amlogic Android TV STB reference solutions pre-certified by Netflix

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Amlogic Announces Its ATV STB Reference Solutions as Part of Netflix’s Hailstorm Device Scaling Program

  • Multiple APAC operators to adopt Amlogic’s solutions through Hailstorm

BANGKOK — Amlogic, a leading fabless semiconductor company, today announced that it has been named a strategic system-on-a-chip (SoC) partner in Netflix’s Hailstorm program and has achieved pre-certification for its Android TV set top box (STB) reference solutions. Hailstorm is a Netflix device scaling program based on Android TV, designed to help operators more quickly design and bring to market STB products with Netflix. To date, numerous Asia-Pacific (APAC) operators have expressed interest in adopting Amlogic’s Android TV STB solutions through the Netflix Hailstorm program, showcasing Amlogic’s leadership as the go-to provider for turnkey multimedia solutions.

“The Hailstorm program builds upon our existing work with Netflix, continuing our legacy of delivering turkey STB and dongle solutions that reduce integration complexity. With our SOC reference solutions pre-certified through the Netflix Hailstorm program, operators will be able to bring their digital TV solutions to market much more efficiently and quickly,” said James Xie, vice president of corporate business strategy for Amlogic. “We’re witnessing continued interest from current and prospective APAC operators who are looking to adopt our STB solutions through the Netflix Hailstorm program. We look forward to seeing even more consumers join the streaming revolution and enjoy high-quality content on their Android TVs.”

As a SoC partner of the Netflix Hailstorm program, Amlogic works closely with the world’s leading Internet entertainment services to develop technology capable of processing high quality video content. Operators will be able to select the following Amlogic Android TV solutions which have been pre-certified as a SoC reference by Netflix’s Hailstorm program:

  • S905X Android TV 4K OTT STB
  • S805X Android TV 2K OTT STB
  • S805X Android TV 2K OTT Dongle

Amlogic continues to work with Netflix to pre-certify other Amlogic SOC reference designs to enable operators to deliver their digital TV solutions with Netflix features integrated faster and scale more efficiently.

Amlogic will be demonstrating its solutions at the APAC Android TV Summit 2018, taking place Nov. 13-15, 2018 at the Berkeley Hotel Pratunam in Bangkok.