Tag Archives: STB

What Features Interest You?

There have been a number of DVR and STB features announced as different vendors try to outdo each other. Features such as on-screen Caller ID, Multi-Room VOD, Start Over, etc. So, what features are you looking forward to? What features … Continue reading

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Scientific Atlanta… I Mean Cisco

According to Multichannel News, Cisco is retiring the Scientific Atlanta brand in favor of their own. At CES next week they will be unveiling their new line of STBs, which will carry the Cisco brand in place SciAtl. Cisco acquired … Continue reading

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Motorola Announces MPEG-4 Cable STBs

I recently posted about the pending shift from MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 for cable. Of course, part of that shift would have to be MPEG-4 capable cable set-top boxes. And now, according to MediaExperiences2Go, Motorola is ready to meet that need … Continue reading

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New Chips From Broadcom And ViXS Point To Future DVRs

The CES press releases keep rolling, and both Broadcom and ViXS have announced new chips which have direct applications in the DVR market. This is particularly interesting to me as TiVo has been using Broadcom SoCs since the second spin … Continue reading

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