LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
iWedia, a leading provider of software solutions for TV devices, today announced that its Teatro-3.5 product for Android TV STB has been ported on top of HiSilicon Hi3798MV200, the latest UHD STB chipset from the worldwide leading provider of silicon solutions for digital home, communications and wireless terminals.
The announcement was made to coincide with the opening of TV Connect 2017, which is being held in London (ExCeL) from Tuesday, March 28th through to Thursday, March 30th. Both HiSilicon (stand B23) and iWedia (stand B54) exhibit at the show where they will demonstrate the integrated solution.
Teatro-3.5 is a complete software solution for STB operated under Android TV. It is based on iWedia ANDROID4TV framework which extends Android TV with broadcast and multicast Pay TV functionalities implemented as input modules of the Android TV Input Framework (TIF). The product is available for Android TV 6.0 (Marshmallow) and 7.0 (Nougat) 7.0, integrated with various Conditional Access Systems (CAS), and connected to various service delivery platforms and content delivery networks.
Part of Teatro-3.5, C-More Live is a custom launcher and TV app meant to be tailored for the operator. The app is fully compliant with both Android TV Operator Tier program requirements and Google design principles. It allows navigating and accessing the whole features provided by the operator such as Live TV, VoD, catchup TV, DVR, and Time Shift.
The HiSilicon Hi3798MV200 chipset provides a cost effective solution for HEVC STB running Android or giving support to HTML5 under Linux. Hi3798MV200 is a full-4K high-performance SoC that supports H.265 video decoding up to 4Kx2K@60fps. It integrates the quad-core 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 processor and a multi-core 2D/3D acceleration engine. Besides, it supports H.265 HD video encoding, HDR video decoding and display, HDR-to-SDR conversion, and Dolby and DTS audio processing. It also features an advanced security engine integrating a Trusted Execution Environment (TEE), a Secure Video-Path (SVP), and forensic watermarking technologies.
"HiSilicon has been concentrating on Android-based solutions for several years. In working closely with a middleware company like iWedia we can jointly support the wishes of TV operators to grow their business in using Android TV to provide more value-added services," says John Liu, General Manager of STB Product Line at HiSilicon.
"With Teatro-3.5 Pay TV service providers can use Android as a vehicle for their own premium services and provide their subs with the best out of both worlds," says Nikola Teslić, CTO at iWedia. "The latest STB chipset from HiSilicon provides an ideal feature-cost combination for hosting this solution and we are delighted to have achieved this porting".
About HiSilicon Technologies
For more than 25 years, HiSilicon has grown into a world leading fabless IC semiconductor company, who is devoted to build a better connected world and drives the way to a premium video era. As the pioneer and accelerator in the fast moving industry, we are capable of providing innovative Full HD and UHD end to end video technologies. Solutions and products have successfully empowered over 100 countries covering multiple industries particularly in communication, video and IoT.
The development of worldwide video industry has been accelerated through HiSilicon's end to end premium 4K chipset solutions, including IP Camera, Set Top Box and Display. As a significant player in IoT industry, we have the advantage of providing multiple solutions utilizing the most advanced technologies of PLC/G.hn/802.11ac. HiSilicon secured the industry leading position through its precious end to end video technologies from capture, link, decoding to display. We will work closely with all partners and clients to build a better connected world and premium video era together.
Please visit www.hisilicon.com for more information.
iWedia provides software components and solutions for TV devices to service operators and consumer electronics manufacturers. Its mission is to deliver the software products and services needed by its customers to adapt constantly to the ever-changing requirements of the digital TV markets. In addition to stand-alone components giving support to DVB, ATSC, ARIB, ISDB-T, HLS, DASH, VidiPath, DVB>IP, MHEG-5, HbbTV, CI Plus, DTCP-IP, TR-069, etc., iWedia offers a range of complete solutions for zappers, connected receivers, Smart TVs, as well as for OTT and IPTV boxes. Dubbed Teatro, these solutions are available for RTOS, Linux/HTML, and Android/Java and are pre-integrated with leading service and delivery platforms, CA/DRM systems, and chipsets. Alongside its products, iWedia delivers efficient and scalable software integration services performed by an experienced team used to enable rapid deployments of high volume consumer electronics devices. iWedia is headquartered in Switzerland with development labs in Belgrade and Novi Sad, Serbia, and sales and support offices in Brazil, France, Germany, and Thailand.
Please visit www.iwedia.com for more information.
VP Marketing, iWedia