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NetUP Announces an Android-Based TV Set for IPTV
NetUP, an IPTV headend manufacturer from Moscow, Russia, is now ready to offer an IPTV solution with no IP set-top boxes needed. This is possible with a TV set that contains Android-based IP STB integrated
MOSCOW, Dec. 30, 2011 — NetUP, an IPTV headend manufacturer from Moscow, Russia is now ready to offer an IPTV solution with no IP set-top boxes needed. This is possible with a TV set that contains Android-based IP STB integrated.
So to set up an IPTV solution it’s only needed now to have the headend equipment (for example, NetUP IPTV Combine 4x), local area network with multicast support and such TV sets. This offer is the most optimal solution for hotels and residences: in case of using ordinary IP STB, two devices (TV and IP STB) are needed in most cases. Using an Android-based IP TV set is more comfortable for the guests and cost-effective for the owners.
A device looks like an ordinary TV set and allows the users to access the following IPTV services: watching Live TV with interactive features, using Electronic Program Guide (EPG), enjoying VoD movies and many more. Besides that subscribers can take advantage of all Android features: Web surfing, social networking, gaming, YouTube, Skype, Google Maps and thousands of other applications on the screen of their TV.
The TV set has been already tested and its built-in Android-based IP STB supports the following technical characteristics:
• CPU: 1 GHz SAMSUNG S5PV210
• Flash memory: 1 GB Nand
• RAM: 512MB DDR-2 RAM
• Interfaces: 2 x USB, SD/MMC Card Reader, HDMI In, Ethernet 10/100 Mbps
• Supported video formats: H.264/MPEG2 up to 1080p 30fps
• Supported containers: RAW/UDP/TS multicast, RTP/RTSP, MP4, AVI
• Supported audio formats: MPEG2 audio, AAC, AC-3, MP3
• Supported devices: Wi-Fi USB adapter, GPS USB module
• OS: Android 2.2
The TV is now available for pre-order. The prices for the device will be:
• ’32 – $565
• ’40 – $725
• ’46 – $845
• ’55 – $1150
NetUP is an IPTV software and hardware manufacturer located in Moscow Russia. NetUP is founded in 2001. For now NetUP’s products are popular all over the world.