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Dolby and iQIYI Launch Cloud-Based Test Center

Dolby Laboratories and iQIYI announced the launch of a free cloud-based testing centre for Over-the-Top (OTT) enabled TVs and Set-Top Boxes (STB) with Dolby Digital Plus audio in the China market.

Rovi Powers Media Markt’s Videodownloadshop

Rovi Corporation announced that it is helping Media Markt expand the reach of its Video-On-Demand (VOD) services with the launch of the new Media Markt Videodownloadshop on connected Set-Top Boxes (STBs).

CE Market Boosted by Connected Home Stuff

IHS iSuppli announced it forecasts that global unit shipments of consumer electronics (CE) products will climb 2.6% in 2011, partly driven by rising sales of items that play a role in the connected home and focus on usability.

Zoran SoCs Add Sensio Hi-Fi 3D

Sensio Technologies announced that Zoran will integrate Sensio Hi-Fi 3D decoding technology into new Zoran System-on-Chip (SoC) products for 3D-capable televisions and Set-Top Boxes (STBs).

STMicroelectronics STB Chips Support New Security Technologies

STMicroelectronics announced that it is sampling Set-Top Box (STB) decoder chips that support the latest security and content protection technologies, including the NDS VideoGuard Security Kernel and DVB-CSA3 descrambler system.

Digital Video Applications Drive Hard Disk Market

In-Stat announced it forecasts that hard disk drive shipments will reach over 1 billion units by 2014.

THX Media Director Gains Traction

THX Ltd. announced that LG Electronics, Sonic Solutions, JVC U.S.A, Epson America and Onkyo Sound and Vision will integrate THX Media Director technology into their devices and content distribution systems.

Sensio Launches 3D Autodetect

Sensio Technologies Inc. announced SENSIO Autodetect for Audio/Video Receivers (AVRs), Set-Top-Boxes (STBs), 3D televisions (3DTVs), Blu-ray Disc (BD) players and professional video-processing equipment.

Sigma Launches Latest Media Processor

Sigma Designs announced its SMP8910 media processor for integration into Blu-ray Disc (BD) players and Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Set-Top-Boxes (STB).

DTT Set-Top Box Market $6 Billion by 2014

In-Stat announced that it expects high definition Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) Set-Top Box (STB) revenues to hit nearly $6 billion by 2014.

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Gaining Traction

In-Stat announced it expects that nearly 14 million SuperSpeed USB 3.0 devices will ship in 2010, rising to over 1.7 billion by 2014.

Sigma Processor Powers Verismo STB

Sigma Designs announced that its SMP8652 secure media processor is being used inside Verismo Networks’ broadband TV set-top-box (STB).

Broadcom Launches 3DTV Video Gateway STB SoC

Broadcom Corporation announced that it is sampling its new BCM7422 high performance dual high definition (HD) set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) video gateway.

Digital STB Market to Hit 226 Million in 2015

ABI Research announced that the worldwide market for digital set-top boxes (STB), including free-to-air (FTA) satellite (DBS) boxes, will grow from 205 million in 2010 to 226 million in 2015.

Netflix Launches Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 Audio

Netflix, Inc. and Dolby Laboratories, Inc. announced that Netflix has selected Dolby Digital Plus to deliver 5.1-channel surround sound for TV shows and movies streamed instantly over the Internet. According to the statement, beginning October 18, the PlayStation 3 (PS3) will be the first consumer electronics device to support 5.1-channel surround sound on movies streamed [...]