STMicroelectronics announced the industry’s most complete hardware and software platform for the digital multimedia home. The complete product offering includes all the ingredients required for the US cable market from high-speed broadband access to Ultra HD multi-screen video processing and seamless home connectivity over wired and wireless networks.
ST’s latest multimedia application-processor System-on-Chips (the STiH3 client-box and STiH4 server-box product families, codenamed ‘Cannes’ and ‘Monaco’, respectively) support decode and display resolution up to the leading-edge Ultra HD and the next-generation H.265/HEVC video compression. The STiH3 and STiH4 are based on the high-performance Dual ARM(R) Cortex(TM) CPU and provide native support for the RDK software adopted by major US cable operators. It also supports other 3rd-party software used in the US Cable market, such as the PowerUp HTML5 Platform with the PowerUp DVB stack from Zodiac Interactive ( www.zodiac.tv ).