Hybrid set-top boxes add an IP connection to a conventional terrestrial, satellite, or cable set-top box. The IP connection uses the Internet to access additional content such as Video-on-Demand (VoD), social sites (Twitter, Facebook, etc.), OTT sites (Netflix, YouTube, Vudu, etc.), and general web browsing.
Our family of architecture-compatible Secure Media Processors, SDKs, and development kits enable fast development of a hybrid set-top box with a wide variety of feature options:
The SMP8682 provides a highly-integrated solution for IPTV and hybrid set-top boxes and thin clients.
The SMP8680 provides a highly-integrated solution for IPTV and hybrid set-top boxes and thin clients. An HDMI input is also supported.
The SMP8674 provides a highly-integrated, high-performance, low-cost solution for hybrid set-top boxes.
The SMP8672 provides a highly-integrated, high-performance, low-cost solution for hybrid set-top boxes.
The SMP8670 provides a highly-integrated, high-performance, low-cost solution for hybrid set-top boxes.
The SMP8656 provides a highly-integrated, high-performance solution for hybrid set-top boxes, supporting high-performance 3D graphics.
The SMP8654 provides a highly-integrated, high-performance, cost-effective solution for hybrid set-top boxes.
The SMP8652 provides a highly-integrated, high-performance, low-cost solution for hybrid set-otp boxes.
We offer a "Vantage" development kit for each of our SoC products to enable the rapid development of a hybrid set-top box with a wide variety of feature options.
Sigma Designs is working with the following software companies to provide a more complete solution for our hybrid products.
|4Home has developed an advanced XML-based software and services platform that OEM hardware vendors and service providers can use to deliver compelling applications and services into the connected home. 4Home empowers its partners to deliver monitoring, control, security, energy, health, and media for-fee services.
|ACCESS is a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile and beyond-PC markets. ACCESS delivers unique solutions that bring value to its customers and partners and which help make life easier, more productive, and more enjoyable.
|ActiveVideo Networks is the world leader in cloud-based interactive services that are redefining television (iTV 2.0). Available in nearly 5 million homes, ActiveVideo immerses viewers in an engaging experience that combines Web video, Web 2.0 functionality, and traditional television.
|Adobe® Flash® Lite™ enables OEMs and service providers to differentiate their devices via customized applications and user interfaces, a more complete web experience, the delivery of high-definition content, and rich applications for Internet-connected devices.
|Allegro Software Development Corporation is a leading provider of software toolkits that are used by manufacturers to enable their products to be used on the Internet. The Allegro toolkits offer rapid integration and provide a range of simple through sophisticated application value to the embedded world.
|ANT is the leading provider of client software solutions and services to the digital media industry. It develops open-standards-based client software and applications to enable operators to exploit digital media across a broad range of consumer electronics devices and set-top boxes.
|Avtrex has created core software components for digital home entertainment devices. These applications can be customized and integrated into HDTVs, set-top-boxes, Blu-ray players, DVD recorders, home media servers, network gateways, and more. As an OEM software provider, Avtrex has focused on portability and customizability to allow seamless integration with our clients existing technical infrastructure.
|AwoX provides OEMs with network media solutions that enable consumer electronics products to stream video, music, and photos seamlessly using digital audio and video devices in people’s regular home networks as well as from commercial, Internet-based services.
|BitRouter provides comprehensive products and engineering services for digital TV systems. We take pride in exceeding our customers' expectations by providing robust, elegant, and complete software and hardware solutions. We bring years of experience in providing digital TV solutions to major silicon, CE, and set-top box manufacturers.
|CodeSourcery builds software tools that enable its customers to get the most out of hardware platforms ranging from embedded devices to supercomputers. CodeSourcery's products and services deliver on the promise of open-source software and open standards.
|Founded in 2003, our experience includes developing software for cable, satellite, and IPTV set-top boxes in the international and domestic markets. We also offer our extensive experience in deploying digital video systems and set-top boxes around the world.
|DigiOn is a software developer with experience in the development of multimedia, storage, and networking products, and has established a firm position in the home network field. DigiOn products have been adopted by CE device and PC manufacturers both inside and outside of Japan.
|Located in Tokyo Japan, Entis provides product planning, development, and consultation services in the state-of-the-art digital media technologies both in software and hardware. Entis can provide valuable consultation and development services in various ways that meet customer requirements.
|Espial Group Inc. is a leading provider of on-demand software to telco, cable, and hospitality operators as well as to consumer electronics manufacturers. Its middleware, browser, and video-on-demand solutions provide superior service delivery, advanced service innovation tools, and the ability to serve a wide range of market segments - including over-the-top, IPTV, hybrid IP, multi-dwelling unit, and enterprise.
|Fujisoft provides integrated solutions, from LSIs for information and communications devices such as mobile telephones and digital home electronics to board design, control and embedded software development, and evaluation. Since its founding in 1970, Fujisoft has grown into one of Japan's leading independent system integration companies.
|JetHead Development, a California-based private company, headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, is the leading developer of RVU software technology. JetHead today employs over 50 people in the development, testing and integration of embedded software for the digital audio/video consumer electronics market.
|Novatec is a leading software and hardware provider with the most integrated solutions encompassing DTV, IPTV, PVR, Interactive TV, Personal Media Contents, and optical disc applications. It is the first and only company to provide such broad range of software/hardware solutions in Japan with comprehensive engineering services.
|Opera Software ASA has redefined Web browsing for PCs, mobile phones, and other networked devices. Opera's cross-platform Web browser technology is renowned for its performance, standards compliance, and small size, while giving users a faster, safer, and more dynamic online experience.
|Oregan Networks is a leading provider of embedded solutions for digital home entertainment devices, comprising digital media streaming, home networking, TV browsing, and user interface technology. Consumers today expect to be able to access communications and entertainment services anytime, anywhere, and on any device.
|Qt allows open source and commercial software developers to code less, create more, and deploy everywhere. Qt enables developers to build innovative applications and user interfaces once and then extend the innovation across all major desktop, consumer electronic, and other embedded platforms without rewriting the code. Qt underpins Nokia's strategy to develop a wide range of products and experiences that people can fall in love with.
|TVSTORM develops and provides middleware solutions and embedded software products for digital data broadcast, including ATSC-ACAP, DVB-MHP, OpenCable-OCAP, IPTV middleware, HTML browser, HTML+Java, DTV embedded software, etc.
Sigma Designs is working with the following 3D Video companies to provide a more complete solution for our hybrid products.
|RealD is the global leader in 3D technology, leveraging 30 years of expertise to create the most stunningly realistic and enjoyable digital 3D experience in theaters worldwide, cutting-edge visualization tools for professionals, and technology for tomorrow's 3D TVs and other display screens today.
|SENSIO Technologies develops and markets Stereoscopic 3D digital compression, decompression, and display formatting technologies. Its solutions are deployed on a global scale by content creators, game developers, broadcasters, specialty channels, and digital cinemas. Its flagship technology, SENSIO® 3D, allows the high-quality distribution of 3D content through conventional existing 2D broadcast networks (cable, satellite, IPTV, etc.).
|TDVision is the inventor of several stereoscopic related technologies now recognized as part of different standard stereoscopic platforms and Standardized by ISO. TDVision's technology allows the acquisition, encoding, deployment, decoding, and visualization of full HD stereoscopic 3D content. 2D legacy compatibility with existing infrastructures is enabled while optimizing the bandwidth needed to deploy the stereoscopic video stream.
Sigma Designs is working with the following Over-The-Top (OTT) companies to provide a more complete solution for our hybrid products.
|Acetrax leads the digital home entertainment industry for over-the-top (OTT) content in Europe and has built a unique strategic asset to enter this market. Content from major film studios is distributed through a sophisticated multi-national delivery platform via embedded Apps directly to screens.
|The BBC iPlayer is a free service that lets people catch up with radio and television programms from the past week. Watch or listen to a current show as it is transmitted live or catch up with a programm after broadcast.
|httv provides embedded software solutions for connected TVs and STBs available for all TV distribution platforms: from pure broadcast (DVB-T/T2/S/S2/C) to pure IP (IPTV, OTT) and hybrid, including HbbTV. It offers an extensive range of features such as an innovative User based profile UI (adult vs. kids UI) and complete nonlinear TV services (Push-VOD, catch-up TV) as well as an enhanced EPG, personalized video mosaic.
|Hulu is an online video service that offers a selection of hit shows, clips, movies and more at Hulu.com, numerous destination sites online, and through our ad-supported subscription service, Hulu Plus. Hulu's selection of premium programming is provided by more than 350 content companies.
|As Germany's leading video-on-demand provider, we offer over 30,000 movies, series, kids and special intrest contents, giving our customers complete cinema coverage. Access to our contents is via PC and TV. We offer pay per view, subscription and download to own.
|Mela is a multi-platform entertainment service that provides consumers one of the largest collections of premium South Asian video content. Mela represents the diversity of genres, tastes, languages, and regional flavors present in the rich cultural heritage of South Asia by licensing premium content from some of the biggest movie studios and television broadcast companies in the region. Distributed over the Internet, Mela instantly brings to your television premium entertainment in amazing quality.
|Netflix is the world's largest online movie rental service, with more than 25 million subscribers. Netflix is partnering with leaders in consumer electronics to bring to market a range of devices that can instantly stream movies and TV episodes from Netflix directly to members' TVs.
|Vimeo was founded by a group of filmmakers who wanted to share their creative work and personal moments from their lives. As time went on, likeminded people discovered Vimeo and helped build a supportive community of individuals with a wide range of passions. Today, millions of people from all around the world enjoy Vimeo, and we’re growing bigger every day.
|A leader in HD streaming, VUDU offers the world's largest selection of HD movies, including thousands of blockbusters, Hollywood classics and indies available in stunning HDX 1080p with Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 and 7.1 Surround Sound, VUDU is a wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart Stores, Inc., and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.
|Yahoo! Connected TV brings the best of the Web right into your living room. Connected TV integrates Yahoo!'s most popular services with the latest in big-screen home entertainment. So, there's no more crowding around a laptop to share family photos. And news, traffic, and weather updates are just a press of the remote away.
|Russia’s Scartel, working under the Yota brand, offers Yota Play, a video-on-demand (VOD) service. Yota Play offers approximately 2,000 movies from Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros., Sony Pictures, and NBC Universal, totaling some 10,000 hours of video content.
|YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small.
Sigma Designs is working with the following content protection companies to provide a more complete solution for our hybrid products.
|Conax provides the future-oriented security solutions and expertise that empower multi-screen digital TV content providers around the globe to deliver premium content over the combined Over-The-Top scenario of broadcast, broadband and connected devices securely and eliminate potential revenue threats.
|Windows Embedded is dedicated to delivering the best set of embedded technology, end-to-end development tools, support, and resources, so you can build reliable, powerful, and intelligent embedded devices for your customers. Windows Embedded products help you provide highly customized device designs on a flexible platform with easy-to-use development tools.
|Nagravision has a long standing track record as a world leader in digital content security. Nagravision's robust solutions based on proven technology, combined with its independence from any media group or service provider, have made its digital TV technologies the solutions of choice for more than 120 leading Pay TV operators worldwide.
|NDS Group Ltd is a private company owned by the Permira Funds and News Corporation. It creates proven technologies that allow pay-TV operators to generate revenues by securely delivering digital content to TVs, set-top boxes, digital video recorders (DVRs), PCs, portable media players, removable media, and other mobile devices.
|SecureMedia is the technology leader in the field of conditional access and digital rights management software for the secure delivery and management of digital content. Founded in 1996, SecureMedia was the first company to introduce the Hollywood studios and leading broadcasters to the advantages of software-based content security systems.
|Verimatrix sets the standard for content and revenue security solutions for pay-TV networks, with a global customer base of premier service providers. The Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS) offers a suite of independently audited, next-generation solutions and is consistently ranked as the global leading IPTV content protection solution.
|Viaccess S.A. delivers solutions for digital pay television and secured content distribution. Its mission is the development, production, and marketing of Conditional Access and DRM-based systems for all types of content and services, for every kind of broadcast (satellite, cable, terrestrial, MMDS) and broadband networks, fixed (DSL), and mobile.
|Widevine provides digital media solutions for the delivery of digital entertainment to any device. Hundreds of service providers use Widevine’s solutions for securing high quality video and audio. With over 55 patents Widevine is an industry leader and innovator of content protection and video optimization technologies.
Sigma Designs is an active member in many standards organizations and industry associations to enable our hybrid solutions to quickly support new features and standards.
|The objectives of ARIB are to conduct investigation, research & development, and consultation of utilization of radio waves from the view of developing radio industries, and to promote realization and popularization of new radio systems in the field of telecommunications and broadcasting.
|The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) is an international, non-profit organization developing voluntary standards for digital television. The ATSC member organizations represent the broadcast, broadcast equipment, motion picture, consumer electronics, computer, cable, satellite, and semiconductor industries.
|Audio and Video Coding Standard Workgroup of China. In order to meet the requirement of information industry and realize the union of the native enterprises and research institutions, the role of the group is to establish (or edit) such general technical standards as the compression, decoding, processing, and the representation of digital audio-video and meanwhile provide the digital audio-video equipments and systems with high-efficient and economic coding/decoding technologies.
|The Broadband Forum is the central organization driving broadband wireline solutions and empowering converged packet networks worldwide to better meet the needs of vendors, service providers, and their customers. We develop multi-service broadband packet networking specifications addressing interoperability, architecture, and management.
|The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) unites 2,000 companies within the consumer technology industry. Members tap into valuable and innovative members-only resources: unparalleled market research, networking opportunities with business advocates and leaders, up-to-date educational programs and technical training, exposure in extensive promotional programs, and representation from the voice of the industry, CEA, promoting and advancing member needs and interests.
|Members of Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) share a vision of an interoperable network of personal computers (PC), consumer electronics (CE), mobile devices, and service providers in and beyond the home, enabling a seamless environment for sharing and growing new digital media and content services.
|The Digital TV Group (DTG) is the industry association for digital television in the UK. The Group publishes and maintains the technical specifications, including Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) and HbbTV-based 'Connected TV' hybrid products and services, and runs the digital television industry's test center. To ensure international harmonization of standards, the DTG is in liaison with HbbTV, ETSI, Open IPTV Forum (OIPF), and DECE (Ultraviolet).
|The Digital Video Broadcasting Project (DVB) is an industry-led consortium of over 250 broadcasters, manufacturers, network operators, software developers, regulatory bodies, and others in over 35 countries committed to designing open technical standards for the global delivery of digital television and data services.
|HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) is a new industry standard providing an open and business neutral technology platform that seamlessly combines TV services delivered via broadcast with services delivered via broadband and also enables access to Internet only services for consumers using connected TVs and set-top boxes. The HbbTV specification is based on existing standards and web technologies including OIPF (Open IPTV Forum), CEA, DVB and W3C. The standard provides the features and functionality required to deliver feature rich broadcast and internet services.
|The HDMI Forum was formed to foster broader industry participation in the development of the next generation of the HDMI specification and to support an ecosystem of interoperable HDMI-enabled products. The organization brings together the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics, personal computers, mobile devices, cables and components.
|The Home Gateway Initiative (HGI), founded in 2004 by nine telecom operators, is shaping the next generation of Internet and voice services. Starting from use-cases and service needs, the HGI sets requirements for Home Gateways, infrastructure devices, and the home network.
|HomeGrid Forum is a global, non-profit trade group promoting the International Telecommunication Union's G.hn standardization efforts for next-generation home networking. HomeGrid promotes adoption of G.hn through technical and marketing efforts, addresses certification and interoperability of G.hn-compliant products, and cooperates with complementary industry alliances.
|Founded in 2000, the HomePlug® Powerline Alliance is an industry-led initiative with more than 70 member companies that creates specifications and certification logo programs for using the powerlines for reliable home networking and Smart Grid applications.
|HomePNA® is an incorporated, non-profit association of industry-leading companies working together to create, promote, and certify multimedia home networking technology that operates over existing coax cables and phone wires.
|INCITS is the primary U.S. focus of standardization in the field of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), encompassing storage, processing, transfer, display, management, organization, and retrieval of information. As such, INCITS also serves as ANSI's Technical Advisory Group for ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1. JTC 1 is responsible for International standardization in the field of Information Technology.
|The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has played a key role in building today's vast interconnected infocommunication networks spanning telephone, radio, television, satellite systems, mobile, and wireless communications and Internet technologies.
|The Khronos Group is an industry consortium creating open standards to enable the authoring and acceleration of parallel computing, graphics and dynamic media on a wide variety of platforms and devices. Khronos standards include OpenGL®, OpenGL® ES, WebGL™, EGL™, OpenCL™, OpenMAX™, OpenVG™, OpenSL ES™, OpenKODE™ and COLLADA™.
|The UPnP Forum is an industry initiative of more than 972 leading companies in computing, printing and networking; consumer electronics; home appliances, automation, control and security; and mobile products. The Forum's goals are to allow devices to connect seamlessly and to simplify network implementation in the home and corporate environments.
|The Wi-Fi Alliance is a global non-profit industry association of hundreds of leading companies devoted to seamless connectivity. With technology development, market building, and regulatory programs, the Wi-Fi Alliance has enabled widespread adoption of Wi-Fi worldwide.
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