March 7, 2008
Pirelli Broadband Solutions announced the creation of OpenSet, a complete hardware and software platform of Set Top Boxes for IPTV applications, with an associated SDK package that allows third parties to access Pirelli's state-of-the-art embedded middleware for service customisations.
With the OpenSet platform, operators, service providers and system integrators â€“ whether in the Telco or verticals IPTV market – can pick the Set Top Box model that best suits them from Pirelli's portfolio, and customize it for their offerings, building on rich software and hardware features already field proven in sophisticated Tier-1 IPTV commercial deployments. The associated SDK package, provides integrators with well documented APIs and with Pirelli's technical support to fully exploit the platform's hardware and software capabilities and integrate them with the IPTV middleware of choice.
The Pirelli's Set Top Box portfolio associated to OpenSet comprises low-, mid- and high-end tier models all supporting H.264 HDTV decoding and TR-069 manageability, with equipage variants that comprise, among others, internal hard disk for PVR, hybrid Digital Terrestrial Television support, TV Internet browsing, multi-room support, media sharing capabilities, integrated wireless connectivity.