Digialist, a digital television design house and system integrator, has integrated the NexGuard forensic watermarking technology from Thomson and Conax Chipset Pairing from the conditional access provider Conax into its MPEG-2 set-top-box reference design.
The Digialist reference design supports Terrestrial, Cable and Satellite DVB transmissions using only a single antenna input. The reference design is powered by the Digialist Media Engine, a DVB software stack. Digialist Media Engine is highly modular and easy to port to various hardware platforms. It provides fast time-to-market for products ranging from cost efficient set-top-boxes to twin-tuner PVRs with IP functionality. It has a command interface to support IDTV applications over serial port (UART). All Digialist reference designs are turnkey solutions, which are targeted for mass-production and can easily be adjusted for various market needs.