Advanced Television

NXP to power Amstrad HD DVR

March 11, 2009

NXP, the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, has confirmed that its complete DVB-S2/MPEG-4 digital video recorder (DVR) set-top box solution has been incorporated in the latest Amstrad DRX780UK HD satellite receiver. Amstrad, now owned by BSkyB and the main supplier of its Sky+HD boxes, has selected NXP's high-definition H.264 chipset with DVB-S2 satellite front ends to deliver advanced quality recording and playback functionality for Sky+HD customers.

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