Advanced Television

Zoran joins MoCA

November 9, 2010

Zoran Corporation, a provider of digital solutions for the digital entertainment market, has joined MoCA, the worldwide standard for home entertainment networking, as an Associate level member.

Zoran supplies SD and HD set-top box processor platforms to operators across the globe for digital satellite, cable and terrestrial set-top applications. To date, Zoran has shipped more than 30 million units to the pay-TV and retail set-top box markets.

“As a leader in digital television and a provider of advanced processor platforms for set-top boxes, we view MoCA membership as a way of expanding our offerings to our customers by incorporating important home entertainment networking capabilities,” said Ram Ofir, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Home Entertainment Division for Zoran Corporation.

“Integrating MoCA technology will give Zoran the opportunity to better address the high-growth market for whole home networking,” said Charles Cerino, MoCA president. “Zoran’s decision to join MoCA as an Associate level member makes good commercial sense, as MoCA continues to dominate this sector in the US and is starting to make in-roads among pay TV operators in Europe and Asia.”

MoCA technology is permeating the pay-TV market and has been deployed for multi-room DVR applications across all three pay TV segments (cable, satellite and IPTV).  MoCA is also working closely with CEDIA and the professional installer community.

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