Advanced Television

Aston reinforces international presence by participating in CSTB for 2nd year in a row

January 28, 2013

Aston, the benchmark player on the international digital TV market, is taking part in the CSTB exhibition (to be held in Moscow from 29 to 31 January) for the second year in a row. Through its presence at this exhibition, more than ever Aston is asserting its determination to pursue its development in Eastern Europe and, more generally speaking, internationally. The firm’s booth will have a whole host of demonstrations and visitors will be able to attend several previews.

  • A new generation of Professionals and Consumers CAMs, enhanced with an exclusive USB/PVR Ready function

Aston, pioneer on PCMCIA CAMs market, and bolstered by over 15 years of experience, launched its new generation of secure Professionals CAMs in late 2012, offering a never-seen level of service to the market: they enable to descramble up to 16 channels and 64 PIDs simultaneously.

For CI+ 1.3 Consumers CAMs, Aston is the first on the market. Integration of the CI+ 1.3 technology offers enhanced capabilities to secure the content and guarantee the compliance with all the CI+ 1.3 receivers and TV sets on the market. The standard gives operators, in particular, transparent control of their channels lists (operator profile).
Exclusively at CSTB
Visitors will assist to the preview demonstration of Aston’s patented USB/PVR Ready function under real-life conditions.

  • A wide range of connected HD/3D satellite platforms adaptable to operators’ needs

On its booth, Aston will be presenting a wide range of satellite HD/3D, PVR-Ready, OTT and HbbTV platforms. Offering high performance and reliability, and guaranteed by Aston’s know-how and technological partnerships with key actors on the market (MStar and STMicroelectronics), these platforms proposed various technical bases and various designs in order to offer operators solutions adapted to their technological needs and their economic constraints. These platforms can also integrate various types of advanced functionalities: Push VoD, streaming, etc.

Exclusively at CSTB
Aston will be revealing the prototype of its HD PVR satellite receiver based on the STMicroelectronics STIH 237 – Cardiff chipset, which is economically optimised and features an amazing design.

Aston will also reveal XENA HD Twin+, the first and only HD HbbTV satellite receiver integrating Viaccess-Orca ACS 5.0 version. This new product is packed with the firm’s technological know-how.

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