STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor company and serving supplier of set-top box ICs globally, is supporting the digital switchover and the transition to richer TV services in Brazil with a complete ready-to-produce digital set-top box platform developed in close cooperation with Brazilian digital-TV software specialist EiTV and digital-communications chipmaker MaxLinear.
The highly integrated platform is optimised for the Brazilian market, supporting Brazil’s unique digital-TV and middleware standards and leveraging advanced System-on-Chip (SoC) integration to create a cost-effective and compact solution. Visitors to ST’s booth at the ABTA Expo & Conference 2014 in São Paulo can see a working platform.
“ST has extensive experience supporting ASO programs in Latin America and worldwide, and continues to lead this segment,” said Herve Mathieu, Box and Gateways Business Line Director, Unified Platform Division, STMicroelectronics. “The new turnkey platform we are announcing today features hardware and software tailored for the specific needs of Brazil and delivers a cost-optimized, fully compliant solution capable of bringing richer and more advanced TV services to viewers throughout the country.”