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Amino unveils 4K/HEVC range

January 21, 2016

Hybrid TV device and cloud solutions specialist Amino has confirmed the availability of the new Amino 6 Series, a comprehensive range of 4K Ultra HD and HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) Hybrid TV Devices to spearhead operator rollout of next generation entertainment services.

According to industry analysts IHS Electronics and Media, strong growth in demand for 4K Ultra HD services is anticipated over coming years. IHS forecasts the worldwide 4K Ultra HD display market is expected to reach $52 billion with over 140 million homes watching 4K Ultra HD content by 2020.

“This announcement highlights how the recent acquisition of Entone has enabled the combined company to introduce a full range of 4K Ultra HD and HEVC TV Devices and expand its offering from IPTV to broadcast hybrid TV operators,” commented Amino CEO Donald McGarva. “The new range provides operators with a choice of flexible and future-proof platforms to cost effectively deploy richer and more compelling entertainment services.”

Amino’s new 6 Series range of future-proof 4K Ultra HD and HEVC Hybrid TV Devices includes a number of different models providing operators with flexible options to deploy next generation services:

  • A powerful 4K Ultra HD/HEVC DVR with advanced 802.11ac (4×4) Wi-Fi and MoCA networking options and dual 720p30 transcoding to support multi-screen and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) applications
  • A high performance 4K Ultra HD/HEVC client device with advanced 802.11ac (4×4) Wi-Fi and MoCA networking options enabling the deployment of new services with 4K Ultra HD content delivered either as part of an operator IPTV pay-TV service or through OTT applications
  • A cost-effective IPTV client device enabling operators to reduce high definition (HD) TV service delivery costs by extending their reach over existing IP networks
  • A high performance hybrid HD HEVC client device with a range of tuner options for delivering a seamless user experience that blends live and OTT services across broadcast and IP networks

The Amino 6 Series 4K Ultra HD and HEVC Hybrid TV Devices are sampling now with full commercial availability scheduled for first quarter 2016.

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