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Netgem showcases Soundbox at IBC

September 15, 2019

Netgem, a pioneer in the connected home space, is releasing its second generation of its smart soundbars for telcos in partnership with Sharp, one of the world’s leading electronics groups.

Designed by a well-known designer team, this premium compact soundbar offers an elegant all-in-one home system, managed by operators.

The Soundbox is fully integrated with the Netgem back-end, multiscreen solutions, and tools for telcos, bringing the most comprehensive package to the market with Alexa, 4K HDR10, catch-up TV, best of OTT, DVB-T2 tuner built-in, wireless audio control, great sound, and slick design. It’s the ideal way for fiber operators to offer an elegant concentration of entertainment to their users.

The new product supports the telco content packages and services, as well as leading international and local streaming services, replay TV, several video-on-demand catalogs, and interactive applications based on standards such as HbbTV, Freeview Play, and HTML5. The off-the-shelf content offering is flexible and tailored to meet telco needs and requirements.

Its compact format becomes part of the user’s living room, enhancing the sound experience with elegance, quality, and support for 4K HDR and Dolby sound enhancement technologies.

Equipped with four speakers and a Class D stereo amplifier, the soundbar delivers rich sound even at the highest levels. An optional external subwoofer can be added for a tasteful touch of extra bass power.

Users can also control their wireless headphones and wireless speakers at home through Soundbox TV functions, as well as smart home devices compatible with Alexa ecosystem.

The Soundbox is showcased during IBC by Netgem (Hall 15 MS22 & 23).

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