Sigma Designs features DOCSIS 3.0 multichannel, Tru2way STB

Sigma Designs last week demonstrated its DOCSIS 3.0 multichannel and Tru2way set-top box at the NCTA Cable Show 2008.

The company is leveraging its experience in the telco IPTV set-top box arena to support IP-cable STBs and HDTV manufacturers. Sigma Designs showed the DOCSIS 3.0 (1.X and 2.0)-based STB powered by its SMP8634 Secure Media Processors, supporting:

  • fast upstream and downstream communication;
  • high-speed cable modem for Internet connectivity;
  • Web browsing;
  • Tru2way middleware for downloadable EPG and interactive Java applications;
  • decoding of multiple video streams for simultaneous viewing and recording;
  • multistandard decoding (MPEG-2, H.264, VC-1);
  • unlimited cable TV channel lineup on IPTV-like switched digital video and VOD cable plant; and
  • support for IPv6 128 bits addresses.

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