Cisco offers cloud to set-top-box services, enabling Internet Speed for Service Providers to provide video-on-demand, video streaming, smart TV functionalities. Dr. Ken Morse, previously of Scientific Atlanta (aquired by Cisco in 2006), talks about Cisco working with Linaro to enable ARM Powered Set-top-box and home gateway solutions through open source.
Here you can watch his 1-hour keynote at the Linaro Connect 2014:
“As we move into a world where consumers expect to access all their video services on amy device, at any time, in any place, this requires major changes to the architecture of video delivery. In addition, the expectation is for new services to be launched at Internet Speed and not the typical 6 months or longer cycle taken by many new service introductions.”
TCL Corporation is one of the biggest TV companies in the world. They are showing their latest products at the Shenzhen Electronics Fair including 4K TVs, smartphones, set-up-boxes and more. They are showing their Alcatel Onetouch branded phones series TCL Idol, TCL Pop and TCL Hero. A 55inch 4K TV from TCL is sold for about 10,000RMB(~$1,600) One of the phones of Hero series has an octa-core CPU and costs 1,016RMB(~$165). They are showing a set-up-box with RK3066 CPU with a Metro-style interface and 28inch Smart TVs for kids. These kids TVs have a kids design and a protective film over the display in order to protect their eyes. Some washing machines with a different design than others and Smart TVs with Mstar hexa-core CPU are some other products from TCL.
SoundMate is a Wireless HIFI Music Steaming Receiver, a wifi upgrade solution for HIFI System. It streams using the DLNA, AirPlay protocol using built-in Atheros WiFi module and Wolfson DAC for ultra-high quality sound through to optical and 3.5” earphone mini jack output. You can turn your old analog HiFi system into a modern Smart HiFi system. UyeSee SoundMate supports Streaming local or online music from Android, iOS, Windows, Mac to any speaker, it supports Lossless format: FLAC, APE, WAV, it support to play music from USB pen drive, it supports streaming of spotify/pandora through a 3rd party app that supports streaming all system audio to DLNA (may require rooting on Android), SoundMate supports Multi-speaker /Multi-room music streaming by 3rd party app also (see below). Support Multi-people online, share music one by one, multi-Enviroment: home, hotel, outisde, car.
Samples (available for shipping now) can be purchased by sending an email to email@example.com in quantities of 5/10/15/20, to the price of $30 per unit (temporary promotional price for minimum-5 bulk orders only through ARMdevices.net) you have to add the estimated 3-5-day shipping cost to Europe/USA: $50 for 5 units, $75 for 10 units, $100 for 15 units and $125 for 20 units.
UyeSee shows their Rockchip RK3288 Android TV Box (which you can order 5/10/15/20 samples of, read further down), the most powerful MiniPC, 4K Media Player and Gaming Box on the market! With a Quad core ARM Cortex-A17(or A12) with a DMIPS of 28800, Mali-T764 Quad-core GPU, HDMI 2.0 with 4K@60fps, Android 4.4, HEVC UHS hardware decoding, Gigabit ethernet, 5.8Ghz WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. UyeSee also shows their ultra compact RK3288 PCB design and UyeSee is able to also design a RK3288 mini-pc design (if customer orders a minimum quantity) with VGA, series port, and a big capacitor stores your data when power is suddenly cut off. Audio in and audio out.
Samples (to be available for shipping by the end of September) can be purchased by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org in quantities of 5/10/15/20, to the price of $120 per unit you have to add the estimated 3-5-day shipping cost to Europe/USA: $50 for 5 units, $75 for 10 units, $100 for 15 units and $150 for 20 units.
UyeSee shows around their R&D development team with 25 engineers developing the hardware and software for Android based RK3288, MSTAR 9180 and other Set-top-box and HDMI Stick solutions, UyeSee has been working for 4 years with focused develpoment on the Android Platform for the Set-top-box.
UyeSee works on these product lines:
– Android TV Box (4K,H.265,HDMI2.0,HDMI IN,XBMC,Linux/Chrome OS on Box)
– Wireless Audio Streaming Products
– Wireless Video Streaming Products
Unuiga releases their RK3288 Set-top-box now with samples available for $70 (minimum 5 pieces) read further down for instructions how to buy. It has Gigabit Lan, 5Ghz WiFi, HDMI 2.0 60fps H265 output, 4 USB Host ports, MicroSD card slot and more. RK3288 Quad ARM Cortex-A17, Mali-T764 GPU, 64bit DDR3 Memory.
Samples can be purchased (send email to email@example.com) in quantities of 5/10/15/20/25, to the $70 per unit you have to add the 3-5-day shipping cost to Europe/USA of: $55 for 5 units,, $80 for 10 units, $100 for 15 units, $120 for 20 units, $150 for 25 units.
UyeSee is an A/V device maker, designing and manufacturing multimedia players, OTT boxes, WiFi Streaming Devices using RockChip, MSTAR and Hisilicon. In this video, Ryan from Uyesee describes their roadmap, including High End Android TV Boxes on RK3288, MSTAR9180 with Quad Core/4K/HEVC/HDMI input, Low End TV Box solutions using Hisilicon 3798m, featuring QuadCore A7 /4K/HEVC and also Low End in Mstar 9260 featuring QuadCore A7 /4K/HEVC also. Previously they made RK3188/RK3066 in boxes or HDMI Sticks. Uyesee also works in WiFi A/V Streaming with their SoundMate that does CD Quality wifi music streaming using FLAC and with MultiRoom streaming support.
Shenzhen Netxeon now begins to ship their first bulk of Beelink R89, which is their RK3288 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A17 powered Set-top-box with Mali T764 GPU, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11AC WIFI and HDMI2.0 H265 60fps support. There are some threads talking about it at http://www.freaktab.com/forumdisplay.php?201-Beelink-3288-devices
SHENZHEN NETXEON TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD was established in 2010 in Shenzhen, specializing in home entertainment equipment (HDMI Sticks, TV Box, remotes, game consoles, home cloud, one machine, Mini-PC) product definition, development, production and sales. The company has more than 20 front-line researchers, from the hardware circuitry, wiring, commissioning, into the upper layer driver and software application functionality implementation
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Sunchip has RK3288 working on HDMI Stick and TV Box, implementing different user interfaces according to customer requirements, supporting RK3288 on HDMI Stick and Set-top-box designs, ready for mass production by the end of August with the Set-top-box being ready a bit earlier than the HDMI Stick.