Category: Set-top-boxes

Realtek RTD1195 ARM Cortex-A7 with Mali-400 in Mele Set-top-box!

Posted by – May 11, 2014

Realtek launches their first ARM Processor, the Realtek RTD1195 ARM Cortex-A7 with Mali-400, working with Mele to prepare the Realtek ARM Set-top-box, Realtek with Mele plans to be very aggressive with this solution on the Android Set-top-box market, with HDMI input/output/throughput (full Google TV/Android TV possible), 4K playback, full codecs, advanced NAS/Networking support, SATA, USB3 support and much more. They may price it very competitively.

You can contact Mele directly here:

OEM & ODM Brand for Android Tv Box, Air Mouse, HDMI Dongle:
Contact: Tina Zhang Email: sales14@mele.cn Skype: tina.zhang703
Contact: Coco Jiang Email: sales8@mele.cn Skype: melecoco

Distributor & Reseller for MeLE Brand of Android Tv Box, Air Mouse, HDMI Dongle:
Contact: Gennie Peng Email: sales10@mele.cn Skype: apvell091
Contact: Isaac Long Email: sales5@mele.cn Skype: isaac_520320

Official Company Website: http://www.mele.cn
Official eBay Store: http://stores.ebay.com/meleofficialstore
Official Aliexpress Store: http://www.aliexpress.com/store/715968

All inquiries will be reviewed and responded promptly (in 24 hours)
If you have any urgent questions you can call +86 18675512024

Unuiga Factory Tour, HDMI Sticks, TV Box and Tablets

Posted by – May 6, 2014

Unuiga shows around their Factory assembling RK3188 HDMI Sticks, RK3188 Set-top-boxes and they are making RK3028 Tablets also, all branded by their customers asking them to make custom products for them. This video also features Quality Inspection of color, sound, burning test, display, connectors, PCB, manufacturing 3 thousand HDMI Sticks in one day in this factory. They are soon about to be able to manufacture RK3288 HDMI Sticks and TV Boxes here also. You can also watch my videos at the Unuiga SMT Line, PCB Design House and videos with Steven Ching about Uniga’s Product Portfolio Planning and the Company History.

You can contact Unuiga here:

Steven Ching
Marketing Director
Company Name: Great Harmony Electronics Industrial Limited
Factory Name: Shenzhen Ulike Technology Co.,Ltd.
Factory Address: 5F, E Building, Dakan Technology Park, Xili Town, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China
Tel: 86-755-86110143
Fax: 86-755-86330445
Cell: 86-18038133940
Web : www.unuiga.com
E-mail: steven@unuiga.com
MSN: stevenching@live.cn
Skype: stevenching1976

Shenzhen Ptah Factory Tour, Smartwatches, Smart Home, Air Mouse

Posted by – April 28, 2014

Shenzhen Ptah Technology Co.,Ltd is a software and hardware design house located in Shenzhen that also includes a small factory, now outputting an Air Mouse, but also assembling Smartwatches. In this video Tour at the Ptah Factory and Design House, Overseas Sales Manager Fessmin Zhan shows their upcoming sub-$100 MT6572 Android Smartwatch, their cheap Bluetooth Smartwatch, their $15 Smart Home WiFi solution with Set-top-box that learns user habits to improve the Smart Home.

You can contact Shenzhen Ptah here:

Fessmin Zhan (Overseas sales manager)
Shenzhen Ptah Technology Co.,Ltd
T:0755-2795 6729 F:0755 2997 0821 Cell:180 3811 3951
Skype: fessmin.zhan
Email: fessmin@szpodoor.com
www.szpodoor.com
4th Floor,Bao’he Business Bldg., 74 Area, Bao’an District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

AmLogic S805 quad-core Android TV Box for $40 and more from Goolan

Posted by – April 24, 2014

Goolan shows their latest set-top-boxes. Most of Goolan’s set-top-boxes are powered by AmLogic chipsets. Set-top-boxes shown here are powered by different chipsets generations of AmLogic like S802, S805, S812, M3 and MX. Android smart box with AmLogic S805 chipset costs $40 for MOQ 1K which is their cheapest quad-core smart box. Some of their smart boxes have DVB support and some others have a disc reader that can read discs directly from the device. Goolan is based in Shenzhen and sells more than 50000 smart box units per month.

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Huawei Set-top-box User Interface Concept

Posted by – April 24, 2014

Huawei is working on making an innovation interface concept for set-top-boxes and Smart TV solutions. Huawei already has many set-top-boxes in the market with standard User Interface design but they are planning to integrate this new technology to beyond coming devices. Users may have the ability to switch different content for different ages and groups of people easily. This software interface is mainly targeted for set-top-box solutions but has similar design for mobile devices since it is generally based on android. You can stream content from the TV or Android Box to the smartphone or vice versa. The design concept is still in its first steps and is the main user interface for the set-top-box and its based in Android operating system but it can be done also over Linux-based or general web-based.

Sunchip RK3288 HDMI Stick and Set-top-box

Posted by – April 22, 2014

Shenzhen Sunchip shows their RK3288 based HDMI Stick and Set-top-box PCB, the hardware is ready, they just need another month or so for the software to be ready and optimized. We’re talking Quad-core ARM Cortex-A17 (according to Rockchip and posters), Mali-T674 GPU. Sunchip sells about 30K HDMI Sticks and Set-top-boxes per month. I will look for the Chrome OS based RK3288 HDMI Stick, check http://ARMdevices.net for news on that. You can also watch my videos filmed at the Sunchip HDMI Stick heaquarters in Shenzhen (2, 3, 4)

Sunchip RK3288 HDMI Stick

Sunchip RK3288 HDMI Stick Sunchip RK3288 Set-top-box Sunchip RK3288 Set-top-box

Filmed at the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) 2014

You can contact Sunchip here:
Kobe Chen
kobe@sunchip-tech.com
http://sunchip-tech.com

Shenzhen Tena RK3288 HDMI Stick

Posted by – April 22, 2014

Shenzhen Tena shows the mockup for their upcoming RK3288 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A17 HDMI Stick. For now this is just a mockup, but the RK3288 HDMI Stick should get ready by around next month. With 2 USB Ports, IR remote control, MicroSD card. Shenzhen Tena will also provide a RK3288 based Set-top-box. Tena has a RK2928 Miracast dongle with 5Ghz WiFi. You can also watch my Factory Tour at Shenzhen Tena HDMI Stick maker filmed last year (2).

Contact info (please only contact them if you are serious about buying/importing large quantities of these devices):
Shenzhen Tena Ltd
http://www.sztena.com
Sales manager: Calvin Huang
calvin@sztena.com

Filmed at the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) 2014

Unuiga SMT Production Line Tour

Posted by – April 21, 2014

Unuiga shows around their SMT Production Line, outputting PCBs for their Set-top-box and HDMI Sticks and outputting PCBs for Tablets also. You can also watch the video from Unuiga’s PCB design house, Unuiga’s Product Porfolio and the Unuiga Company History video.

Contact informations:

Steven Ching
Marketing Director
Company Name: Great Harmony Electronics Industrial Limited
Factory Name: Shenzhen Ulike Technology Co.,Ltd.
Factory Address: 5F, E Building, Dakan Technology Park, Xili Town, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China
Tel: 86-755-86110143
Fax: 86-755-86330445
Cell: 86-18038133940
Web : www.unuiga.com
E-mail: steven@unuiga.com
MSN: stevenching@live.cn
Skype: stevenching1976

ARRIS Group telecom equipment provider makes Set-top-boxes

Posted by – April 20, 2014

Arris bought Motorola’s Set-top-box business from Google in 2013 for $2.35 Billion, Arris is a major Set-top-box provider, making several solutions for Set-top-box systems worldwide. Some of the innovations from Arris according to their website include:
Invented digital TV,
First wireless broadband gateway
First set-top with HD and DVR
First headless, whole-home video gateway
First widescale CMTS deployment
First MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 digital ad insertion
Pioneered security and digital rights management
Recognized with 15 Technical Emmy® Awards

ViXS XCode 6400 does 10-bit 4K HEVC RDK for Set-top-boxes

Posted by – April 20, 2014

ViXS shows their new dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 which they claim is the first and only company with a shipping Ultra High Definition (UltraHD) 4K HEVC 10-bit solution to sign the Reference Design Kit (RDK) agreement from RDK Management, LLC. ViXS has formally joined the growing RDK community and will help drive the acceleration of the development of next generation UltraHD/4K Set-top-boxes, Home Media Gateways and video services.