has initiated shipments of its MediaPro IP3000HD video set-top box units to a leading hospitality services provider, and expects to continue making regular shipments to the customer throughout the remainder of 2007. These shipments allow Nighthawk to begin recognizing revenues from the recently-acquired set-top box operation. Nighthawk had previously disclosed that it had assumed a backlog of approximately $400,000 in orders for the units when it acquired the IPTV set-top box operations of Eagle Broadband in October, and had received an additional order for approximately $480,000 of the units subsequent to making the acquisition.
The MediaPro IP3000HD is a high-definition set-top box with a compact footprint and quiet, fan-less design that delivers exceptional streaming video quality for both NTSC and PAL broadcast standards. It uses an advanced system-on-chip architecture including an integrated graphics accelerator and dedicated multimedia engines executing in parallel to deliver the highest performance 2D, 3D graphics and video capabilities with motion compensation for video playback. Capable of supporting a variety of leading middleware and video-on-demand systems, including Java Script capabilities, the MediaPro IP3000HD platform delivers the advanced content system security and digital rights management needed by a wide variety of industries and markets. It supports both high definition MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) and MPEG-2 video standards.