announces the availability of its next generation set-top box. The new SceneGate STB portfolio provides enhanced HD picture quality while delivering on-demand, interactive and linear TV services.
The SceneGate STBs enables service differentiation for service providers and allows them to offer innovative new services to their customers. The proven hardware and software quality reduces operational costs and customer churn, making services more profitable and reliable. They are perfect for new IPTV service providers introducing new service offerings to their customers or service providers introducing interactive IP based services while leveraging their existing digital broadcasting technology.
The new SceneGate portfolio consists of three variants:
- The SceneGate 8000 is an entry level IPTV STB; an ideal STB to deliver typical IPTV services or as a cost efficient "second room" STB.
- The SceneGate 8500 is an enhanced IPTV STB with PVR offering various options from Smart Card to WLAN, a classic mid-range STB for IPTV services.
- The SceneGate 8800 is a more advanced IPTV/DVB hybrid STB offering various options from PVR to WLAN; the perfect living room STB for hybrid IPTV/DVB scenarios combining on-demand and interactive services with traditional DVB services.
The complementing features of SceneGate address requirements for over-the-top content delivery and user experience expectation. The flexible software framework allows for integration with today's internet media offerings. In addition DLNA based media sharing is available for applications, allowing in-home streaming or multi-room concepts.
With a contemporary design, the SceneGate STBs are attractive devices to suit today's living room. High engineering quality and optimised software guarantee excellent user experience and customer satisfaction.