Monday, January 12, 2009

Thomson Launches HD Set-Top Box with Cable Modem

Thomson introduced a new high-definition digital set-top-box (STB) with integrated DOCSIS/EuroDOCSIS cable modem. The DCI704 is also the first product in the 700 Series to feature a new compact and ecological design capable of less than one watt power consumption in deep standby mode.



The DCI704 has a high definition multimedia interface (HDMI) output for high definition output. It decodes MPEG-4 AVC video streams as well as classic MPEG-2 broadcasts. Other key features of the new DCI704 digital set-top box include:

  • Optional VC-1 Decoding


  • Compliance with DVB standards


  • Capable of supporting standard and high definition video up to 1080p


  • Capable of supporting multi-channel digital audio


  • External power supply for ease of handling


  • Compliance with multiple Conditional Access Systems


  • Offers up to two high-speed USB ports with the possibility of mounting an external hard disk drive


Thomson said early adopters of the new set-top box include Portuguese media group, ZON Multim├ędia, which is deploying it to help deliver high-definition programming to its subscribers.
http://www.thompson.net

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