Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Amino Integrates H.264 STB with Alcatel, Kasenna, Orca and Thales

Amino announced that its single-chip IPTV set-top box for H.264 video now offers full integration with middleware from Alcatel, Kasenna, Orca Interactive and Thales. The AmiNET124, which was launched in June 2005, enables telcos to deploy H.264 IPTV services.

The AmiNET124 is powered by the Texas Instruments DM642 DSP for both H.264 decode and application software.

Amino said H.264 (also known as MPEG-4 AVC) compression codec allows TV streams to be sent across ADSL telephone lines with lower bandwidth.

  • Cavalier Telephone, a CLEC based in Virginia with 180,000 lines, has chosen Amino's AmiNET124 set-top box for its IPTV deployment.