Monday, May 24, 2010

Motorola Supplies HD-STB for KDDI's "au Hikari"

KDDI has deployed Motorola's HD IPTV set-top (model VIP2060 ) for its "au Hikari" service, which supports 1 Gbps fiber broadband connections. The Motorola VIP2060 is am IPTV set-top with a built-in 500 GB HDD to support DVR functionality. Its standard quad tuner enables users to watch and record IPTV programs provided by KDDI as well as terrestrial and satellite (BS/110CS) broadcast services via a connected external antenna, with support for both Japanese broadcasting standards -- ISDB-T and ISDB-S. Advanced media capabilities include simultaneous recording, time-shifted viewing, delayed playback, trick play DVR capabilities and transcoding of MPEG-2 & MPEG-4 AVC video.