Posts Tagged ‘set-top box’

Youku Tudou Sues Over Xiaomi’s Miui Box VOD Infringement

Chinese online video company Youku Tudou Group has reportedly sued Chinese mobile phone upstart Xiaomi for video-on-demand infringement. Youku Tudou reportedly claims that Xiaomi’s Miui Box illegally provided the VOD service for ten movies and TV series which infringed on Youku Tudou’s rights because they allegedly owned those rights. Youku Tudou asked Xiaomi to immediately […]


HTC, Intertrust Sign Patent License Agreement

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC will pay to gain patent licenses from Intertrust Technologies Corporation; meanwhile, the Taiwanese company will acquire a 20% stake in SyncTV, a subsidiary of Intertrust. According to HTC, the involved patent licenses are mainly related to digital copyrights management technologies. However, the company did not reveal the acquisition price for the […]


Digital TV Programs Start In Shanghai

Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture Radio Film and TV has announced that starting yesterday, the Orient Pearl Tower has begun to broadcast six channels of digital standard-definition TV programs and one digital high-definition TV program channel.


China Telecom Begins IPTV STB Bidding

China Telecom (CHA) has initiated a unified bidding process for IPTV set-top box terminals to make preparation for implementing its new strategy following the acquisition of China Unicom’s (CHU) CDMA network.


Samsung’s New CEO Comes To Promote Green Strategy In China

Lee Yoon-Woo, the newly appointed CEO of Samsung Electronics, said during his recent visit to China that he arrived to promote Samsung’s environmentally-friendly strategy.


Samsung Restructures Business, Sends Lee Jae-yong To China

South Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung Electronics has announced plans to restructure its business and send Lee Jae-yong, elder son of Kun-Hee Lee, former chairman of the group, to work in China.


China Netcom Marches Into Online Video Market

China Netcom (CN), one of the fixed line telecom service providers in China, has started a new program to hop into the Internet video market by signing agreements with eight media agents and content providers as strategic partners for the program.


AVS-Enabled IP Set-Top Boxes On Changhong’s Menu

Philips’ NXP Semiconductors STB222 set-top box solution has been selected by Changhong to deliver AVS-compliant IP STB platform to manufacturers and Pay TV operators in Asia.


STB: AVS Video Encoding Trials In Shanghai

Envivio’s 4Caster C4 encoders are being used in trials in Shanghai that combine AVS video encoding with China’s standard for digital terrestrial television broadcasting for set-top boxes.


Chinese Company Working With International Partners For Hybrid STB

China’s Huashu Digital TV is working with Oki Electric and Intel to jointly develop a Next Generation Hybrid Set-Top Box to serve the digital home market segment in China.