MStar and SoftAtHome Deliver 4K secured TV Software Solutions for Global PayTV and OTT Operators’ Boxes
The combination of SoftAtHome software and MStar set-top-box chips enables outstanding viewing experience and creates growth opportunities for operators
CES 2017, Las Vegas (NV)(02 Jan 2017)
SoftAtHome, a software provider for operator CPE devices enabling convergent services for the digital home, and MStar, a leading semiconductor company for display and digital home solutions, today announced their partnership. MStar’s latest Hybrid Set-Top Box chipset solution is integrated with SoftAtHome’s SOP8 software to enable operators to benefit from the latest advanced security solutions.
With the MStar 4K MPEG-4/MPEG-2/HEVC STB chipset, SoftAtHome now offers a complete solution supporting 4K with advanced security. The chipset runs multimedia applications for IPTV and OTT services, enhancing the best possible customer experience, the best cost effective solution and reducing time-to-market.
“Our 4K MPEG-4/MPEG-2/HEVC STB chipset aims to accelerate the adoption of UHD technologies,” said Bill Hsiung, Vice President of Marketing at MStar Semiconductor. “SoftAtHome’s fast integration of our chipset extends our collaboration and provides end-users with the best viewing experience and network performance.”
“4K and Ultra High Definition are now must haves for global operators,” said Arnaud Bensaid, VP Marketing of SoftAtHome. “With MStar’s latest products, we can now enable our operator customers to benefit from 4K services for an immersive user experience and truly cost effective solution. It gives our SOP platform a competitive edge to complement our multiple award-winning functionality and integration capability.”
About MStar Semiconductor, Inc.
MStar Semiconductor, Inc. (“MStar”) is a world-class leader in Application Specific ICs (“ASIC”) with a focus on consumer electronic products and communication applications. Since the inception in 2002, MStar has established a strong brand and leadership position in LCD controller, analog and digital TV and set-top box by fully leveraging its core expertise of cutting-edge design capabilities, continuous innovation and premier customer-focused services. Headquartered in Taiwan, MStar has a comprehensive global footprint of international R&D and customer support centers to provide a full range of total solutions for various consumer electronic applications. For more information, please visit http://www.mstarsemi.com.
SoftAtHome is a fast growing software company delivering leading connectivity, Pay TV and digital services for Operator devices in the home. Through its SOP product, SoftAtHome is empowering operators to compete against local competition and global players alike by leveraging the ecosystem to deliver outstanding services. SOP is central to delivering standard based cost-effective solutions that are simple and long lasting. Its solutions are already deployed on over 30 million homes in more than 17 countries in multiple broadband and broadcast deployments for major operators.
The company is headquartered in France with development and sales teams also in Belgium and the UAE.
For more information, visit our website at www.softathome.com or follow us @SoftAtHome.