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Arris debuts Android TV-powered 4K HDR set-top boxes

Arris_androidfamily_stb_1100x1100-v3Arris is due to unveil a new line of Android TV-powered Ultra High Definition (UHD) High Dynamic Range (HDR) set-top boxes at IBC.

The next-generation devices are designed to address a range of requirements for cable, telco, satellite and terrestrial operators around the world.

They offer WiFi connectivity and DVR options, as well as support and integration with DVB networks, and conditional access and DRM security solutions.

Arris said that Android is becoming increasingly popular among both large and small service providers as it offers fast time to market, greater control over the user interface, and access to features like YouTube, built-in Chromecast support, and Google Play Store applications.

“Our new set-top solutions with Android TV bring the best of Arris’ global scale, services expertise and latest video technology to operators who want to deliver the future of TV to their customers,” said Arris CPE president Larry Robinson.

“Our longstanding relationship with Google and deep experience of tailoring and integrating advanced video solutions positions Arris as the prime partner for operators around the world to launch new enhanced TV services with Android.”

Arris will showcase its solutions and services for Android TV at IBC hall 1, stand B19

Tags: Android TV, Arris, HDR, UHD