ALi and iWedia team up for hybrid DVB-OTT devices

Chipset giant ALi Corporation and TV software specialist iWedia have teamed up to deliver a hybrid DVB broadcast and OTT TV set-top platform. iWedia’s Teatro-3.0 software solution for Linux-based hybrid boxes will be ported on ALi’s M3527 and M3727 set-top chipsets. The pair announced the agreement at CommunicAsia, where they are showcasing the integrated solution. […]

ALi to incorporate Techicolor Advanced HDR in chipsets

Set-top chipset specialist ALi Corporation is to make Technicolor’s HDR technology available in its forthcoming generation of products. Techncolor’s Advanced HDR technology, developed in partnership with Philips, combines the Technicolor HDR universal distribution solution, which simultaneously distributes HDR and SDR content through a single stream, and Technicolor Intelligent Tone Management (ITM), a graphic SDR to […]

ADB and ALi extend partnership with graphyne2 integration

ADB has extended its partnership with set-top box chipset provider ALi to pre-integrate its graphyne2 next-generation personal TV software platform. ALi will incorporate graphyne2 technology into its newest HEVC system-on-chip (SoC) family, allowing original device manufacturers to deploy features of the next-generation TV platform. ADB said that the result will be enhanced performance through ALi chipsets, allowing manufacturers to more easily support pay […]

NexGuard integrates watermarking in ALi STB chips

Civolution-owned forensic watermarking speclialist NexGuard has teamed up with chipset giant ALi to integrate its technology in ALi set-top box chipsets. According to Civolution, the partnership provides compliance with the MovieLabs security specifications and enables protection of high value content with forensic watermarking in addition to CAS and DRM systems. “NexGuard forensic watermarking is designed […]

ALi launches set-top and sound bar combo platform

Chipset specialist ALi has launched a new DVB-plus-sound bar combination based on its DVB-C/T2/S2 and IPTV video streaming chipset. The application supports premium-quality streaming music delivery to the set-top. According to ALi, the solution fills a gap in the market created by moves by TV manufacturers to create devices that are as slim as possible, […]

ALi launches new Android set-top chip

Chipset manufacturer ALi has launched the M3932, a new high-definition smart set-top system on a chip based on the Android 4.4 KitKat platform. The chipset targets applications including smart DVB or IPTV set-top boxes, OTT multimedia players, hybrid set-top boxes, and TV dongles, according to ALi. Mass production of M3932 is scheduled in the second […]

Huawei and ALi develop DVB-T2 box for Belarus

Chinese manufacturer Huawei has teamed up with chipset manufacturer ALi to begin mass production of a DVB-T2 set-top box for Belarus’s transition to digital broadcasting.  Beltelecom is rolling out a pay DTT service based on DVB-T2, following Belarus’s launch of DTT broadcasting based on the DVB-T standard in 2009. Digital switchover is scheduled for next […]

ALi introduces Miracast-compatible platform for media sharing

Set-top box chipset manufacturer ALi Corporation has launched a new HD network media player that features multiscreen bridging, enabling the sharing of local or cloud media content from smartphones and tablets to TV screens, and the distribution of DVB streams to IP thick clients elsewhere in the home. ALi’s M3912 chipset is designed to take […]

Kudeslki sells Abilis to ALi

TV technology company Kudelski is selling its semicondictor business Abilis to set-top vendor ALi Corporation. Swiss company Abilis develops RF modulators, secure media processors and broadcast-to-IP solutions. Under the sale agreement, ALi will support Kudelski in protecting pay TV content across the set-top box value chain. Kudelski and ALi have agreed to integrate Nagra On-Chip […]

ALi to provide reference platform for Russian DTT

Set-top chipset provider ALi Corporation has joined forces with the Moscow Scientific-Research Television Institute (MNITI) to develop a reference set-top solution for the country’s DVB-T2 digital-terrestrial TV deployment. DVB-T2 services are expected to be available in 39 of Russia’s regions by March 2013. Konstantin Bystrushkin, deputy director of JSC MNITI, said, “Since 1998, the Institute […]