Akado orders new set-tops from Novabase

Russian cable operator Akado has ordered an initial supply of 20,000 HD boxes from Portuguese technology provider Novabase, to be supplied via local reseller AMT Group. The low power consumption boxes will enable viewers to record programmes via extrernal hard drives, will include pre-loaded games and will deliver easy-to-use animated menus, according to Akado. The […]

Novabase to launch HbbTV-compliant HDMI dongle

Novabase-owned Novabase Digital TV Technologies is set to launch what it claims is the first HbbTV compliant HDMI dongle at CES in Las Vegas next week. The device, an HDMI-stick IPTV set-top, will run Sigma Designs’ SMP8674 media processor and HTTV’s open httvLink middleware.