Slovak IPTV device manufacturer Antik Technology is basing a new IPTV set-top box on the STi7108 System-on-Chip with integrated high-performance host processor, dedicated 3D graphics, a hard-disk interface for PVR capability and Ethernet and USB connections, allowing users to connect equipment such as DVR storage, external Flash or hard-disk drives.

Antik’s Juice 3D Extreme is a hybrid DVB/IP set-top box using the capabilities of the new SoC. The STi7108 provides the set-top with high processing power, smooth web experience, gaming as well as 3D capabilities such as 3D TV experience, 3D Electronic Program Guide, and user interface with 3D video content. STi7108 is using ARMMali-400 graphics processor compatible with Khronos Open GLES 2.0 to provide 3D visual experience and for fast execution of Java-based set-top middleware engines as well as Javascript and Flash Player components for on-line VOD and other content delivered via the Internet.

The integrated STi7108 is able to decode video in industry-standard formats, including H.264, MVC, MPEG2, VC-1 or WMV9 Internet video, as well as MPEG4, up to high-definition resolution 1080p 50/60 simultaneously with 1080i/720p picture-in-picture or mosaic formats. The device provides inputs for up to six transport streams, and provides full-resolution HD 3DTV over HDMI 1.4 with HDCP copy protection.

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