set-top box

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set-top box

n
(Telecommunications) a device which converts the signals from a digital television broadcast into a form which can be viewed on an analogue television set
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set-top box

n (TV) → Digitalreceiver m, → d-box® f
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This fanless, noiseless, half-sized set-top unit combines with the SageTV Media Center software to provide an affordable whole- home PVR, music and photo distribution system with no monthly subscription fees, additional PVR boxes or expensive PC upgrades.
CONNECT SET-TOP UNIT DIRECTLY to a television without the need for a computer.
Cable giant Time Warner continues to develop a real-time, two-way, digital entertainment set-top unit called the Pegasus Set-Top Terminal.
Unlike the 50-P, the 110-P is a 1U rack- mountable appliance that can also be deployed as a set-top unit.
E[acute accent]--Profile Set-top Package, for medium-to-small groups and individual users, integrates with any TANDBERG MXP set-top unit (990 MXP, 880 MXP, 770 MXP, or 550 MXP) and offers a space-saving 43-inch plasma or 32-inch LCD flat-panel display with integrated audio that is available as a tabletop stand-alone or wall-mounted unit.
VWB MediaREADY(TM) 5000 - As the host product, the MediaREADY 5000 set-top unit offers connectivity to a wide range of consumer electronics through inputs and outputs ranging from USB and Firewire to component and composite video.
Discs hold up to two hours of full-frame video or seven times the capacity of a CD-ROM and can be played directly on a computer or set-top unit utilizing a video motion menu.
The revolutionary TV set-top unit combines a suite of popular TV-centric applications including DVD and MPEG-1, -2, and -4 recording and playback, and MP3 recorder/player, TiVo-like Personal Video Recorder (PVR), Internet browsing, email, karaoke, media jukebox and more, all in one compact device roughly the size of a DVD player.
A TANDBERG 880 MXP, a set-top unit ideal for medium- to small-sized meeting rooms, will be located in the NOC and in the iLabs Classroom, which will extend the Interop classroom and lab to those who cannot attend the sessions.
The rollout gives CompUSA consumers one of the first opportunities to see and purchase the MediaREADY 4000, a powerful TV set-top unit that combines a DVD/CD player with a media jukebox, email, Internet surfing, karaoke, gaming, and more.
The year-to-year increase in sales of subscriber products was due to the mix shift toward higher-end digital set-top products and higher sales of cable modems, partially offset by lower set-top unit volumes and the reduction in set-top selling prices for all models.
The TVGuardian technology is currently available to consumers as a set-top unit and as a feature in consumer electronic products such as DVD players, VCRs and home theater systems sold throughout the United States.