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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The concept of a plug-in security module consuming so much power might be understandable if the technology were a decade old--it is--but it's rather egregious given the fact that the cable industry's research and development arm, CableLabs, issues the version 2.0 specification of its CableCARD Copy Protection (CCCP 2.0) in 2011.
It also supports DLNA to connect with subscriber owned DLNA-enabled devices across the home network and it supports CableCARD conditional access.
Conax Contego is also fully scalable and has advanced anti-piracy mechanisms, smart card and cardless security options, extensive language support, DVB, ISDB-T and OpenCable compliancy, DRM control, secure hybrid STBs, CI Plus and CableCard support, multi-client support, multi-room and home networking, and 200-plus supported STB vendors.
Featuring sophisticated design, a fully integrated ATSC tuner for high definition reception and built-in SD and CableCARD slot, the VIERA line features contrast ratios from 3000:1 to 4000:1 for brilliant, razor-sharp pictures.
The Samsung television is equipped with CableCARD, a device that makes the set digitally ready to decode encrypted, or scrambled, content delivered from digital cable systems.
He reiterated ACA's support for new CableCARD regulations in which cable operators would no longer need to deploy expensive CableCARD-enabled set-top boxes while still required to support third-party boxes like TiVo that depend on CableCARDs to access encryption cable channels.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-August 19, 2011-Ceton unveils InfiniTV 4 USB CableCARD quad-tuner(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
The CableCARD concept was created by the cable industry in an effort to address these requirements.
Both models will feature integrated ATSC digital tuners and CableCARD compatibility...