[News] Visioneering, DigiLink Release Linux Design for IPTV Set-top Box - Linux

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  1. [News] Visioneering, DigiLink Release Linux Design for IPTV Set-top Box

    STB reference design runs Linux

    ,----[ Quote ]
    | Visioneering Corp. and DigiLink Software announced the availability of a
    | compact hardware/software reference design for an IPTV set-top box (STB). The
    | design runs MontaVista Linux on Visioneering's TI DaVinci-based Sonata STB
    | hardware platform, and comes with DigiLink's Linux-based software stack,
    | codecs, and development kit.
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    http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS8613945415.html


    Related:

    Electronics firms plan Internet televisions

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    | The new televisions will use Linux operating systems instead of
    | Microsoft Windows, it added. That feature is aimed at cutting the time
    | needed to boot up and reducing the risk of virus infection.
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    http://www.rawstory.com/news/2006/Pa....html#comments


    TV Makers to Collaborate on Internet TV Standards

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    | The new sets reportedly will be based on the Linux operating system.
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    http://www.linuxinsider.com/rsstory/52614.html


    ,----[ Quote ]
    | The Japanese consumer electronics companies aim to develop
    | broadband-enabled televisions that can download and display videos from
    | the internet wihtout the need for a separate set-top box or computer.
    |
    | They plan to establish a common standard for aspects of internet TV,
    | based on a Linux operating system.
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    http://informitv.com/articles/2006/0...ternettvplans/

  2. Re: [News] Visioneering, DigiLink Release Linux Design for IPTV Set-top Box

    On Thu, 29 Nov 2007 02:41:20 +0000, Roy Schestowitz
    wrote:

    >STB reference design runs Linux
    >
    >,----[ Quote ]
    >| Visioneering Corp. and DigiLink Software announced the availability of a
    >| compact hardware/software reference design for an IPTV set-top box (STB). The
    >| design runs MontaVista Linux on Visioneering's TI DaVinci-based Sonata STB
    >| hardware platform, and comes with DigiLink's Linux-based software stack,
    >| codecs, and development kit.
    >`----
    >
    >http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS8613945415.html
    >


    Huh?
    Is this something a consumer is supposed to use?
    WTF is it?


  3. Re: [News] Visioneering, DigiLink Release Linux Design for IPTV Set-top Box

    flatfish writes:

    > On Thu, 29 Nov 2007 02:41:20 +0000, Roy Schestowitz
    > wrote:
    >
    >>STB reference design runs Linux
    >>
    >>,----[ Quote ]
    >>| Visioneering Corp. and DigiLink Software announced the availability of a
    >>| compact hardware/software reference design for an IPTV set-top box (STB). The
    >>| design runs MontaVista Linux on Visioneering's TI DaVinci-based Sonata STB
    >>| hardware platform, and comes with DigiLink's Linux-based software stack,
    >>| codecs, and development kit.
    >>`----
    >>
    >>http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS8613945415.html
    >>

    >
    > Huh?
    > Is this something a consumer is supposed to use?
    > WTF is it?
    >


    It is, obviously, "alpha". It's a "reference design".

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