ST promotes progress to UHD TV, with STB chipset

March 14, 2014 // By Graham Prophet
STMicroelectronics and SoftAtHome, a provider of home operating platforms enabling convergent services for the digital home, are to extend their extended collaboration to enable operators to deliver Ultra High Definition (UHD) on the set-top boxes.

With UHD content increasing and being transmitted for the first time from some major international sporting events, including the Winter Olympic Games and the forthcoming FIFA World Cup, the partners believe that 2014 is set to be the year for 4K lift-off. The integration of ST’s Cannes Ultra/STiH312 client-box SoCs in SoftAtHome’s ScreenAtHome software platform enables solutions for delivering UHD content in the digital home and uprating operators’ offerings beyond traditional pay-TV services. It will also allow Ultra High Definition content streaming over broadband and other high-speed connections.


SoftAtHome is an operator-backed software company headquartered in France with development and sales teams also in Belgium and the UAE;