Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI), (NASDAQ:UEIC), the worldwide leader in universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home, and Amlogic Inc., a leading provider of system-on-a-chip for pay TV operators worldwide, will be jointly demonstrating UEIs latest innovations in control and sensing technologies on the S905D SoC platform at IBC2017.
The two companies have recently been working together to help ease STB OEM integration, with UEI pre-integrating its unique portfolio of technologies within Amlogics latest UHD STB chipset. This move is designed to enable a quick and efficient market deployment across the pay-TV ecosystem.
Consumers needs are evolving - they demand simple, universal control over their home entertainment and automation systems. At this years IBC, we want to share our approach for bringing sensing and control solutions into the living room to give consumers complete control over their home environment, says Menno Koopmans, Managing Director at UEI. Our joint demonstration with Amlogic will allow IBC attendees to witness this first-hand, giving them a chance to see what is possible when two technological giants come together and combine their talents and expertise.
The S905D SoC is ideally designed to meet operators requirements and to enable a high-quality user experience, says James Xie, Vice President of Corporate Business Strategy at Amlogic. Pre-integrating UEIs advanced remote control technologies on our platforms enables us to accelerate the deployment of UEIs user friendly way to manage the connected home into different operators worldwide
UEI is placing its entertainment control solutions at the center of the connected home. UEIs remote controls are built on UEIs extensive Android TV development experience and leverage the companys range of innovative features and technologies. Besides QuickSet®, the worlds only automated discovery, setup and control software, which has made the universal remote control a simple and user friendly way to manage the connected home in more than 450 million device installations worldwide, UEIs remote controls provide advanced Voice search and control capabilities over Bluetooth Low Energy, as well as One-Touch-View for reliable single button content access.
The Amlogic S905D SoC has been selected by major operators. It supports advanced media processing capable of decoding 4Kp60 10-bits HEVC and VP9 formats with advanced HDR schemes. It also boasts a quad-core 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 CPU and an ARM Mali-450 MP3 GPU capable of handling a sophisticated user experience. Its advanced operator-level security technologies like Trusted Video Path (TVP) and video watermarking ensures that high value content is managed to meet content owners needs. The modular and flexible Amlogic SDK enables to painlessly add support for differentiating features such as UEIs universal control and sensing technology.
To see the joint UEI / Amlogic demonstration, visit the UEI team in Hall 1 at Stand C41 or the Amlogic team in Hall 5 at Stand A28 at IBC2017 from September 15-19, 2017.
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Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC) is the worldwide leader in universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home.
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Amlogic is a global fabless system-on-a-chip (SoC) leader that provides open platform solutions for multimedia consumer devices including OTT/IP STBs, Smart TVs and Smart Home products.
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