Sigma Designs, a provider of System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions for home entertainment, connectivity and converging multimedia delivery, have announced that Novabase Digital TV Technologies, GmbH, company owned by Novabase, the Portuguese leader in IT, has selected Sigma Designs’ SMP8674 media processor for its HDMI-Stick IPTV STB. The device will debut at the 2014 CES show in Las Vegas 7-10 January 2014, and is the first operator-class HDMI-stick form factor IP-STB that is HbbTV compliant. The advanced, cost-effective solution also runs “httvLink” middleware by the French middleware vendor HTTV.
“Novabase is excited to partner with Sigma Designs and HTTV in our innovative form factor product,” says Michael Pauli, managing director of Novabase Digital Technologies TV GmbH. “Sigma has a reputation for working with cutting edge solutions for service providers.”