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The Apple Interactive Television Box is a set-top box developed by Apple Computer (now .... The Oracle Media Server (OMS) initially ran on hardware produced by Larry Ellison's nCube Systems company, but ... an 8-pin serial connector designed to connect to the Apple System/Peripheral 8 port on the rear of the set-top box.

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A set-top box (STB) or set-top unit (STU) is an information appliance device that generally ... However, most cable systems could not accommodate the full 54- 890 MHz ... In IPTV networks, the set-top box is a small computer providing two- way .... connector no longer suitable for interconnection to decryption hardware.

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www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4649762

Compared with personal computer (PC)-based or mobile-based systems, ... The primary feature of this system is the local storage and set-top box, which ... sections discuss the hardware, software, and hybrid cloud architectures of this system.

www.theverge.com/2012/5/17/2997361/buying-set-top-box-buying-guide

May 17, 2012 ... So you've decided to buy a set-top box, and bring the internet and all its ... system on your TV — no extra remotes, boxes, or cables necessary. ... But even among the traditional set-top group, there's a lot of variation in extra hardware ... It also gets huge movie files off your computer, and onto the typically ...

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Aug 5, 2016 ... IPTV Set Top Box Streaming Hardware Options ... Using a laptop or desktop computer is a good way to stream IPTV content. ... pack in a lot of hardware that makes streaming no problem along with a familiar operating system.

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An IBM copper-based 750FX Power PC processor ... initializes the various set- top hardware components; ... between the head-end systems and the set-top box.

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Set-top boxes are designed to do one thing; computers are designed to do everything. If you want hardware options, get a computer. ... a Home Theater System How To Make Your Raspberry Pi Into a Home Theater System Four weeks on and ...

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Jul 30, 2017 ... Set Top Box or STB has become an integral part of TV viewing in many ... They are used in cable television and satellite television systems, as well ..... time, and the model of upgrading the hardware as seen in the PC market ...