en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Set-top_box

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.

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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 ...

www.amazon.com/Essential-Guide-Digital-Set-Top-Interactive/dp/0130173606

The Essential Guide to Digital Set-Top Boxes and Interactive TV [Gerard ... the development of a new computing paradigm that is focussed on the home .... your operating system and hardware confirguracion essential for technicians Cable TV.

www.hindawi.com/journals/ijrc/2013/783501

Dec 16, 2012 ... International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing ... A SoC is a complex system, and the integration and validation of the ... the set-top box hardware architecture, the H.264/AVC video decoder, ... Beyond set-top boxes, this solution could also be reused in other systems such as tablets or mobile phones.

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 ...

www.extremetech.com/computing/144559-intel-prepares-to-launch-new-set-top-box-and-streaming-tv-service-but-will-the-tv-industry-finally-play-ball

Jan 2, 2013 ... Intel is reportedly going to build another set top box -- but will this ... create value by driving innovation in software and hardware design. ... You could connect an HDMI or DVI cable to your computer and ... is less important than what Intel bakes into the operating system and content distribution agreements.

www.wirelesshack.org/iptv-set-top-box-streaming-hardware-options.html

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.