DiscVision provides technology for eviado Hybrid PVR system
DiscVision @ IFA 200904.09. - 09.09.2009
DiscVision provides major parts of the overall software stack of a complete set of STB / PVR products that are marketed under the brand name "eviado". Leading distributors like max communication GmbH and Sky Vision Satellitentechnik GmbH will distribute this technology on the European market. A first view on the current product generation of eviado can be done at IFA 2009 in Berlin.
The system shown on IFA 2009 integrates a hybrid digital satellite receiver that provides PVR-ready functionality for DVB-S2 contens as well a an easy to use web portal for a large number of leading Internet applications that are all presented in a way that make them usable on a TV set. The web portal is based on an embedded web browser that provides CE-HTML functionality.
The system integrates a progressive download Video-on-Demand application and protects the content using SecureMedia DRM system. The system is an open platform and more and more Internet services will be provided to the platform during its lifetime. The receiver presented on IFA will compliy to the newest standards in terms of signal protection and will integrate CI+ and comply to the Astra HD+ specification. Thus, it will be possible to record DVB-S2 signals that are protected using CI+ on the external USB HDD. The overall solution has been set up by a network of companies.