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Pixelworks Technology Drives Hauppauge’s Cordcutter TV a Dual-Tuner Over-the-Air (OTA) Streaming Solution
Hauppauge’s Cordcutter TV is a dual-tuner OTA device for streaming ATSC High-Definition (HD) digital TV and clear QAM digital cable TV over a home Wi-Fi network. With an MSRP of
Powered by Pixelworks’ XCode 5516 processor with advanced transcoding technology, Hauppauge’s Cordcutter TV offers a compelling combination of product versatility and high-quality video output. More specifically, the XCode 5516 is capable of simultaneously transcoding two HD MPEG2 to H.264 video streams, while preserving the video quality of the original stream. Pixelworks’ advanced transcoding technology also includes adaptive bitrate streaming (ABR), enabling the Cordcutter TV to deliver OTA video content in a format optimized for a broad array of mobile devices.
"By leveraging the advanced technologies in Pixelworks’ XCode 5516, we have launched a wireless TV receiver for customers who would like to watch live, free, over-the-air HD TV. The XCode 5516 allows us to achieve ease of installation, mobile and media device compatibility, wireless connectivity and high-quality video playback,” said
"The number of consumers ‘cutting-the-cord’ continues to grow, as a result of innovative new products such as Hauppauge’s Cordcutter TV that make it easier to seamlessly access and stream high-quality OTA broadcast TV across numerous devices. Pixelworks’ XCode 5516 and its market-leading transcoding technology with multi-tuner support is a key enabler of these next generation streaming solutions, and we are excited to have our technology integrated into Hauppauge’s newest device for OTA streaming,” said
Features of the Hauppauge Cordcutter TV:
- Dual ATSC and clear QAM tuners in one small box, which enables simultaneous streaming of two TV channels to two separate devices.
- Completely wireless solution by connecting an OTA antenna to an existing Wi-Fi router over 2.5Ghz or 5Ghz.
- Stream live HD TV to smartphones, tablets and media devices, such as Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV.
- Two built-in hardware transcoders provide optimal battery life on mobile devices.
- ‘myTV’ app, available for iOS and Android devices, allows viewer to watch, pause and record live HD TV on a smartphone or tablet.
Low Power/ Small Form Factor design.
The Hauppauge Cordcutter TV product is available today at
Hauppauge has been delivering TV for personal computers and mobile devices since 1990 and is the leading developer and manufacturer of digital video recorders, digital TV and data broadcast receiver products for PC’s. The Company’s Internet web site can be found at http://www.hauppauge.com. Hauppauge, Cordcutter TV, myTV and WinTV are registered trademarks of
Source: Pixelworks, Inc.