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Radical new SKY TV box in development

June 4th, 2006 · No Comments

Is a radical new Sky TV box waiting in the wings? Reports suggest that NDS, the Israeli codehouse responsible for the smart card viewing technology used in Sky receivers, is working on set top box technology with hitherto unseen functionality. The futuristic receiver would allow users to edit video content from different programme sources, select camera angle for sports broadcasts and stream internet TV and content from News Corp websites (Myspace or IGN for example).
The new box will debut in the US under the Direct TV brand, but once the software is completed the technology could be rolled out across the rest of the Sky empire. And we thought the HD box was clever…

Tags: Broadcasting · High definition TV · Trade

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