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J:COM Unveils First IP-VOD Set-Top Box Using An Entropic-Based PIXELA Solution

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (IBC Exhibition; Entropic Meeting Suite – Hall 13; G106/G107) - PIXELA CORPORATION, a leading Japanese image processing solution provider and Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, announced today Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd. (J:COM), the largest multiple system operator (MSO) in Japan based on the number of customers served, has unveiled its first IP-based Video-on-Demand (VOD) set-top box (STB) using an Entropic-powered PIXELA solution. The new device will be demonstrated this week at the IBC Exhibition in Amsterdam at the RAI Convention Center, September 13-17, 2013, at Entropic's Meeting Suite, Hall 13; Suite G106/G107.

In August 2013, J:COM and Jupiter Entertainment CO., Ltd., a subsidiary of J:COM, began to deploy its IP-based VOD service, named "milplus," to provide subscribers with more than 10,000 entertainment choices from across a variety of genres, including anime, movies and live sports. To access the VOD programming, subscribers must use the PIXELA/Entropic IP-STB, PRD-MA100-JE1. The IP-STB uses Entropic's most advanced system-on-a-chip (SoC) technology, the EN7588.

The "milplus" IP-VOD service is compatible for viewing across multiple devices from subscriber's televisions and personal computers to tablet devices and smart phones. To power the "milplus" TV service, Jupiter Entertainment chose the compact profile PIXELA design embedded with Entropic's EN7588. The EN7588 is Entropic's high performance cable IP-STB SoC with a dual-core 5000 DMIPS ARM® Cortex™-A9 processor with NEON™ SIMD extensions. It leverages advanced 3D graphics capabilities, an innovative power management system and offers a complete broadcast receiver decoder chain, featuring a DVB-C demodulator, a multi-stream transport processor, and multi-format, multi-channel A/V decoder engines.

"We worked very closely with PIXELA and Entropic to design an IP-STB solution for our 'milplus' IP-VOD service that has the advanced media processing, performance and engagement capabilities required to enable our subscribers to easily access high quality, high-definition entertainment across any screen," said Masato Matsuura, general manager, New Business Development Dept., Jupiter Entertainment. "By empowering our subscribers to watch their content in new ways via the PIXELA/Entropic IP-STB solution, we can both grow our media business and stay highly competitive in the Japanese cable television industry."

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