EchoStar Debuts at ANGACable 2012 to Showcase Highly Innovative Connected Device Solutions
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EchoStar Debuts at ANGACable 2012 to Showcase Highly Innovative Connected Device Solutions

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EchoStar Debuts at ANGACable 2012 to Showcase Highly Innovative Connected Device Solutions PR Newswire STEETON, England, June 7, 2012 - EchoStar to make its first appearance at ANGACable; highlights (hall 10.1, stand number O34) include the Ultra Slim Box 'the slimmest digital TV recorder in the world', an Android™-powered IP set-top box and an advanced, multi- tuner cable gateway. STEETON, England, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar (NASDAQ: SATS), a leading supplier of added-value, connected device solutions to the digital TV industry, will showcase a variety of highly innovative and versatile connected device solutions at ANGACable 2012 in Cologne, Germany, 12 – 14 June 2012. Advanced solutions for pay TV operators will be featured alongside EchoStar's rapidly expanding retail product range, which includes the Slingbox® suite of TV Anywhere products from Sling Media and EchoStar branded digital set-top boxes (STBs). The company will showcase an array of products that will enable pay TV operators to exploit the potential of IP connectivity and expand their business models into new markets. Showcasing in hall 10.1, stand number O34: Ultra Slim Box – recently launched on the UK's Freeview+ HD platform, the product is the slimmest commercially available digital TV recorder in the world.

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EchoStar Debuts at ANGACable 2012 to
Showcase Highly Innovative Connected Device
Solutions
PR Newswire
STEETON, England, June 7, 2012
- EchoStar to make its first appearance at ANGACable; highlights (hall 10.1,
stand number O34) include the Ultra Slim Box 'the slimmest digital TV recorder
in the world', an Android™-powered IP set-top box and an advanced, multi-
tuner cable gateway.
STEETON,
England
,
June 7, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar (NASDAQ: SATS), a
leading supplier of added-value, connected device solutions to the digital TV
industry, will showcase a variety of highly innovative and versatile connected
device solutions at ANGACable 2012 in
Cologne, Germany
, 12 –
14 June 2012
.
Advanced solutions for pay TV operators will be featured alongside EchoStar's
rapidly expanding retail product range, which includes the Slingbox® suite of
TV Anywhere products from Sling Media and EchoStar branded digital set-top
boxes (STBs). The company will showcase an array of products that will enable
pay TV operators to exploit the potential of IP connectivity and expand their
business models into new markets.
Showcasing in hall 10.1, stand number O34:
Ultra Slim Box
– recently launched on the UK's Freeview+ HD platform, the product
is the slimmest commercially available digital TV recorder in the world. Despite a
compact form factor of just 14mm deep, the Ultra Slim Box's feature set is
uncompromised with a high capacity 500GB hard disk drive, twin tuner, HDMI®
connection and Internet connectivity for accessing over-the-top (OTT) content.
Android™-powered IP set-top box
-
designed to enable operators and content
providers to enrich their service portfolios by extending services over IP using an
extensive, scalable web-centric application development platform.
Advanced Cable Gateway
-
delivering the next generation in cable services, the
fully-functioning advanced gateway combines wide band multi-tuner cable TV
reception, personal video recording and the ability to share content with client devices
inside or outside the home.
TV Anywhere -
a TV anywhere device ecosystem including Slingbox® retail products,
integrated SlingLoaded® technology and
whole home DVR
based industry standards
and protocols and incorporating a number of client solutions interfacing with an
Advanced Cable Gateway.
Complete range of cable connected devices -
including the recently launched
HDC-
420
; an advanced, high definition (HD) STB that is pre-integrated with CA and
embedded software. EchoStar will also showcase its HDC-600 series Unitymedia DVR.
All connected devices - from entry-level HD STBs to fully-featured advanced cable
gateways – have been designed to support the industry's leading conditional access
and middleware solutions.
"From the world's slimmest commercially available DVR to our latest multi
tuner advanced cable solution we intend to illustrate our commitment to
connected device innovation," commented Rhod Williams, Senior Vice President
and General Manager of EchoStar Europe. "As a forward looking company, we
wish to impart our entrepreneurial spirit and show how we intend to support
free and pay TV operators to deliver a new generation of services to their
customers using the most advanced technology available."
Providing the innovation focus and recently launched to great press accolade in
the UK, will be the Ultra Slim Box the slimmest digital TV recorder in the world.
Despite a compact form factor, the feature set is uncompromised. Underneath
the hood is a high capacity 500GB hard disk drive which allows up to 300 hours
of recording space, a twin tuner to ensure that consumers can watch one
channel whilst recording another and an HDMI® connection for crystal clear
picture quality. Internet connectivity provides access to Smart TV features
including over-the-top (OTT) services, catch-up TV and on demand content as
well as the ability to upgrade to the latest software and features online. Visitors
will also be able to check out the latest Android™-powered STB technology with
live TV app demonstrations featuring popular games and other compelling
content delivered over the Internet.
To book a personal product demonstration contact: sales@echostar-
europe.com.
Android is a trademark of Google Inc. The FREEVIEW+ HD words and logos are
trademarks of DTV Services Ltd. HDMI, the HDMI Logo and High-Definition
Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI
Licensing LLC. All other brand and product names are or may be trademarks
of, and are used to identify products or services of their respective owners.