Press Release Summary:
Comprised of 6 models, Motorola DCH Series delivers surround sound audio as well as SD and HD video that can be scaled to 720p or 1080i resolution. Products include hard drive for time- and place-shifting capabilities as well as media storage. Enabling on-demand and interactive digital cable programming, series provides connectivity via High-Definition Multimedia InterfaceÂ®, optical and coaxial digital audio outputs, and IEEE 1394a, USB, and Ethernet interfaces.
Original Press Release:
New Motorola Digital Cable Set-Tops Have Industry-Leading Features, Great Design
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today brings together all-digital advanced home entertainment experiences and innovative new styling with the introduction of the company's portfolio of fully redesigned digital cable set-tops.
The announcement was made at the 2007 International Consumer Electronics show (8-11 January, Las Vegas Convention Center) where Motorola is displaying the new products at Stand #8545.
The new Motorola DCH Series will enable consumers to enjoy a superior digital cable viewing experience. The products deliver high-definition video that can be scaled to 720p or 1080i resolution, surround sound audio, a hard drive for time-shifting of TV shows and storage of customer-created media, and advanced processing -- all for bringing a full world of on-demand and interactive digital cable programming into the connected home.
Motorola DCH set-tops are also built to deliver the Motorola Follow Me TV experience, which enables consumers to place-shift video, pictures, music, and more throughout their home and to their compatible mobile devices. The product family includes an array of interfaces including -- High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)(R), optical and coaxial digital audio outputs, IEEE 1394a, USB, and Ethernet -- for seamlessly linking the set-top with home theater systems or media networks.
But the new Motorola DCH Series is about more than just great technology. These set-tops feature a striking new design, conceived from the same Motorola ingenuity that created the iconic MOTORAZR(R). With a brushed silver exterior, translucent black front bezel, and a new front display, the Motorola DCH Series will be a sleek addition to your home theater cabinet.
"With a striking balance between great technology and great design, the new Motorola DCH digital cable set-tops can serve as the perfect multimedia hub for any connected home," said John Burke, Motorola senior vice president and general manager, Digital Video Solutions. "We are pleased to provide cable operators with an advanced platform that enables them to bring a high-end video experience to their customers."
Product Features and Specifications
There are six models in the new Motorola DCH Series of digital cable set-tops:
Motorola DCH100 -- An all-digital, standard-definition (SD) interactive cable set-top with an integrated MoCA(TM) home networking interface.
Motorola DCH200 -- A standard-definition interactive digital cable set-top with support for analog services.
Motorola DCH3200 -- An all-digital, high-definition interactive cable set-top.
Motorola DCH6200 -- A high-definition interactive digital cable set-top with support for analog services.
Motorola DCH3416 -- An all-digital, high-definition digital video recorder and interactive cable set-top with a standard 160 GB hard drive for storage of content.
Motorola DCH6416 -- A high-definition digital video recorder and interactive digital cable set-top with support for analog services and a standard 160 GB hard drive for storage of content.
All products comply with the FCC separable security mandate with support for CableCARD(TM) technology. In addition, these products support Motorola's Linux-Java(TM) software platform and the Open Cable Application Platform (OCAP)(TM) initiative.
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our vision of Seamless Mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that you want and need. We do this by designing and delivering "must have" products, "must do" experiences and powerful networks -- along with a full complement of support services. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of US $35.3 billion in 2005. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit www.motorola.com .
MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent and Trademark Office. CableCARD and OCAP are trademarks of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. MOTORAZR is a registered trademark of Motorola, Inc. HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners.