Furthermore, the high performance hardware, which operates 10 times faster than its predecessors, and the in-house developed middleware*4 afford an extensive range of services such as terrestrial digital broadcasting, BS and multi channels, video on-demand, music, karaoke, e-books, and shopping, which have been available from “Hikari TV.” Also available are “Hikari TV games,” which are the first cloud-based games for TV in Japan, and “Hikari TV applications,” which are downloaded in the same manner as with a smartphone, but are then enjoyed on a larger TV screen.
Sumitomo Electric Networks will continue to provide high quality and easy-to-use products in order to support video streaming services, which are expected to become even more sophisticated in the future.
*1 Terminal receiving video data sent from broadband lines for viewing on a TV.
*2 Requires external USB-HDD for recording.
*3 Method of mutually providing music and video content between digital devices connected to a home network.
*4 Software operating between the operating system (OS) and applications. Includes video viewing, recording function, DLNA function, copyright control function, video content protection function, remote firmware update function, etc.
- StreamCruiser is a trademark or registered trademark of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
- Android is a trademark or registered trademark of Google Inc.
- DLNA is a trademark or registered trademark of Digital Living Network Alliance.