Harmonic Data Systems Unveils External Satellite Receiver
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Harmonic Data Systems Ltd. (HDS) Monday unveiled a DVB standards-based, external satellite receiver designed to deliver high-speed Internet access via satellite.
Satbox can be installed by connecting it to a desktop PC or laptop directly through the USB port. The company states that set up is completed within 60 seconds and no in-depth technical knowledge is required for its connection.
The receiver, which is designed to support digital TV reception on the PC, complies with DVB/MPE and MPEG-2 standards.
"We are offering a `plug and play' device as part of our end-to-end CyberStream solution," said Effi Atad, president of Harmonic Data Systems. "We have made it easier than ever to take advantage of high-speed Internet access via satellite."
HDS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harmonic Inc.
, a supplier of digital and lightwave based communications systems.