SetTopBox

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A '''SetTopBox''' or '''STB''' is an add-on box to your TV that which makes it possible to receive [[Digital Television]]. Usually this SetTopBox (STB) implements many nice features like an Electronic Program Guide ([[EPG]]), [[Recording]] and/or [[Streaming]] facilities, [[Time Shifting]] etc.
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A '''SetTopBox''' (short '''STB''') is an add-on box to your TV that which makes it possible to receive [[Digital Television]]. Usually this SetTopBox implements many nice features like an [[Electronic Program Guide]] (EPG), [[Recording]] and/or [[Streaming]] facilities, [[Time Shifting]] etc.
For PCs several free software projects implement a full-featured STB, some examples are [[VDR]], [[MythTV]], [[KaxTV]].
For PCs several free software projects implement a full-featured STB, some examples are [[VDR]], [[MythTV]], [[KaxTV]].

Revision as of 00:43, 3 April 2005

A SetTopBox (short STB) is an add-on box to your TV that which makes it possible to receive Digital Television. Usually this SetTopBox implements many nice features like an Electronic Program Guide (EPG), Recording and/or Streaming facilities, Time Shifting etc.

For PCs several free software projects implement a full-featured STB, some examples are VDR, MythTV, KaxTV.

For embdedded devices like the dbox2 or the Dreambox projects like Enigma and Neutrino provide a free software.

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