It has been a number of years since Faultline has taken a close look at the set top in a report, reviewing its future role and likely feature set changes.
In this free comprehensive review of set top technology and market drivers, we investigate the main topics that are redefining the future for set tops:
- Architectural changes to the set top platform: functions that are most likely to be on device, in the cloud and at the edge of the network
- Need for faster time to market which is driving the migration of functions from specialized hardware to software-driven functions
- User Experience as a source of differentiation, and the new features that will drive change
- Important developments in the ecosystem including: Security, Codecs, Middleware, Content Rights and Hardware