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About MoCA

The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®) is the worldwide standard for home entertainment networking. It is the only such standard that appeals to all three pay TV segments–cable, satellite and IPTV. MoCA technology is also used to extend WiFi connectivity in the home.

MoCA has approximately 90 certified products and 60 members representing the home entertainment network value chain including service providers, OEMs, consumer electronics companies and chip vendors. Visit mocalliance.org for more information. MoCA is an internationally registered trademark.



About HDMI

Comprised of Hitachi, Panasonic Corporation, Royal Philips Electronics, Silicon Image, Sony Corporation, Technicolor S.A. (formerly known as Thomson) and Toshiba Corporation, the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) Founders have joined together to define a next-generation digital interface specification for consumer electronics products. HDMI is also supported by major motion picture producers, as well as satellite and cable companies.

HDMI Licensing, LLC is the licensing agent responsible for administering the licensing of the HDMI Specification, promoting the HDMI standard and providing education on the benefits of HDMI to retailers and consumers.


About CEA

CEA´s mission is to grow the consumer electronics industry.

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) unites 2,000 companies within the consumer technology industry. Members tap into valuable and innovative members-only resources: unparalleled market research, networking opportunities with business advocates and leaders, up-to-date educational programs and technical training, exposure in extensive promotional programs, and representation from the voice of the industry, CEA, promoting and advancing member needs and interests. Invest in the Consumer Electronics Association to strengthen your business´ future.



About CEDIA

The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) is an international trade association of companies that specialize in planning and installing electronic systems for the home. These systems include home networking, home automation and communication systems, media rooms, single or multi-room entertainment systems, and integrated whole-house subsystems providing lighting control, security, and HVAC systems.

CEDIA provides top-ranked educational conferences, industry professional training, and certification focused on the installation and integration of residential electronic systems that consumers use to enhance their lifestyles. One of CEDIA´s key missions and driving forces is public policy representation. CEDIA´s public policy efforts are designed to support CEDIA members and ensure that their abilities to own and operate their businesses are not impeded.



About SBCA

The Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association is the national trade organization representing all segments of the consumer satellite industry. It is committed to creating value added programs to improve the long term growth and sustainability of our member companies through member benefits, skills assessment and training. SBCA also provides industry leadership in protecting the rights of consumers and technicians to access the best in satellite delivered services and assuring it´s available at a fair price.

SBCA was founded on December 2, 1986, in Anaheim, California, through the merger of the Society for Private and Commercial Earth Stations (SPACE) and the Direct Broadcast Satellite Association (DBSA).

SBCA is headquartered in Washington, D.C.


About Entropic

Entropic Communications is a leading fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets system solutions to enable connected home entertainment. Their technology significantly changes the way high-definition television quality video, or HD video, and other multimedia content such as movies, music, games and photos are brought into and shared throughout the home.

They are a pioneer of key technologies that enable connected home networking of digital entertainment over existing coax. They are a founding member of MoCA, a global home networking consortium that sets standards for the distribution of video and other multimedia entertainment over coax.


About Echostar

With more than 2,400 employees world-wide, EchoStar has nearly 30 years of experience in designing, developing, and distributing award-winning advanced television set-top boxes and related products for service operators, as well as providing state-of-the-art satellite operations.

EchoStar designs and delivers the future of video and data solutions for consumers, enterprise, and service operators around the world, focusing on next-generation convergence technologies, products, and services for entertainment and communications applications.

EchoStar Corporation is an independent, publicly-traded company on the NASDAQ market (ticker: SATS), comprised of both wholly-owned subsidiaries and global operating divisions. EchoStar is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, with additional operations world-wide.


About Minerva

ENABLING A BETTER TELEVISION EXPERIENCE

Minerva's goal is to enable service providers to offer an enjoyable television experience to their subscribers, on any device, across any network, at any time. Every day more than two hundred operators around the world deliver compelling television services powered by our platforms.

Entertainment and information consumption patterns are increasingly driven by users´ choices and preferences. Minerva xTVFusion enables operators to empower subscribers to customize their viewing experience and enjoy a broad set of television services. By offering consumers a consistent user experience across multiple content sources networks, applications and devices, service providers can increase market penetration and build customer loyalty.


About Sigma Designs

Sigma Designs is a leading provider of system-on-chip (SoC) solutions used to deliver entertainment and control throughout the home. Sigma offers both highly integrated SoC solutions as well as stand-alone chips that include the following functions:
  • Media Processing
  • Wired and Wireless Networking
  • Video Processing
  • Home Control
These chipsets are supported with board-level reference designs, sophisticated system software, and technical documentation to form a complete solution for a variety of set-top boxes, consumer electronics, AV network devices, home control systems, and selected commercial systems.


About Veramatrix

Verimatrix specializes in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe. The award-winning and independently audited Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) and ViewRight® solutions offer an innovative approach for cable, satellite, terrestrial and IPTV operators to cost-effectively extend their networks and enable new business models. 3 Dimensional Content Security

As the recognized leader in software-based security solutions for premier service providers, Verimatrix has pioneered the 3-Dimensional Security approach that offers flexible layers of protection techniques to address evolving business needs and revenue threats. Award-winning products, a global roster of tier one operator deployments and a comprehensive technical vision put Verimatrix at the forefront of the digital video business.

Verimatrix offers a range of solutions built on a common core of modern, software-based security technologies that bring real cost advantages over legacy approaches. Our layered content security approach offers a transparent consumer experience that helps establish the new competitive standard for innovative network operators – Any Screen, Any Network, Any Threat.