Cavium family of Celestial Set Top Box processors offer industry leading integration and best price-performance for Set Top Box, Digital TV and High Definition Multimedia player applications. The Celestial CNC1800X family combines a 1080p60 multi-standard video decoder and H.264 encoder with advanced conditional access, transport, picture quality processing and uses industry standard ARM CPU’s. The High degree of integration deployed in the CNC1800X Set Top Box processor family is intended to provide OEMs and service providers with aggressive system bill-of-materials (BOM) cost in order to enable mass market adoption in such devices as DVB-C, DVB-S and DVB-T Set Top Boxes, Blu-ray players, Networked Multimedia devices and Internet connected TVs.
The Celestial CNC1800X Set Top Box processors are targeted for use in media rich free-to-air, Operator PayTV and Digital TV applications; including Cable, satellite and terrestrial set top boxes that can include DVR and video conferencing capabilities, Multi-channel media server’s, thin client Set Top Boxes, High Definition DVD players and Media Players.
The Celestial CNC1800X product family consists of the CNC1800H and CNC1800L product lines, which are differentiated based on HDD capabilities, support for video conferencing, CPU performance and advanced conditional access. The SoCs are provided with a complete SDK and middleware based on Linux driver support and an extensive API for controlling key video parameters, building Graphical User Interfaces and managing HDD recording and playback. Application-specific Celestial CNC1800X evaluation systems and reference designs are also available.