Humax selects ANT Galio for next-gen STBs

South Korean firm Humax has selected the ANT Galio Platform as the basis for the next-generation of its range of satellite, IPTV and hybrid set-top boxes, due to launch by the end of this year.

ANT, a UK firm specialising in software and services for the delivery of digital TV, provides a standards-based environment which is described as allowing Humax to design and develop a range of new applications for the set-top boxes, while benefiting from reduced time to market, long-term standards compatibility and improved performance.

“We are always looking to add exciting new applications to our range of set-top boxes and the ANT Galio Platform will provide us with a software environment that enables us to focus entirely on delivering a compelling end-user experiences in the broadcast markets," said Dr. Jong Uk Kim, CTO of Humax.