Entropic Highlights Systems-Level Silicon Solutions for the Chinese Pay-TV Market at ICTC 2013

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HANGZHOU, China, Oct. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (International Coverage and Transmission Conference) -- This week at the 2013 International Coverage and Transmission Conference (ICTC) in Hangzhou, China, Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, will showcase its systems-level silicon solutions focused on advancing the Pay-TV entertainment experience in China.

At ICTC 2013, the Company will showcase its platform silicon solutions in action, including:

  • Broadband Access. Entropic reliably brings digital entertainment into the home with its c.LINK® Broadband Access solutions, which distribute content to the point of entry over a common coaxial cable. At ICTC, the Company will demonstrate the highest performance (800Mbps), most scalable, cost-effective EoC solution to meet the industry's extensive broadband requirements. Entropic will also highlight how MSOs are integrating c.LINK into advanced set-top boxes to provide exceptional connectivity performance for video applications and in-home interactivity.
  • MoCA Home Networking. Entropic invented the MoCA home networking technology which enables the distribution of high-quality high-definition (HD) content throughout the home. At ICTC, the Company will show the value that MoCA-based solutions bring to the China market to enable more HD services and to extend wireless home coverage.
  • Set-top Box System-on-a-Chip (SoC) Solutions. Entropic's high processing, low power SoC platform is ideal for the Chinese market. At ICTC, the Company will highlight the innovative video processing and scaling capabilities of its silicon, and discuss how MSOs can deploy advanced IPTV services by leveraging the capabilities of its SoC platform.

Entropic will also present the need for new Ethernet-over-Coax (EoC) Broadband Access solutions and the rising interest for MoCA® (Multimedia over Coax Alliance) home network technologies to enable the most reliable home distribution backbone over a home's existing coaxial cabling. Tom Luan, Entropic's vice president, China Operations will present on these two leading technologies on:

  • Date: October 24, 2013
  • Time: 3:10pm – 3:30pm
  • Location: 3rd floor, Conference Hall B

"ICTC is an important event for Entropic, as it gives us a platform to showcase next-generation technologies that are required to meet China's NGB – Next Generation Broadcasting – initiative," said Luan. "Our EoC Broadband Access technology coupled with our MoCA home networking and advanced set-top box solutions give MSOs in China a systems-level approach to deliver higher quality, IP-based entertainment."

About Entropic

Entropic™ (Nasdaq:ENTR) is a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home. The Company transforms how traditional HDTV broadcast and IP-based streaming video content is seamlessly, reliably, and securely delivered, processed, and distributed into and throughout the home. Entropic's next-generation Set-top Box (STB) System-on-a-Chip (SoC) and Connectivity solutions enable Pay-TV operators to offer consumers more captivating whole-home entertainment experiences by transforming the way digital entertainment is delivered, connected and consumed – in the home and on the go. For more information, visit Entropic at: www.entropic.com.

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Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical in nature constitute "forward-looking statements." Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the expected benefits of Entropic's technology solutions, and continued or future integration of technology into products of OEMs. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause Entropic's actual results to be materially different from historical results or from any results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to risks related to product development, risks related to new product introductions and customer acceptance of new products; Entropic's dependence on a limited number of customers; the effects of competition from alternative technologies; Entropic's dependence on service providers' connected home needs and requirements;; the risk that the market for Entropic's solutions may not develop as anticipated; the effect of intellectual property rights claims; and other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of Entropic's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. Entropic is providing this information as of the date of this release and does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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