Entropic to Showcase Connected Home Silicon and Software at TV Connect 2014

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SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, will proudly highlight its advanced silicon and software solutions at the upcoming TV Connect 2014, held in Grand Hall, Olympia, London, from 18-20 March 2014.

At TV Connect – Stand #124, Entropic will demonstrate how its solutions:

  • DELIVER ENTERTAINMENT TO MORE TUNERS IN THE HOME. Entropic's powerful satellite solutions deliver a robust, high-performance end-to-end satellite system. The Company captures satellite signals and distributes high definition (HD) content into and throughout the home with its single-wire analog and digital Channel Stacking Switch (CSS™) solutions. Entropic is the global leader in both CSS and dCSS deployments and offers the first and only dCSS product deployed. At TV Connect, the Company will discuss how its dCSS solutions deliver high-performance TV viewing experiences to more tuners in the home.
  • CONNECT CONTENT ANYWHERE IN THE HOME. Entropic invented the MoCA® Home Networking technology, which delivers the most reliable whole-home networking backbone to power the shift from broadcast to IP video delivery. At TV Connect, Entropic will demonstrate new MoCA-based solutions for the European market and show QoS-based 4KTV streaming with our MoCA 2.0 technology.
  • ENABLE SECURE TV VIEWING EXPERIENCES. Entropic's platform silicon solutions are the foundation for the Connected Home of the future. At TV Connect, Entropic will highlight its first fully-integrated set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) family, which integrates HEVC decoding, MoCA® 2.0 and full-band capture. The Company will also show its Open RDK (Reference Design Kit) SoC platform that leverages the OpenEmbedded core technology and the Yocto Project™ development environment allowing operators implementing RDK the ability to minimize software diversity in their STBs. Entropic will also show RDK and Android running on its HDMI IP-based set-top box (IP-STB) stick that supports broadcast quality conditional access security (CAS).

Entropic's Noel McKenna, vice president, Sales – Europe, Middle East and India, will also participate on a panel that will look at best practices for multiscreen strategies, whole-home management of services and devices as well as how to ensure device interoperability in the home. Session details include:

Session: Combining New Media and Traditional TV Accessories in the Home
Track: Experience Track | Digital Home – Connected TV Services in the Smart Home Hub
Date: Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Time: 16:00

For more information about Entropic's presence at the TV Connect 2014 Conference, or to schedule a meeting with on-site executives, please visit the event section of Entropic's website.

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, please visit Entropic at: www.entropic.com, read our blog Entropic Topics, or get social with us at @Entropic_News, or on Facebook, Google+, YouTube and LinkedIn.

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Forward Looking Statements

Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical in nature constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding Entropic's SoC, CSS or MoCA technologies, their related prospects and their role in the future of connected home entertainment. 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, competition, risks associated with Entropic dependence on a limited number of customers and suppliers, technology risks, the risk that the market for HD video and multimedia content delivery solutions may not develop as Entropic anticipates and other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of Entropic's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 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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