Harry Wang

The Role of the Set-Top Box

The set-top box (STB) is the primary point of entry into the digital home for television services, including cable TV, DTH, and IPTV. This device has evolved beyond its historical role as a simple black box sitting on top of a large TV set into a smaller form-factor...

Digital TV Transition: Tour de Europe

1.0 The Migration to Digital The countdown to the digital switchover deadline began years ago in Europe, when each country passed legislation to set the final date for turning off analog broadcasting and switching on digital broadcasting. The motivations are...

Digital Home Health—A Primer

1.0 Digital Home Health: Overview 1.1 Defining Digital Home Health Home healthcare enters a new stage in the digital age. Previous care delivery models included paid nurse visits, traditional phone-based telemedicine applications, and assisted living/nursing homecare,...