* Motorola passes 2M IP set-tops shipped
By Brian Santo
Motorola said it has shipped its two-millionth Internet Protocol (IP) set-top box, five months after the shipment of its millionth. The mark was surpassed with a shipment of another 50,000 units to TeliaSonera, Sweden’s largest telecommunications company.
* Imake’s ERM software showing at IBC
By Traci Patterson
The software will allow cable operators to dynamically assign services to QAMs, enabling them to bring more programs and services to market on the same network, the company said. OpenVision ERM is integrated with Arris’ D5 Universal EdgeQAM and Harmonic’s 9000 NSG QAM, and the software will be ready for delivery in Q4.
* Pixelmetrix offers end-to-end IPTV monitoring
By Brian Santo
Pixelmetrix introduced its EndGame quality management solution for IPTV, a suite of tools the company says spans the entire content delivery chain, all the way from the headend to individual customers.
The company’s DVStation-IP³ On-Air Content Validation (OCV) system assures the right and expected content is on the pipe; the automatic On-Air Content Validation (OCV) is a function of the Pixelmetrix DVStation that validates the service structure of all services on each MPTS under test in real-time versus an expected “golden” state.
* Haight joins Lindsay Broadband as U.S. VP of sales
By Mike Robuck
Cable industry veteran Jonathan Haight has been hired as vice president of sales, U.S., by Lindsay Broadband. Prior to joining Lindsay Broadband, Haight worked for EGT. He has more than 12 years in the broadband and broadcast industries, including stints at Motorola, Scientific Atlanta, and BarcoNet.