Intel secretly testing set-top box with more than 2,000 employees

By Shawn Knight
Jun 25, 2013
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  1. We’ve known for some time now that Intel is working on a streaming set-top box but we are now hearing that it’s being tested exclusively by more than 2,000 Intel employees in the wild. These prototype units will be vastly...

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  2. mosu

    mosu TS Guru Posts: 475   +84

    "It?s clear based on this trial run alone that Intel is serious about the set-top market. A successful ?beta? test could give the chip maker all sorts of useful metrics like usage habits, logistics, quality and stability of the product and how the back-end will handle heavy loads" Bull###t, it's all about encryption and this is the key to lock up some content.
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    How much of a secret can it be with more than 2000 people already using it and the rest of the world reading about on the web?
  4. paojet

    paojet TS Rookie

    It is interested to refer an Intel's PCT/CN2011/001550 patent application. You will learn more about Intel's STB after reading the patent.

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