Set-Top Boxes for IPTV Operators

About Dune HD

Dune HD was founded in 2005 and specializes in the development and production of set-top boxes for IPTV and cable operators, as well as universal media players for the consumer market. In recent years, Dune HD has received more awards for its multifunctional media players than any other company, largely due to the unique software. Dune HD products are available in more than 80 countries.


The company has more than 10 years of experience in customizing hardware / software and supporting various operator projects of any complexity in various countries. Examples of projects / customers: IPSweden (Sweden), KartinaTV (Germany + Europe + USA), PolskyTV (Poland), Chitram TV (India), K-NET (France), MTS (Russia), Megafon (Russia), Kievstar (Ukraine), Beeline (Kazakhstan), Watson (Finland), Sapphire (Gibraltar).


Dune HD can provide the following services in the scope of operator's projects:

  • Customization of equipment to customer requirements (including modification and custom design of PCBA, casing, remote control)
  • Customization of software to customer requirements (including BSP, bootloader, kernel, OS, drivers, AOSP, mediaplayer, DRM, middleware, GUI)
  • Participation in requirements analysis and the design of key architecture elements for complex projects
  • Development / adaptation of middleware / HAL layer for the integration of TV UI from partner companies, assistance with the integration of 3-party TV GUI
  • Development / adaptation of your own TV UI for the project
  • Long-term partnership and technical support with continuous software development (there is experience of partnership in operator projects lasting more than 10 years)

Dune HD AV1 4K - The world's first set-top box for OTT/IPTV/VOD projects with support for AV1 video codec

See here for more details about Dune HD AV1 4K

  • AV1 video codec saves up to 50% of traffic compared to HEVC (at the same level of video quality), which allows you to offload the Internet channel and save on traffic
  • Video codecs AV1 and VP9 Profile 2 (VP9 HDR) are extremely important for future full support for YouTube 4K HDR and other OTT / VOD services

Key Features:

  • The world's first STB with support for the latest AV1 video codec
  • Exceptionally high picture quality due to the latest Realtek RTD1319 media processor
  • Support for the latest video standards: 4Kp60, AV1, VP9 Profile 2, HEVC 10-bit, HDMI 2.1, HDR10+, DolbyVision*
  • 3 internal antennas for maximum Wi-Fi (802.11ac 2T2R) and Bluetooth performance
  • USB 3.1 port, 1 Gbit Ethernet port*
  • Advanced DRM technology: Widevine Level 1, Verimatrix*
  • Android 10.0 (AOSP / Android TV)

Software features:

  • A wide selection of middleware clients: Android application, HTML portal, Dune HD plugin
  • Millions of Android apps (YouTube, Chrome, etc.)
  • Dune JavaScript STB API for HTML Portals
  • Dune HD GUI with PHP API for Dune HD plugins, advanced Dune HD media center
  • Advanced mobile app for iOS/Android
  • Remote monitoring and service management

Specifications:

  • CPU: ARM Cortex A55, 4 cores
  • GPU: Mali-G31 (OpenGL ES 3.2)
  • OS: Linux-based Dune HD OS + Android 10.0 (AOSP / Android TV)
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Flash memory: 16 GB (option: 32 GB or more)
  • Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Mbps*; or 10/100 Mpbs
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n/ac DualBand 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz, 2T2R
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.x/5.x
  • Antennas: 3 internal antennas (2T2R Wi-Fi + Bluetooth), high performance Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Connectors: 1x USB 3.1, HDMI 2.1, composite video and analog stereo audio (via 3.5mm A/V connector), Ethernet, 5V power connector
  • 4K support: 4Kp60 decoding, 4Kp60 output, HDR10+, DolbyVision*, HDMI 2.1 (up to 4Kp60)
  • Video codecs: AV1 (4Kp60), VP9 Profile 2, HEVC (H.265) 10-bit, H.264, MPEG4, MPEG2, MPEG1, WMV, VC1
  • Audio codecs: AAC, MPEG I Layer 1/2/3, MPEG II Layer 1/2, LPCM, ADPCM, Vorbis, FLAC, ALAC, DD/DD+/TrueHD*, DTS/DTS HD*
  • DRM: HLS AES, Widevine L1, Verimatrix*
  • Remote Control: IR, Bluetooth*
* Option

Dune HD TV-175L - Low-cost 4K set-top box for OTT/IPTV/VOD projects

Key Features:

  • Modern high-performance media processor Amlogic S905L(X)
  • Support for modern video standards: 4Kp60, HEVC 10-bit, HDMI 2.0a, HDR10
  • Advanced DRM technology: Widevine Level 1, Verimatrix*

Software features:

  • A wide selection of middleware clients: Android application, HTML portal, Dune HD plugin
  • Millions of Android apps (YouTube, Chrome, etc.)
  • Dune JavaScript STB API for HTML Portals
  • Dune HD GUI with PHP API for Dune HD plugins, advanced Dune HD media center
  • Advanced mobile app for iOS/Android
  • Remote monitoring and service management

Specifications:

  • Media Processor: Amlogic S905L(X)
  • CPU: ARM Cortex A53, 4 cores
  • GPU: Mali-450 (OpenGL ES 2.0)
  • OS: Linux-based Dune HD OS + Android 6.0 (AOSP)
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Flash memory: 8 GB
  • Ethernet: 10/100 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n 2.4 GHz, internal antenna
  • Connectors: 2x USB 2.0, microSD slot, HDMI 2.0a, composite video and analog stereo audio (via 3.5mm A/V connector), Ethernet, 12V connector power supply
  • 4K support: 4Kp60 decoding, 4Kp60 output, HDR10, HDMI 2.0a
  • Video codecs: HEVC (H.265) 10-bit, H.264, MPEG4, MPEG2, MPEG1, WMV, VC1
  • Audio Codecs: AAC, MPEG, LPCM, ADPCM, Vorbis, FLAC, ALAC, DD/DD+*, DTS*
  • DRM: HLS AES, Widevine L1, Verimatrix*
  • Remote Control: IR
* Option

This STB model is available in retail as "Dune HD Smart Box 4K". Buy samples here.

Set-top boxes for OTT/IPTV/VOD-projects based on modern Amlogic media processors

Key Features:

  • Modern high-performance media processor from Amlogic
  • Support for modern video standards: 4Kp60, HEVC 10-bit, HDMI 2.x, HDR10/HDR10 +, DolbyVision*, VP9*
  • Advanced DRM technology: Widevine Level 1, Verimatrix*

Software features:

  • A wide selection of middleware clients: Android application, HTML portal, Dune HD plugin
  • Millions of Android apps (YouTube, Chrome, etc.)
  • Dune JavaScript STB API for HTML Portals
  • Dune HD GUI with PHP API for Dune HD plugins, advanced Dune HD media center
  • Advanced mobile app for iOS/Android
  • Remote monitoring and service management

Specifications:

  • Media Processor: Amlogic S905L/S905L2/S905X/S905X2/S905X3
  • CPU: ARM Cortex A53/A55, 4 cores
  • GPU: Mali-450/G31 (OpenGL ES 2.0/3.2)
  • OS: Linux-based Dune HD OS + Android 6.0/7.1/9.0/10.0 (AOSP/Android TV)
  • RAM: 1/2/4 GB
  • Flash memory: 8/16/32 GB
  • Ethernet: 10/100 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n/ac DualBand 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz, 1T1R/2T2R *; or 802.11b/g/n 2.4 GHz 1T1R
  • Bluetooth*: Bluetooth 4.x/5.x
  • Antennas: 1 external antenna; or 1 internal antenna; or 3 internal antennas (2T2R Wi-Fi + Bluetooth)
  • Connectors: 1x/2x USB 2.0/3.0, microSD slot*, HDMI 2.x, composite video and analog stereo audio (via 3.5mm A/V connector)*, optical S/PDIF*, Ethernet, 5V/12V connector power supply
  • 4K support: 4Kp60 decoding, 4Kp60 output, HDR10/HDR10 +, DolbyVision*, HDMI 2.x (up to 4Kp60)
  • Video codecs: VP9*, HEVC (H.265) 10-bit, H.264, MPEG4, MPEG2, MPEG1, WMV, VC1
  • Audio Codecs: AAC, MPEG, LPCM, ADPCM, Vorbis, FLAC, ALAC, DD/DD+*, DTS*
  • DRM: HLS AES, Widevine L1, Verimatrix*
  • Remote Control: IR, Bluetooth*
* Option

Hybrid set-top boxes IP + DVB + 3G / 4G based on modern Amlogic media processors

Key Features:

  • Modern high-performance media processor from Amlogic
  • Support for modern video standards: 4Kp60, HEVC 10-bit, HDMI 2.x, HDR10/HDR10 +, DolbyVision*, VP9*
  • Combination in one device: OTT/IPTV/VOD STB (with Ethernet and Wi-Fi) +  DVB-T/T2/C/S2/ISDB-T/ATSC receiver + optional 3G/4G/LTE modem
  • Advanced DRM technology: Widevine Level 1, Verimatrix*

Software features:

  • A wide selection of middleware clients: Android application, HTML portal, Dune HD plugin
  • Millions of Android apps (YouTube, Chrome, etc.)
  • Dune JavaScript STB API for HTML Portals
  • Dune HD GUI with PHP API for Dune HD plugins, advanced Dune HD media center
  • Advanced mobile app for iOS/Android
  • Remote monitoring and service management

Specifications:

  • Media Processor: Amlogic S905L/S905L2/S905X/S905X2/S905X3
  • CPU: ARM Cortex A53/A55, 4 cores
  • GPU: Mali-450/G31 (OpenGL ES 2.0/3.2)
  • OS: Linux-based Dune HD OS + Android 6.0/7.1/9.0/10.0 (AOSP/Android TV)
  • RAM: 1/2/4 GB
  • Flash memory: 8/16/32 GB
  • Ethernet: 10/100 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n/ac DualBand 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz, 1T1R/2T2R *; or 802.11b/g/n 2.4 GHz 1T1R
  • Bluetooth*: Bluetooth 4.x/5.x
  • Antennas: 1 external antenna; or 1 internal antenna; or 3 internal antennas (2T2R Wi-Fi + Bluetooth)
  • Built-in DVB-tuner: DVB-C/T/T2/S2/ISDB-T/ATSC
  • Built-in modem*: 3G/4G/LTE
  • Connectors: 1x/2x USB 2.0/3.0, microSD slot*, HDMI 2.x, composite video and analog stereo audio (via 3.5mm A/V connector)*, optical S/PDIF*, Ethernet, 5V/12V connector power supply
  • 4K support: 4Kp60 decoding, 4Kp60 output, HDR10/HDR10 +, DolbyVision*, HDMI 2.x (up to 4Kp60)
  • Video codecs: VP9*, HEVC (H.265) 10-bit, H.264, MPEG4, MPEG2, MPEG1, WMV, VC1
  • Audio Codecs: AAC, MPEG, LPCM, ADPCM, Vorbis, FLAC, ALAC, DD/DD+*, DTS*
  • DRM: HLS AES, Widevine L1, Verimatrix*
  • Remote Control: IR, Bluetooth*
* Option

Dune HD GUI

When using Dune HD STB, you can opt to use the standard Dune HD GUI or completely replace it with your own Android application or HTML portal.


When using Dune HD GUI:

  • You can provide users with all the benefits of the advanced Dune HD media center (such as advanced file browser, advanced file player, possibility to control the STB via DuneControl mobile app). More information.
  • Middleware client can be implemented not only as an Android application or HTML portal, but also as a plugin for Dune HD GUI based on Dune HD PHP API / SDK. More information.

For Developers

SDK information is available here.

Contacts

If you are interested in using Dune HD set-top boxes, please send your questions and details about your project to iptv_integration@dune-hd.com.