December 21, 2016

A Fierce Innovation Award Goes to Technicolor’s SKIPPER

The Technicolor set-top box is recognized for innovative design and premium performance.
  • SKIPPER is designed for launching OTT and live TV services with the latest Android TV version, vivid Ultra HD video and a powerful processor for premium set-top box performance..

Technicolor has won a Fierce Innovation Award, Telecom Edition for SKIPPER, its UHD Android TV set-top box supporting OTT and live TV services. SKIPPER, which won in the Pay TV and Online Video – Set-Tops and Gateways category, is a ground-breaking member of Technicolor’s hybrid OTT set-top box family.

The annual awards, organized by FierceMarkets, recognize outstanding design and development in broadband and video solutions, those on the cutting-edge of the hottest trends and innovations in the telecom industry.

SKIPPER is a certified Android TV and DVB Ultra HD set-top box; highly-versatile, it can play video from different sources, including OTT, IP, cable, and terrestrial TV. With its powerful, future-proof quad core processor, SKIPPER offers an intuitive user experience coupled with high performance allowing for gaming and other immersive experiences.

Based on Android open source technology with its large developer ecosystem, SKIPPER easily integrates third party software, middleware, and user interfaces. The small form factor and innovative design support operators and service providers ready to launch new OTT services on top of traditional Pay-TV offerings.

Read the Fierce Innovation Report, the awards program companion publication highlighting the  technologies redefining the telecom industry and the winners of the Fierce Innovation Awards 2016.