A virtual set-top box (vSTB) for executing a middleware component, designed originally for use with the physical STB, including emulating hardware capabilities of the physical STB to process IPTV content received over a connection for presenting the IPTV content on a display of the electronic device.

Title
Virtual set-top box
Application Number
13/610608
Publication Number
20130007826
Application Date
September 11, 2012
Publication Date
January 3, 2013
Inventor
David J Evans
Christopher G Hooks
Jayne L Gilmour
Marcus C Liassides
Geraint Jenkin
Assignee
Echostar Advanced Technologies
CO, US
IPC
H04N 21/643
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