Video Devices for ARRIS KreaTV®

Video Devices for ARRIS KreaTV®

Telco, cable and OTT set-tops for the ARRIS KreaTV software platform

KreaTV is a powerful software platform for set-top boxes that simplifies the development, deployment and support of advanced user experiences in public and managed networks. ARRIS offers several levels of integration between operator software, middleware and KreaTV – from turn-key solutions to full operator design, with the foundation in its ability to be customized and integrated with other products.

There is a wide choice of User Interfaces (UIs) / middleware available from partners that use KreaTV. KreaTV has been developed and matured over more than 15 years and has proven itself as a stable platform that simplifies application development and portability between hardware generations. KreaTV is continuously adapted to new System on a Chip (SoC) chipsets and supports multiple hardware models.

The range of set-tops designed for the KreaTV platform provides enhanced optimization of both memory and CPU usage. This assures that the combination of hardware and software delivers optimum performance.


Features of KreaTV

  • Seamless media handling, including UltraHD & HDR
  • WebKit HTML5 browser for main UI, apps and OTT services
  • Pre-integrated YouTube and Netflix applications
  • State of the art security
  • Multi-application support
  • Extensive DVR/PVR functionality
  • Support for multiple boot mechanisms
  • Efficient power management
  • Thorough documentation with informative examples
  • Extensive development toolkit
  • Remote desktop/UI for seamless movement between desktop and target hardware during development
  • Remote logging
  • Remote customer service ability

Set-top product range features

  • Stylish design from low-cost small 'dongle' type devices to fully featured devices with DVR disks and connectivity
  • Models for HD (1060p60) or UltraHD/HDR (4k x 2k p60 10-bit color HEVC, 4k x 2k p60 10-bit color
  • Optional 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Options for network based DVR/PVR or through the ARRIS DVR One stackable USB-connected device for local DVR/PVR
  • Supports for High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) connectivity with High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
  • Universal Remote Control friendly, support for IR and BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) options
  • Support for multiple video codecs – including HEVC, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264). MPEG-2 and VC-1 for optimum deployment flexibility
  • RoHS compliant


Note: specifications are subject to change without notice.

ModelProcessor DMIPSMemoryResolutionCodecsWi-FiRemoteSize
VIP4205 14700

256MB Flash

HD 1080p60 HEVC, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), MPEG-2 - IR Diameter 130mm, Height 26mm
VIP4302 6000 512MB/1GB DRAM
128/256/512MB Flash
HD 1080p60 HEVC, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), MPEG-2 Optional 2x2 802.11ac IR, BLE (optional) Diameter 130mm, Height 26mm
VIP5305 14700

512MB Flash or 8GB eMMC

UHD 2160p60 HEVC, MPEG-4, AVC. MPEG-2 (optional) Optional 2x2 802.11ac IR, BLE (optional) Diameter 130mm, Height 26mm

Low total cost of ownership

The combination of the well-designed modular architecture of KreaTV, its detailed documentation, flexible execution environment and reliable platform that is easy to integrate delivers a low total cost of ownership for KreaTV customers. The solution will keep performing over time, while benefitting from efficiencies and cost-savings across several generations of hardware and software upgrades.

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