New set-top does it all, almost

Tue, 10/31/2000 - 7:00pm
Karen Kessler-Tanaka

For those who take their daily media requirements seriously, the Fujitsu Siemens ACTIVY 300 digital set-top could be for you.

Using Tvia 's CyberPro5005 streaming media processor, the third-generation set-top delivers advanced digital services for the intense user. Consumers can use it as a digital television receiver with picture-in-picture, VOD, a personal video recorder, CD and DVD player, MP3 player, or Internet access for Web and e-mail services. And the graphics actually look good.

Businesses can pass value-added services on to their set-top customers with ACTIVY 300's e-commerce and home banking capabilities. It can also manage interactive distance learning data distribution.

The fourth-generation set-top expects to make lunch, clean the cat box and pass out candy to those annoying trick-or-treaters next year.


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