net-top box

net-top box

The set-top box used with Internet TV. See Internet TV.
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It expects its ONdigital service to hit the one million subscriber mark this year and has also developed a Net-top box to provide the Internet via television - the service is due be launched later in 2000.
Applications include tablet PCs, smartbooks, netbooks, set-top boxes, net-top boxes, Internet-enabled TVs, industrial PCs, single-board computers, industrial automation & control, test & measurement instrumentation, blade servers, gateways & switches, network firewalls, video surveillance, black box data recorders, video conferencing, GPS and telematics, in-vehicle infotainment, and multi-function printers.
Canal Plus, for its part, is gearing up for an aggressive 11-country distribution of "Net-top boxes," dual decoder-modems that will give TVs and PCs high-speed access to the Internet, and provide video and a real interactive experience.