Business Wire

Sagemcom Launches the New Box 8 TV Set-top Box of SFR, Introduced on French Market in August

Share

SAGEMCOM AND SFR ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF THE BOX 8 TV OF SFR, CO-DEVELOPED BY THEIR TEAMS, A NEW EXTREMELY POWERFUL SET-TOP BOX THAT DELIVERS VERY HIGH-QUALITY PICTURE AND SOUND, AND THAT ALSO ASSOCIATES A VOICE ASSISTANT TO CONTROL THE VIDEO AND AUDIO ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE WITH THE VOICE, AND INTEGRATED LOUDSPEAKERS.

This innovative device belongs to the Video Soundbox™ product range developed by Sagemcom to meet ever-growing demand of customers for next-generation boxes aggregating immersive entertainment with voice commands and smart assistant services.

As far as video is concerned, the product is ready for 4K HDR and Dolby Vision, delivering a highly contrasted, detailed picture with vivid colors. For the sound, Dolby Atmos compatibility allows a “movie theater” sound at home.

Integrated voice assistant allows to control the set-top box with the voice. Without any remote control, through a user interface developed by Wiztivi, channel change, pause a program to play it later, search a content for replay is carried out instantaneously. Next autumn, product will also integrate Amazon Alexa®.

Our SFR Box 8 will set a new standard for consumer entertainment and connected experiences in the home,” said Grégory Rabuel, Executive President for General Public and Companies at SFR “Through our combined partnership in connected home technologies, this new product will bring voice and media together for an unprecedented user experience.”

Olivier Taravel, Deputy CEO of Sagemcom, in charge of Audio Video Solutions business unit, said: “This Video Soundbox™, combining best of picture, sound and voice, illustrates Sagemcom ability to integrate leading-edge technologies in its products. We are proud to offer our expertise in co-developed & manufactured of Audio and Video devices to our customers.

About Sagemcom
A French high-tech group of international dimensions, Sagemcom operates on the broadband (set-top boxes, multi-gigabit gateways), smart city and Internet of Things (founding member of LoRa Alliance) markets.
With a revenue of 2.1 billion euros, Sagemcom employs 5,500 people on five continents. Sagemcom aims to stay a world leader in communicating terminals with high added value.
www.sagemcom.com // www.facebook.com/SagemcomOfficial // https://twitter.com/Sagemcom

Contact information

Media
Sylvaine COULEUR
presse@sagemcom.com

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Call to Boost Collaborative Efforts to Save Lives by Reaching Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Targets Across the EU (Vaccines Europe) 21.1.2020 06:35:00 CETPress release

At an event held in the European Parliament today, policymakers noted the lack of progress made by EU Member States towards the EU’s 75% target for seasonal influenza vaccination coverage rates among older-age and at-risk groupsi, first adopted in the EU Council Recommendation on seasonal influenza vaccination in 2009.ii Speakers from the European Commission, European Parliament, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and World Health Organisation (WHO) all agreed on the need to seize the opportunity presented by the 10-year milestone of the 2009 Recommendation to renew efforts to boost coverage rates and address the major public health challenges associated with seasonal influenza. Building on a new study on public perceptions of seasonal influenza disease and vaccination in four EU countriesiii and leveraging some national best practices, panellists stressed the need for all influenza stakeholders to gather in simultaneously addressing influenza vaccine confidence,

Takeda Named Global Top 100 Most Sustainable Corporation for Fifth Year Running21.1.2020 05:00:00 CETPress release

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) is proud to be named in the Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) for the fifth consecutive year. Corporate Knights assesses more than 7,300 companies against 21 key performance indicators. It uses these indicators to determine the top 1% most sustainable companies in the world, which are announced annually at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “Building sustainable value is a fundamental part of the way we do business at Takeda, and we are proud to be recognized as a global leader in sustainability,” said Christophe Weber, President and CEO. “This recognition by Corporate Knights is a testament to the strong foundation Takeda has laid and the progress we have already achieved. We remain steadfast in our commitment to realizing Better Health and a Brighter Future for all.” Corporate Knights highlighted Takeda’s performance in the following areas: Significan

Logitech Delivers Record Sales and Profitability in Holiday Quarter21.1.2020 02:00:00 CETPress release

Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced financial results for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2020. Q3 sales were $903 million, up 4 percent in US dollars and 5 percent in constant currency, compared to Q3 of the prior year. Q3 GAAP operating income grew 4 percent to $129 million, compared to $123 million in the same quarter a year ago. Q3 GAAP earnings per share (EPS) grew 3 percent to $0.69, compared to $0.67 in the same quarter a year ago. Q3 non-GAAP operating income grew 6 percent to $152 million, compared to $143 million in the same quarter a year ago. Q3 non-GAAP EPS grew 6 percent to $0.84, compared to $0.79 in the same quarter a year ago. Cash flow from operations was $181 million, compared to $176 million in the same period a year ago. “We delivered our biggest quarter in sales and profit in company history, topping $900 million in quarterly sales for the first time ever,” said Bracken Darrell, Logitech president and chief executive officer. “Our th

Alibaba Cloud Named First Public Cloud Vendor in the World to Obtain Trusted Partner Network (TPN) Certification21.1.2020 02:00:00 CETPress release

Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, has today announced that it is the first public cloud vendor in the world to obtain the prestigious Trusted Partner Network (TPN) certification, an achievement that validates the entertainment industry’s confidence in its robust security and trustworthiness as a cloud service provider. With viewing consumption habits changing rapidly, broadcast platforms constantly evolving and new production techniques emerging globally, Alibaba Cloud is successfully helping the entertainment industry to revolutionise how it works in order to respond to and embrace these changing dynamics by offering a highly secure, dependable, flexible and scalable cloud-based platform. The TPN is a joint venture between two major entertainment industry associations; the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA). The TPN's goal is to help companies to ensure content security, prevent leaks, breac

HD-PLC Innovates IoT World21.1.2020 01:00:00 CETPress release

In Japan, the High-definition Power Line Communication (HD-PLC) technology has been mostly used in PLC adapters and communication equipment so far. One major reason was the interpretation of the “Ministerial Order to Provide Technical Standards for Electrical Appliances and Materials” which applied to the integration of HD-PLC into home electric appliances and housing equipment. Recently, the efforts of the involved parties have been rewarded by the Notice issued on December 25, 2019 by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) that partially revised the interpretation of the Ministerial Order. HD-PLC can now be integrated in home appliances and housing equipment. The main advantages of HD-PLC over wireless technologies include an easy setup of communication networks, a high level of security, and low power consumption. Additionally, HD-PLC can be used on power lines, coaxial cables, telephone lines, and other existing lines which not only enables the deployment of networks in

Morris Group of Companies Announces Solicitation for Offers21.1.2020 00:13:00 CETPress release

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan (the “Court”) granted an Order to 101098672 Saskatchewan Ltd., Morris Industries Ltd., Morris Sales and Service Ltd., Contour Realty Inc., and Morris Industries (USA) Inc. (collectively “Morris Group” or the “Companies”) extending their stay of proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (the “CCAA”) to March 27, 2020 (the “Stay Extension”), enabling the Companies to continue with their efforts to restructure their business and financial affairs, including obtaining Court approval to conduct a Sale and Investment Solicitation Process (the “SISP”). Pursuant to the SISP, Alvarez & Marsal Canada Inc., acting in its capacity as the court appointed Monitor of the Morris Group and not in its personal or corporate capacity (the “Monitor”) is soliciting proposals from prospective strategic and financial parties to acquire the business of, or to invest in the Morris Group. The Morris Group primarily carries on business