Well, the National Cable and Telecommunications Show is starting tomorrow April 1-3 in Washington, D.C. and already Echo – Sling is making some MoCA noise with their new HD-DVR with built in Slingbox capability. The SlingLoaded T2200S comes with the following features:
— Supports MPEG-2, H.264 (MPEG-4) and VC1.
— 1GHz tuners to support expanded network bandwidth.
— Connect to the home network via Ethernet, WiFi (with optional WiFi
adapter) or Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA).
— Supports advanced resolution formats up to 1080p24.
— Individual branding opportunities for MSOs.
— Supports Macrovision and DCS analog copy protection.
— Features an attractive, capacitive-touch, backlit front panel with
Right now, the new set-top box is only available to cable providers but since it’s also Tru2Way-enabled, you might see some of the technology leak out into a retail product at some point.
Read the press release here.