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airCube: ISDB-T Solution

airCube: ISDB-T Solution

Embedded software that enables users to view digital terrestrial broadcast data

airCube is an embedded software product that enables users to view digital terrestrial broadcast data on a range of electronic devices and equipment such as peripheral PC digital TV tuners, commercial broadcasting equipment, smartphones and mobile phones.

airCube for Android

airCube for Android, a recent addition to our product lineup, is an add-on software package that enables users to view 1seg* broadcasts on Android devices, simply through integration with tuner H/W devices.
Our product also helps manufacturers accelerate the development of Android smartphones and mobile phone handsets while controlling development costs.
* The Japanese mobile TV and digital radio standard.

Functional makeup

  • airCube for Android is made up of four components:
  • ・ A data broadcast decoder, which analyses the data feed from the tuner.
  • ・ Core function components that (1) control components handling voice, video, subtitles and data broadcasts, and (2) manage content protection and storage for recording.
  • ・ A BML data broadcasting browser
  • ・ Viewing browsers that allow users to select channels, view audio-visual data, subtitles and broadcast data, control recording functions, and switch between views.

System requirements

Android2.3 / Android4.x

Future developments

  • We plan to supplement airCube's existing 1seg* compatibility with other broadcast standards:
  • ・ Conventional digital terrestrial broadcasts (12seg)
  • ・ IPTV broadcasts
  • ・ ISDB-Tsb standard, which enables nationwide VLF multimedia broadcasting.
* The Japanese mobile TV and digital radio standard.