BitRouter (opens in new tab), a leading provider of software for ATSC 3.0 receivers, announced that its ATSC3pak for Android decoding software will power the soon-to-be-released ZapperBox M1 converter box, which was featured at the NAB Show 2022 in Las Vegas, NV. ATSC3pak includes BitRouter's feature-rich implementation of ATSC 3.0 and ATSC 1.0 standards, which is currently available for both Android and Linux.
"The integration of ATSC3pak for Android into the new ZapperBox M1 shows our commitment towards rapidly increasing the adoption of our ATSC 3.0 technology into the consumer content delivery market," said Gopal Miglani, president and founder of BitRouter. "With two active product lines utilizing our innovative software solution, we are excited to see ZapperBox bring the M1 to fruition."
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The ZapperBox M1 is nearing completion of ongoing field trials and will soon begin shipping with single and dual-tuner configurations (with a quad-tuner model coming later in the year). The ZapperBox M1 gives customers an affordable solution to watching 4K over-the-air programming, including full support for Dolby AC-4 audio.