It is a simple, low-cost design which eliminates the need to provision the box and eliminates the need for a headend. With the HDP, developers can create new software and test applications without the need for extensive hardware. This solution was created to help speed the development and testing process, but is also a great way to show new solutions to customers in remote locations or at trade shows.
The HDP Developer Box is a Hybrid-QAM/IP development platform available to MSOs, App developers, and system integrators. It consists of the set top box and special software to facilitate demos. It can be connected to other equipment to allow video streaming. (This version is not currently available to SoCs and OEMs.)
The HDP Developer Box is priced at $2000 USD. Pricing includes 4 hours of support, but does not include shipping or applicable taxes. Streaming hardware/ QAM cards not included.
Steps for getting a HDP box: