Look for Cox Communications to begin deploying this souped-up version of Evolution Digital’s wall-plate digital terminal adapter in apartment buildings and other locations where it sees increased subscriber turnover.
Screwing a high-definition set-top into a wall makes it harder to steal. And it could also help Cox and Evolution Digital customer Comcast reduce spending on truck rolls for subscriber installations and disconnects.
Evolution Digital’s HD DTA, model No. DMS244UHDW, passed emission tests at the FCC on Tuesday. The sub-$100 box supports the Zigbee RF4CE standard, giving it the ability to receive remote control signals even when placed out-of-sight of the viewer.