Inaris DVB / IPTV Solution

Inaris is a modular solution for DVB/IPTV and can be used in all kinds of devices supporting TV functionality. It includes popular features like PVR, HbbTV, EPG, TeletextSubtitling or  SAT>IP.

This page provides general information about the Inaris DVB/IPTV Solution which has been used in many deployments. For details regarding the usage of our Turnkey Solution for set-top boxes, Inaris on Android TV or the Reference Application LiveOn TV see the dedicated pages:

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Modular and Flexible Architecture

To allow you to adapt and enhance our solutions to your needs

GUI Agnostic

To allow the usage of different GUI technologies.


Reduced porting effort due to an abstraction layer for operating system and hardware.

Turnkey Solution

To accelerate your project development, our turnkey solution TVolution for STBs is available for Linux/RTOS.

CA System Support

Several CA systems have been integrated and passed the certification process successfully.

Reference Application

Our sophistcated reference application LiveOn TV is available for Android TV.

Easy Integration and Configuration

To facilitate the deployment and minimise development costs.

Selection of Supported Platforms

Live TV Sources

The Inaris Solution allows a wide variety of input sources for linear TV. Supporting broadcast as well as broadband (IPTV and OTT) reception, it enables the usage also within hybrid devices.


Terrestrial / Cable / Satellite




OTT Video Streaming




Single Cable Distribution

CA System Support

We and our customers have integrated several CA systems:

TV Features

Channel Scan

Automatic and Manual

Channel Management

Favourite Lists, LCN


Picture in Picture


incl. Local Replay TV


Consumer Electronics Control


Grid and List View

HbbTV Solution

for Linux, Android TV & other OS


Level 1.5 and 2.5


DVB and Teletext


Video on Demand, Catch-up TV


Streaming Live TV & Recordings

System Software Update

in DVB Systems

Software Architecture

  • Application includes the user interface. With TVolution TARA offers a STB turnkey solution which is used in several Linux and RTOS based products. For Android deployments we provide our reference application LiveOn TV.
  • Inaris DVB/IPTV Core covers the core TV functionality incl. channel scan, channel management, EPG, parental control and PVR.
  • CA Systems interface and rights management enables integration of content protection systems.
  • SAT>IP components realise SAT>IP server and/or SAT>IP client functionality.
  • Inaris Abstraction Layer enables a flexible solution running on different platforms. It consists of a Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) and an OS Abstraction Layer (OSAL).
  • Hardware Layer is provided from SoC manufacturer and extended by specific drivers of the HW vendor. It includes OS (e.g. Linux), drivers and codecs.
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