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tru2way Standard in Action

Learn how Bright House Networks deployed an advanced tru2way standard platform based on Cisco solutions. (3:50 min)

tru2way Standard in Action

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Facilitate Deployment with tru2way Standard
The tru2way standard architecture helps you deploy applications across the network, regardless of hardware design. The open standard eliminates the need to deploy different applications for multiple device types.


The tru2way standard presents a prime opportunity to accelerate the growth of advanced digital TV services. Cisco helps you take advantage of these opportunities by:

  • Establishing a standard platform
  • Developing technologies that bridge multiple applications across multiple devices
  • Working with application developers to integrate revenue-generating applications for rapid deployment across your network

The Cisco end-to-end tru2way standard solution lets you deploy the next generation of interactive cable applications faster and more cost-effectively. Working with CableLabs and other industry leaders, Cisco is at the forefront of tru2way and has completed successful field deployments at many sites.


Solution Components

  • tru2way Digital Network Control System (DNCS)
    The Cisco DNCS headend software helps deliver tru2way standard applications and network components to the set-top device, saving time and money.
  • tru2way middleware and operating system
    Eliminating the differences in multiple hardware platforms and operating systems, Cisco's tru2way middleware and operating system establish a common execution for tru2way standard solutions.
  • tru2way-Capable Set-Tops
    Cisco next-generation tru2way-capable DVR, whole-home DVR, non-DVR, HD set-tops, and video service gateways help your site keep up with the cable industry as it evolves toward the tru2way standard.

Diagram of tru2way architecture - Click to Enlarge
Diagram of tru2way architecture
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Bring Set-Tops Up to the tru2way Standard
Cisco tru2way Digital Network Control System headend software helps tru2way standard applications run on the set-top box.


Promote Common tru2way Execution
Cisco's tru2way middleware and operating system eliminate the differences in hardware platforms and operating systems, establishing a common execution for tru2way solutions.


Keep Pace with the Cable Industry Evolution
Cisco tru2way-capable DVR, non-DVR, and HD set-tops and media gateways help your site keep up as the cable industry continues its evolution toward the tru2way standard.

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