An assumption about the possibility of HDIC is obtained by varying the amount and type of additives, fineness of the composite binder components, and hardening conditions [18, 25].
The most important task in creating HDIC is the rational formation and optimization of the pore space structure [35, 36].
The MBT ('Media Beacon Tower') System Technology TV middleware has been developed over several years by HDIC, alongside its head-end solution for use by TV operators, and has been enhanced and brought to market by the S-BMC joint venture.
(S-BMC) is a joint venture between STMicroelectronics, which owns 65%, and HDIC (Shanghai High-Definition Digital Technology Innovation Center), a subsidiary of the prestigious Shanghai Jiaotong University, which owns 35%.
"This is a significant agreement both for ST and HDIC," said Jean-Yves Gomez, general manager of ST's TV Division.
"HDIC has developed, over many years, broad expertise in the research and development of DTV technology.
The National Electronic Information Corporation (NEIC), Secaucus, N.J., is providing Pacific Bell with the direct provider-to-payer transaction capabilities required for routing administrative information through the HDIC network.
"Our involvement with HDIC is a very critical business for NEIC," said Bonnie Knight, NEIC marketing director.
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