The Company Behind AHD - Nextchip

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 29, 2015

They are the star of nearly every Chinese spam email now.

Plus, they just picked up Samsung.

We interviewed Nextchip, the company behind AHD, who claimed huge growth and volume shipments, as well as explaining what their market strategy is. Inside, we break this down.

**** *** *** **** ** ****** ***** ******* **** ***** now.

****, **** ********** ** *******.

** *******************, *** ******* ****** ***, *** ******* **** ****** *** volume *********, ** **** ** ********** **** ***** ****** ******** is. ******, ** ***** **** ****.

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Nextchip ********

******** ** ********* ******, *****, ****** **** ********* *** *** ~$** ******* *** 2014 *******.

*** *******'* ****** ******** ** ********* ** ****** ************ *** receivers *** ************* **** *******, *********, ********, ***. ***** ********* term *** **** ** '***'.

AHD ********

******** ****** *** *.* *** *** *.*.

******* *.* ** ******* ** **** **** ** ************* *************. It ** *** ******* **** ****** *** *** ********* **** delivered ** ***** ***.

******* *.* ******** ***** **** ************* *************. ** *** ******** **** year *** ** **** *** ********* ** ** ********* ** shipping ********.

Nextchip's *** ***********

******** **** **** *** *.* *** ******* ** ****** *** / **** ** ****** *** **** ********. ************, ******** **** they **** ***** *** *.* ***** *** ** *** ********** with ***** ******** **** ***** **** **** ****** **** ** lower *** ****. ****, ******** ******, **** ** * *** less ********* ** *** ******* *** ** **** *** ****** going ** ***** ********* **** *****'* *** ************'* ***.

*** *.* **** *** ** *** ** *** ********** **** 960H ********* *** **** ******* ********** *********** ******* ** *********. On *** **** ****, ** **** ******* *** **** ********** and ******** ** ***** *** *** *** *********.

Volume ********

******** ****** *.* ******* ************ ******* *** *** **** *****. That ** ** ****** **** ** **** **** **** ~** million *******. ******** ** *********** ** *** *****, *+ ******* monthly ******** ****** **********.

** *** ***** ****, **** ***** ***** *** ****** **+ million *** ******* ******** ** ****. ** ********, * ******* like *******, *** ***** $*** ******* ********, ***** ** *** low ******* ******** *****. *** ******, **** ****, **** *** ship ******** ***** ** ** ******* ******* ** ****.

** ** ******* **** ***** *** **+ ******* *** ******* shipping ** ****, *** ******* **+ ******* ** *** *** TVI **** ******** **** ****. * *** ****** **** **** into *******:

  • ***** ******* *** ***** **** ** ** ******* ***** ** ~1/10th **** ** ** *******. *** *.* ******* *** *** commonly ***** **** ** $** ** ****. ** **** ** 10 ******* ** **** *** ****, **** ** **** ***** revenue ** $*** ******* ** ******* */*** ** ****' ****** revenue.
  • ***** **** *** ***** **** ** **** *** **** ******, it ***** ** ****** ********** ** **** ********* ******.
  • ******* *** **** **** ***** **** ********, *** *** ** support **** ****** ******, ** ******* **** *** ** ***** extremely **** ** ****** ********* ***** ***** ** ******** ***, up ***** ***, ** ****** *** ****.

Nextchip ******** **********

********'* ********** **** **** ******** ************* **** ******* *** ********, ******* **** ******* ******* ** $* ******* *** ******* to **** $** *******. ******** ********** **** ** *** ****** uptake ** ***, ****** ** *** **** * ******** "*** sales ** *** **** ** **** **% ** *** ***** *******, * ***% ******** **** 2014."

******

*** ******* *******, *** ** ***** *** **** **********, **** less ** ******* ** *** ***** *********** **** **** ******. Nonetheless, ** **** ****** **** *** *** ***** * ****** place ****** *** **** **** ***** ** *** *****, ***** their ******** ** ** ***** ** ********** *** ****** ** winning **** ********.

Comments (13)

* ***'* ***** **** **** ******** **** *** ** ******** products

*** *********** ** *** ***** **** **-*** ** **-***

*** ****** *** ** ***** ******** ******** *** ******* ** many ******* ********* *** ******** **** ***** ******

** ******** ** ******** ******* ******, **** ********* *** **** range ** *** ******** ********* ****** **** **** *** *******, one ***** ***** **** *******, *** ********** *** *******, **** range **** **** ******* *******, **** ******* *** **** **** time **** ********** ****** ****** ******* ** **** ** *** 720P *** ***** *******

**** ***** ******* *** ******* *** **** ******** ******** *** high *** *******, **** ** ****-**, *-***,**/** *** ***, ** Nextchip *** *** ** ****

** ******, *** ******* ** *** ******** *** **** ********* on *** *********** ** ** **** ** **-*** ** **-*** but *** ********, *********** ********* ************ ******** *** *********** ***** never ***** **** ***** ********

*** ** *** ********** ** *** ******** *************, *** ****** can **** **** ****** ****** *** ***** *** *** *** work **** ****** ****** ******

* **** *** *** **** * ****** ** **** **** AHD ******** *** ********** **** **-*** ** **-***

***** ** ****, ** **** ****** ***, ***:******* *** ******* ** **** **** ******** *** ******* *** ******* ***** will ** ********* **** ****.

"**** ***** ******* *** ******* *** **** ******** ******** *** high *** *******, **** ** ****-**, *-***"

***,****-***** *-*** *** *******. *********, ***'* **** *** ** **** that ** ********.

"*** ****** *** ** ***** ******** ******** *** ******* ** many ******* ********* *** ******** **** ***** ******"

* ***** ****'* *** **** ******. **** *** **** ********* manufacturers **** *** **** ****** *** ******** ** **** ** test. ** *** ******* ******** ** **** *** *** ** AHD *.* ******** **** *** **** ***, ***** **, ***** low *****, ***.

**** **** *** ***** ** *** ***** **** **-*** ** HD-TVI ** ***? **** *******.

******* ******* ** **** ******* *** ******** *******.

********** ****, *** **** ** ********. **** *** ***** / better *** *.* ** ****** ******* ** *** *** ***.

** ***, ***'* ************** *** **** ***** **** ********. **** and ***** *********** ** ***** *** *********, *** **** ******* manufacturer **** / *******.

********* ** *** ********** *** ****** ******* *** ********* ********* of **-****-****, ***** *** **** * ***** ***** ********* **** others, *** *********** ******** ****** ** ****** *** ** ****** generate **** **** *** ** ** *******, **** *********** *** be ********** ******* **** *********** ** *** ******* *** ************ can ** **** ** ****** ********** *** *********** ** **** manufactuerer

*** ********** ***** * ***** ** **** *** **** *** chip(ISP **** *****-** *** **), ***** **-***/**-*** **** * ******** TX **** **** ***. ** **** ******, *** ******* *** likely ** ** ******** ******* **** **-***/**-*** *******

******* ********** ** **** *** ******* *** ********** ** **** mode, ******** ** ******* **** ****** ****

***** ******** ******** *** ************ ******* **** ** ***, ***, Digital ****, **** ***, *** ***** ***** *** *** ** realized **** *** *********.

**** **-*** *** **-*** ******* ******* ****** **** ****** (***/****) or ********** ******. **** ** *** *** **** **** ****-********* of *** ******** ******. *** ** *** ****** ** **** regard.

"...******* ********** ** **** *** ******* *** ********** ** **** mode, ******** ** ******* **** ****** ****..."

****'* * **** *******. ******* **** ** ** ******** *** the *** ** ***** *******, ** ** ***** ** * good ******** *** ******* ******* ** *** *** *** *******.

** ***** **** **** *** ****** *********** **** ***** **** definitely **** ** ******.

** ******, **** ******* **** ** ****** ******* ** ******** (PC *** ******).

******* ******* ** **** *******. ****** *** *** *******.

** **** ******** ****** *** *.* **** *** *.*. *** with ********* ******** **** * ***** ***** ****** ****** & AHD **** ***** ***** ****** ******** *** ******.

** ******* **** *** ***** ******* ** *** ****** ******** whether *** **, ** ******, ** **-***. *** *** *** price ***** ** ******* ****** *** ******* ********.

** *** ********, ** **** **** ** *** ****** *******, crispness ** *** *** *** **** ******. ** *** * slight **********, *** ** *** *****. ******* ******* ** ****** since ** *** **** *******, *** ** * ***** ** people *** ******* ***, ***, ***, *** *** *** ****, it *** * ********** ******. ****, * ***** **** **** input ** ****; * *** *** *** *** ***-*** ** our **** **** ** ***'* ****.

*, ******. ** *** ***** ** ** *** *** ***** on *** *.*.

*** ******* ** **** ** ** ******** ******** *** * given *** ****** ** ** ****** **** * *** ****** or **** *****. ** **** ** **** *** ** ** with ****** *********, ***** ********** *** ***** ****** ******** ********, beyond ************ ******.

*** *** *** ***** ***** ** ******* ****** *** ******* products.

* *** ***** *** ********** **** *** *** **** ******* than ***/***?

** ******* ** *** ***** / ************. ** *******, **** is ** ******** ********* *** **** **** **** **** * range ** ******. *** *******, *** *** ** *** *.* will ** ********** **** ******** ** ******* ******* *** *** relatively *** ******** ** *** ** ******* ******* *** ******* they *** *********** ********** *****.

* ***** *** ***** ******* ** **-****-**** ******** *** ****** vary ********* ** *** ****

**** ** ******* ****** ** ******** ***** ********* ** *** connected ******* ** ****. ** *** ******* * ****** ***** good ***** ******* **** *** *** *** ***** *** ***** quality **** ******* ****

** *** *** ** * ****** ** ******* ** *** DVR ** ****** ****** *** **** *** ****** ********* ****

** ******, ***** *** **** *** ******* ******* ***** *** cheap ****** *** ****-**** ** ** *** ***** ****

** ** **** ****** ***** *** ***** ********, *** *** ask *** ************ ** ****** ** ********* *** ******** *** properly ***** **** *** ******

******** ** *** ******** ** **** **** *** ******* *** channels:

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