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Meet the brains behind Caavo, India-designed unique STB

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MUMBAI: Meet the brains who founded the unique Caavo, a device that delivers a unified TV experience where devices and services come together to offer ultimate control. Caavo TV box serves as a universal control system for cord cutters that have multiple streaming boxes. The device is equipped with voice recognition, and can find specific content requested across your TV sets and your cable box.

Ashish Aggarwal is one of the co-founders of Caavo who is working on this successful project since June 2015. Before founding Caavo, Aggarwal, an MS and PhD (electrical engineering) from University of California, Santa Barbara, was employed by Violet3D between May 2009 and June 2015 in Bangalore, prior to which he worked with Harman International for over an year as the director of advanced technology in Los Angeles.

The other co-founder is Vinod Gopinath who started working on Caavo in March 2015. Before Caavo happened, Gopinath, a post-graduate from XLRI Jamshedpur, was employed as Snap Networks COO since September 2012 in India before which he served on the board of directors of shufflr.tv (althea systems).

Caavo delivers a unified TV experience. Rather than attempting to consolidate into one box, Caavo connects all of the pieces: pay TV, streaming, and gaming, then unites the experience. The power of Caavo lies in its ability to combine fragmented entertainment devices and the vast, yet ever changing content across all of them into something magical. Caavo’s HDMI output can be connected either directly to a TV or through an [AV Receiver]. Caavo supports Dolby and DTS pass thru from source to the AVR.

By interconnecting pay TV, streaming, and gaming, Caavo brings together your devices, services and control. They work together seamlessly, making it easy to find and play all of TV.

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