Time Warner Launches S-A DVR, HD Set-Tops

Time Warner Cable Houston has deployed Scientific-Atlanta Inc.'s "Explorer 8000" digital-video-recorder and HDTV set-top boxes using an S-A overlay system on the legacy Motorola Inc. plant.

"S-A's technology has accelerated our ability to launch extensive DVR and HD services to the 1.7 million homes we pass in Houston," said Time Warner Houston vice president of information technology Edward Crawford.