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Localization of software means its adaptation to certain country culture: language support, national standards (date, time, etc.)

Selecting the interface language of the embedded portal

In STB factory state (STB initial start or after factory reset) English language is used.
To select interface language of embedded portal:

  • Go to Main memu Settings ⇒ System settings
  • Click More (OK on RC)
  • In Abvanced settings window select required Language
  • Confirm selection by pressing Save (OK on RC)
  • To correctly apply new settings restart the portal.

Keyboard layout

Under keyboard layout term should understand how to select language for STB virtual screen keyboard.
STB virtual keyboard is used as one of input sources for text, digital and service characters. To call virtual keyboard, use KB button on Remote Control (RC). Language of virtual keyboard is switched by pressing F4 on RC.
STB virtual keyboard supports QWERTY-layout for English, used in STB factory settings mode (initial STB start or after factory reset). There is also supporting other languages.
To enable / disable support for specific virtual keyboard language:

  • Enter SettingsSystem settings (or click on RC: Setup or Services or SET - depends on version of RC);
  • Select Keyboad layout;
  • For corresponding language option set (by pressing left or right on RC):
    • ON - language should be supported;
    • OFF - language should not be supported;
  • Set sequence of switching languages (by pressing - or + on the RC);
  • Select Save (OK).

Time and Date

STB uses the NTP protocol for time synchronization. If your network does not use an NTP server, you can use public external NTP servers. You must have an Internet connection.
Server Lists:

Additional information:

Information about using of the pool NTP.

Configuring connection to NTP server

  • Enter SettingsSystem settings (or click on RC: Setup or Services or SET - depends on version of RC)
  • Select Servers ⇒ General
  • Set URL of NTP server in the option NTP server
  • Select Save (OK)
  • Reboot STB
Localization of User Interface
Localization of User Interface
Localization of User Interface

Setting the Time Zone

  • Enter SettingsSystem settingsAdvanced settings
  • Set the value of the Time zone
  • Select Save (OK)
  • Reboot STB

Editing Location and Weather system format


  • In the Main menu of the embeded portal select the Weather item;
  • Enter the name of the locality for which the weather should be displayed;
  • Select the desired settlement from the drop-down list and click Save (OK).

Weather system format

  • Enter SettingsInterface
  • Set the value Weather system format:
    • Metric (Celsius, meters per second)
    • English (Fahrenheit, miles per hour)
  • Select Save (OK)
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