Broadcom announced that LG Electronics has selected its BCM3556 digital TV (DTV) system-on-a-chip (SoC) solution for their new line of DVB-based HDTVs. Broadcom has also said that Humax has also selected the BCM3556 and BCM35421 panel processor to enable the design of next generation digital video broadcast (DVB)-based platforms. Humax is a leading supplier of DVB-based high quality, feature-rich digital TV products including digital TV recorders, high definition (HD) set-top boxes (STBs) and HD-ready integrated DTVs with built-in personal video recorders (PVRs).
MIPS Technologies and Sigma Designs have announced their collaboration on bringing a full high-definition (HD) experience to the revolutionary Android platform. Both companies are leaders in their respective fields. Sigma Designs is a leader in digital media processing system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for consumer electronics and MIPS Technologies is a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital consumer, home networking, wireless, communications and business applications.
OpenTV will be demonstrating some of its next generation television solutions at this year’s IBC show at the RAI in Amsterdam. The solutions are designed to allow service providers to cost-effectively deploy advanced television services and enable a next generation digital television experience, the solutions allow operators to provide their subscribers with a unique and robust viewing experience enabling the effective discovery and viewing of the content they want to watch.
Broadcom Corporation, a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that LG Electronics (LGE) has integrated its advanced Bluetooth(R) technology into a new line of digital televisions (DTVs) that are now shipping. Broadcom(R) Bluetooth capabilities featured in these new LGE televisions enable an innovative and personalized user experience by allowing consumers to connect other devices, such as wireless stereo headphones and cell phones, to the TV set.
Trident Microsystems, a leader in high-performance semiconductor system solutions for the multimedia and digital television markets, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Micronas Semiconductor Holding AG to acquire selected assets of the frame rate converter, demodulator and audio product lines of Micronas' Consumer Division. The consideration payable to Micronas will consist of 7.0 million shares of Trident common stock and warrants to acquire up to 3.0 million additional Trident shares.
Broadcom Corporation, a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that its continued collaboration with RaisingSun Digital Video Technology Company of Shanghai, China, has produced a next generation 'all-in-one' digital television (DTV) turnkey solution that supports all Chinese broadcasting standards, including AVS, as well as Internet connectivity.