Zoran's SupraHD 674 Processor HDTVs Coming to Europe and Australia

  • Posted on: 12 May 2010
  • By: chw staff

Zoran announced that television developed with their SupraHD 675 HDTV processor have start shipping to European and Australian markets, with other countries due next quarter.  The SupraHD 675 processor supports the latest internet connected television for the European and worldwide connected home market, with support for DVB-T, ISDB-T and DMB-T.

Samsung’s HDTVs to Ship With DTS Digital Surround

  • Posted on: 6 March 2010
  • By: chw staff

Both companies are to collaborate on using DTS’s popular Digital Surround in Samsung’s Digital TV products. DTS Coherent Acoustics provides a range of audio codecs supporting television, radio and internet broadcasting. The DTS Surround is already used in Samsung’s BD-P1400 Blu-ray disk player. DTS Coherent Acoustics offers technology solutions for terrestrial (DVB-T), satellite (DVB-S), cable (DVB-C), Video on Demand, and IP deployment.

Next Generation System-on-a-Chip Set-top Box Solutions from Broadcom

  • Posted on: 27 October 2009
  • By: chw staff

Broadcom, a fables semiconductor company that specializes in wired and wireless home networking solution, this week announced a new HD cable set-top-box system-on-a-chip (SoC) solution with their BCM7119 and BCM7125 chips.  The new technology will allow manufacturers and cable service provider to offer the latest in connected home technology at a cheaper price.

New Wireless HDTV Link From Philips Electronics

  • Posted on: 21 October 2009
  • By: chw staff

Philips Electronics confirmed U.S. retail availability for its much-anticipated Wireless HDTV Link (SWW1800/27) that uses innovative technology to wirelessly deliver superior high-definition TV picture quality (up to 1080p) without ruining the aesthetics of the home. Unsightly wires are a digital burden of the past with the Philips Wireless HDTV Link which replaces the cables that connect the HD cable set-top box, HD satellite receiver, Blu-ray player and gaming console to a HDTV.

Mitsubishi Diamond Televisions Now Shipping with VUDU Integrated

  • Posted on: 3 September 2009
  • By: chw staff

Mitsubishi DigitalThe Mitsubishi Digital Electronics Diamond models of 1080p Unisen Immersive Sound LCD Televisions are now shipping with VUDU integrated. According to Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, the integration gives consumer the opportunity to experience the seamless delivery of thousands of high-definition movies and TV shows.

LG Electronics & Humax Have Selected Broadcom's DTV Technology

  • Posted on: 3 September 2009
  • By: chw staff

Broadcom BCM3556Broadcom 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).

NXP's TV543 iDigital TV Now Has Dolby Multistream Decoder

  • Posted on: 31 August 2009
  • By: chw staff

Dolby DigitalDolby Laboratories, best known for high-quality audio and surround sound technology announced that NXP Semiconductors has become the first semiconductor company to successfully implement the new Dolby Multistream Decoder-also known as the Dolby MS10 Multistream Decoder-with its TV543 iDTV single-chip system solution. The Multistream Decoder implementation and system kits are available starting today.

MIPS & Sigma Designs Collaborate on Andriod HD Technology

  • Posted on: 26 August 2009
  • By: chw staff

mips androidMIPS 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.

Abilis Buys Freescale To Increase Digital TV Market Share

  • Posted on: 18 August 2009
  • By: chw staff

abilis systemsAbilis Systems announces the acquisition of Freescale Semiconductor CMOS Modulators and Silicon Tuner product lines.  The acquisition of these assets will allow Abilis to expand its broad portfolio of leading, silicon- based digital TV (DTV) and tuner solutions and better address the needs of the growing digital TV market, and in particular of Digital Terrestrial (DTT) and cable platforms.