Broadcom launches new single chip DVB-T2 receiver SoC solution
Jan 30, 2013 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) --
Broadcom Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, has announced the launch of BCM7563, a new single chip DVB-T2 receiver system-on-a-chip, or SoC, solution.
The Broadcom BCM7563 includes a DVB-T2 tuner, demodulator, CPU, high-definition audio, video and graphics back-end to address digital terrestrial TV (DTT) adoption, the company said.
The BCM7563 features include: DVB-T, T2 and T2 Lite standards support; high performance H.264, 1080p60 hardware video decoder with Multi-View Codec (MVC) support; flexible multimedia decode engine supporting a wide range of audio and internet video formats; additional tuners, USB and SDIO ports for DVR and time-shift buffering applications; complete IP stream processing with integrated ethernet PHY for hybrid applications including HbbTV; high performance applications processor plus an DVB-T2 acquisition processor; high definition Graphics Engine with HD and SD video scalers; high speed DDR3 memory interface; Broadcom's Artemis software stack enables both linear and advanced hybrid TV content; and services and conditional access systems and advanced digital rights management support, the company added.
"The BCM7563 demonstrates Broadcom's commitment to transition the digital terrestrial market from SD to HD," said Dan Marotta, Broadcom executive vice president and general manager, Broadband Communications Group. "By offering this highest level of system integration, we are providing significantly reduced build cost and complexity to drive DVB-T2 to mass market adoption."
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