Digital TV News: Micronas

Socionext integrates TITC frame buffer compression IP
Jun 26, 2015 – Taiwan ImagingTek (TITC) has announced that Socionext has started shipping TV chips with TITC's image compression IP for frame buffer memory reduction. The IP improves power consumption and memory cost, and reduces EMI issues.
News categories: ImagingTek, Socionext, Star Sung, Takehiro Kamada, Semiconductor, Silicon IP, Smart TV, Worldwide

Broadcom Market Exit Shows Dramatic Decline of Western TV Chip Suppliers
Sep 29, 2011 – Broadcom's (NASDAQ: BRCM) exit from the markets for TV video processing chips illustrates the intense state of competition in this area, as Asian suppliers drive the established Western suppliers out of the business, according to iSuppli (NYSE: IHS).
News categories: iSuppli, Digital TV, Market Research, Semiconductor, Smart TV

Trident Microsystems Announces Plans to License Foundational MEMC Patents
Aug 31, 2010 – Trident Microsystems (Nasdaq:TRID) has announced plans to pursue license agreements with TV OEMs and consumer electronics semiconductor providers for several of its Motion Estimation/Motion Compensation (MEMC) patents.
News categories: Trident Microsystems, Licensing, Patent, Semiconductor, Smart TV

TV IC Market Declines Seasonally to 30.8 Million Units Shipped in Q1'09
Jul 6, 2009 – The TV IC market declined seasonally to 30.8 million units shipped into flat panel TVs in Q1'09, according to the latest research in the DisplaySearch Q2'09 Quarterly TV Electronics Report. Shipments were down 4.3 % Q/Q, but up 11% Y/Y.
News categories: DisplaySearch, Digital TV, DVB-S2, Market Research, Semiconductor, Smart TV, Terrestrial

TV IC Market Experiences Seasonal Decline
Jun 15, 2009 – DisplaySearch's latest research indicates that the TV IC shipments declined seasonally to 30.8 million units for flat panel TVs in Q1'09, according to its Quarterly TV Electronics Report. Shipments were down by 4.3% Q/Q, but up 11% Y/Y.
News categories: DisplaySearch, Digital TV, Market Research, Semiconductor, Smart TV

TV IC Market Competition as Fierce as Ever
Apr 2, 2009 – While the flat panel TV market is beginning to consolidate, that process has not yet begun in TV chip manufacturing, according to analysis in DisplaySearch's Q1'09 Quarterly TV Electronics Report.
News categories: DisplaySearch, Digital TV, Market Research, Semiconductor, Smart TV

Micronas' Consumer division to close
Feb 5, 2009 – Micronas (SIX: MASN) has decided on a package of economy and restructuring measures. Negotiations for sale of parts of the Consumer business are ongoing with potential buyers who want to retain employees. The rest of the Consumer division will be shut down.
News categories: Micronas, Digital TV, Finance, MnA, Semiconductor, Smart TV

Micronas and Oregan Networks Partner to Bring Internet TV, Movies, Pictures, and Games to the TV
Dec 22, 2008 – Micronas (SIX: MASN) has announced that it is partnering with Oregan Networks™ to offer a complete solution for next-generation internet-connected televisions. The solution is based on Micronas' Pegasus IDTV platform.
News categories: Micronas, Oregan Networks, Digital TV, Middleware, OTT, Semiconductor, Smart Home, Smart TV

Micronas Introduces Scalable H.264 IDTV Platform for Flat-Panel TV Manufacturers
Aug 21, 2008 – Micronas (SWX Swiss Exchange: MASN) has announced an IDTV system solution for flat-panel TVs. The Pegasus IDTV platform supports 100Hz/120Hz motion blur reduction, personal media playback, home networking, and Digital Sound Projector™ options.
News categories: Micronas, ATSC, Digital TV, ICs, Middleware, Semiconductor, Smart Home, Smart TV, Terrestrial