Saankhya Labs Demonstrates DVB-T2/S2 at CES 2012

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012
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Latest software addition to a universal demodulator platform with support for all major terrestrial, satellite and cable broadcast standards

LAS VEGAS — CES 2012 — Saankhya Labs, the company behind the award winning Software Definable Radio platform, today announced that it is demonstrating DVB-T2 and DVB-S2 demodulation as well as trans-modulation capabilities on its existing platform. SL1001 is the only commercially available product that supports all major terrestrial (ATSC, DVB-T, ISDB-T, DTMB), cable (DVB-C, US Cable, Japan Cable), satellite (DVB-S), analog (PAL, NTSC, SECAM) TV and digital radio (FM, DAB, DAB+, DRM) broadcasts standards in a single cost effective chip.

SL1001 may also be programmed as a trans-modulator for video distribution across private and commercial networks.

“Our ability to support all major worldwide standards in a single demodulator IC within 12 months of initial introduction demonstrates the value of our innovative SDR platform. SL1001 enables TV, set-top-box and other consumer electronics manufacturers to design a single cost effective solution to address the worldwide market ” said Vishwa Kayargadde, CEO of Saankhya Labs.

SL1001 offers unique value propositions to consumer electronics designers:

  • Enables a single worldwide front-end design for fast deployment of TVs and other consumer electronics products.
  • Enables tablets and other mobile device suppliers to offer TV broadcast reception using a single front-end design.
  • Enables cost effective designs supporting diverse broadcast mediums such as terrestrial, cable and satellite.

SL1001 is a very low footprint & low power product meeting the needs of tablet and mobile devices and is available in a 10x10mm 144-pin LFBGA package.