Digital TV News: WebM

VeriSilicon Releases Hantro Video IP Products to Promote WebM and WebRTC
Feb 23, 2012 – VeriSilicon has announced immediate availability of Hantro G1v5 Multi-format Decoder and Hantro H1v5 Multi-format Encoder semiconductor IPs which support 4K x 4K video, achieved through core enhancements and improved memory latency resiliency.
News categories: VeriSilicon, Semiconductor, Silicon IP

STMicroelectronics Demonstrates Performance of Ultimate Connected Home Platform
Jan 12, 2012 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) is showcasing its connected home platform in Las Vegas during CES. Codenamed Orly when first revealed, the world's most powerful connected home SoC, now designated STiH416, is implemented in a 28nm manufacturing process.
News categories: STMicroelectronics, CES2023, Digital TV, ICs, Semiconductor, Set Top Box

ZiiLABS Unveils 100-Core ZMS-40 Processor: Double the Performance, Half the Power Consumption
Jan 4, 2012 – ZiiLABS has unveiled its 100-core ZMS-40 StemCell Media processor optimized for Android. The ZMS-40 combines 96 of ZiiLABS' StemCell media processing cores with four 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPUs.
News categories: ZiiLABS, ICs, Semiconductor, Tablet

STMicroelectronics Reveals Details of World's Most-Powerful Broadband Set-Top Box SoC
Sep 8, 2011 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) has unveiled details of its forthcoming high-performance broadband set-top box system-on-chip IC for home entertainment, codenamed 'Orly'.
News categories: STMicroelectronics, Digital TV, ICs, Semiconductor, Set Top Box

MPEG LA Announces Call for Patents Essential to VP8 Video Codec
Feb 10, 2011 – MPEG LA has announced a call for patents essential to the VP8 video codec specification used to deliver video images.
News categories: MPEG LA, Digital TV, Licensing, Media Player, Patent, Streaming

Cavium Networks Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire China-Based Celestial Semiconductor
Jan 31, 2011 – Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM) has announced that it is has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Celestial Semiconductor, a fabless provider of ARM-based system-on-a-chip (SoC) processor solutions for a range of digital media applications.
News categories: Cavium Networks, Cable TV, China, Digital TV, IPTV, MandA, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Tablet

Freescale Delivers Dramatic Performance Advances for Tablet, Smartphone, eReader, Automotive Infotainment and Other Hot Consumer Markets
Jan 3, 2011 – Freescale has introduced the i.MX 6 series of quad-, dual- and single-core applications processors designed to deliver performance and scalability to manufacturers targeting smart mobile, automotive infotainment and embedded device categories.
News categories: Freescale, ICs, In-Car, Mobile, Portable, Semiconductor, Tablet

Rockchip Will Release RK29xx Mobile Internet Platform at CES
Dec 20, 2010 – At CES 2011, Rockchip will release a new mobile internet platform -- RK29xx series solution and terminal application products, covering tablet PC, internet TV and smart phone industries, and will support Google TV.
News categories: Rockchip, CES2023, Digital TV, ICs, Mobile, Semiconductor, Streaming

Free introduces Freebox Revolution Gateway and Set-top Box
Dec 14, 2010 – As part of its new Freebox Revolution offer, Iliad subsidiary Free has introduced the 'freebox server' home gateway and Intel® (NASDAQ: INTC) ATOM™ CE4100 processor-based 'freebox player' set-top box to the French market.
News categories: Iliad, Intel Corp, Apps, Blu-ray, Broadband, Digital TV, DVR, Fibre, France, Gateway, Home Server, IPTV, Router, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Smart Home