Digital TV News: Fujitsu

Fujitsu presents HEVC HD decoder SoC
Aug 26, 2014 – Fujitsu Semiconductor has introduced the newest addition to its Fujitsu H6x decoder series. The SoC supports HEVC (H.265) decoding in HD resolution for multimedia applications in in-car infotainment and home entertainment systems.
News categories: Fujitsu, Digital TV, ICs, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Worldwide

Leaders in digital home solutions collaborate with Linaro on ARM Linux platforms
May 29, 2014 – Linaro, the not-for-profit engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM (LSE: ARM; Nasdaq: ARMH) architecture, has announced the formation of the Linaro Digital Home Group (LHG).
News categories: Linaro, George Grey, Gaming, Gateway, Middleware, RDK, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Smart Home, Smart TV, Worldwide

IC Insights shows big changes in 2013 top 20 semi supplier ranking
Apr 1, 2014 – The top 20 worldwide semiconductor sales leaders for 2013 included nine suppliers headquartered in the U.S., three in Japan, three in Taiwan, three in Europe, and two in South Korea, a relatively broad representation of geographic regions, according to IC Insights.
News categories: IC Insights, Market Research, Semiconductor, Worldwide

Worldwide total semiconductor market to grow 3% in 2013
Sep 12, 2013 – According to ABI Research, the worldwide semiconductor market is expected to grow 3% from 2012 to 2013. There has been sequential market growth from 1Q13 to 2Q13 and the vast majority of the top 20 vendors are expecting 3Q13 to grow revenues again.
News categories: ABI Research, Peter Cooney, Market Research, Semiconductor

ARM Launches Second Generation of MALI-T600 Graphics Processors
Aug 6, 2012 – ARM (LSE:ARM; Nasdaq:ARMH) has announced the second generation of the ARM® Mali™-T600 Series graphics processing units (GPUs), providing a dramatically improved user experience for tablets, smartphones and smart TVs.
News categories: ARM, Semiconductor, Silicon IP, Smart TV, Smartphone, Tablet

Fujitsu Reports Fiscal 2012 First-Quarter Financial Results
Jul 27, 2012 – Fujitsu (TSE:6702) has reported results for the first quarter of 2012. Net sales in Device Solutions amounted to 130.3 billion yen (US$1,649 million), a decline of 7.5% compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2011.
News categories: Fujitsu, Results, Semiconductor, Set Top Box

Fujitsu Introduces CONAX Certified Set-Top Box Chipsets
Jun 12, 2012 – Fujitsu has announced that its HDTV processor, MB86H611, has been certified by CONAX. The MB86H61 is part of a single-chip decoder family that supports H.264/AVC, MPEG-2, AVS and VC-1 video decoding at resolutions up to 1080p 50/60Hz.
News categories: Fujitsu Semi, ANGA COM, Conditional Access, Content Protection, Semiconductor, Set Top Box

MPEG LA Offers MVC Patent Portfolio License
Feb 22, 2012 – MPEG LA has announced the availability of the MVC Patent Portfolio License. The joint license includes patents that are essential to the Multiview Video Coding ('MVC') standard for encoding and decoding 3D video.
News categories: MPEG LA, Blu-ray, Licensing, Metaverse, Patent

httv acquires majority stake in SindiTV
Dec 16, 2011 – httv has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Singapore-based company SindiTV. The acquisition will create synergies with httv software deployment activities for connected devices and will also optimize httv international presence.
News categories: httv, SindiTV, Germany, HbbTV, MandA, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart TV