Actions Semiconductor Launches the V100 Chipset for Personal 3D Cinema Headsets

Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Actions Semiconductor” or “the Company”), one of China’s leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive portable multimedia and mobile internet system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for portable consumer electronics, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Actions Technology (Zhuhai) (“Actions Technology”) has released the V100, a high performance chipset for personal 3D cinema headsets.

The V100 is a versatile, all-in-one solution tailored for 3D movie watching applications. The V100 integrates a MIPS32 processor together with a compact integrated video engine, display subsystem and audio engine to deliver an immersive 3D video experience. It supports up to 1280×800@60fps LCD display and all standard video decoding playback capabilities which includes H.264 FHD 1080P@30fps video decoder. The V100 features DDR2/DDR1 DRAM, SPI NOR, NAND Flash Controller with max 40-bit ECC, integrated RGB and LVDS LCD interface, built-in stereo 20-bit DAC and 20mW power amplifier for headphones. The V100 offers rich interfaces such as USB 2.0, SDIO and integrates several regulators to maximize power efficiency and reduce residual heat.

“Our latest solution for personal 3D cinema headsets allows users to enjoy a high definition 3D big screen experience at any time from anywhere, and can be used in applications beyond entertainment such as commercial advertising. The V100 combines MIPS + DSP flexible and efficient architecture, a powerful video engine, high quality 3D surround sound and power efficiency to deliver an engrossing and immersive 3D movie watching experience. With its leading edge features and attractive price-to-performance ratio, we believe the V100 is the optimal choice for manufacturers of entry-level, wearable 3D viewers,” said Dr.Zhenyu Zhou, CEO of Actions Semiconductor.