Amazon Patent Infringement Case Settled Out of Court

by Andrew Fenn

An ongoing patent infringement case between Inc., Avago Technologies and Broadcom Corp has been settled. Back in September 2016, Broadcom filed a complaint against Amazon, stating that its Fire tablets and TV devices …

Tags:Amazon| Broadcom| Litigation| Mobile Display Monitor| Patents| Vol 24 - Issue 38

Broadcom Announces Post-Acquisition Lay-Offs

by Tom Allen

Broadcom Ltd is to lay off 1,900 employees globally, says Reuters. The cuts, which will last to 2018, will cost the company up to $650 million. Avago finished its acquisition of Broadcom (Avago to …

Tags:Broadcom| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Reorganisation & Restructuring| Vol 23 - Issue 09

Broadcom Pushes Wireless to Extremes

by Bob Raikes

We met up with Broadcom, which is in the process of being acquired by Avago Technologies (a deal that should be complete by 1st February). However, the setup was the same as previous years …

Tags:Broadcom| CES 2016| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 02| WiGIG

EC Approves Avago’s Broadcom Buyout

by Tom Allen

The European Commission has approved Avago Technologies’ acquisition of Broadcom (Avago to Buy Broadcom for $37 Billion). The EC’s investigation showed that the company’s portfolios are mainly complementary; Broadcom produces ‘off-the-shelf’ chips for the …

Tags:Avago Technologies| Broadcom| Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Vol 22 - Issue 47

Broadcom Raises UltraHD Efficiency

by Tom Allen

Broadcom’s new chip, for home gateways and UltraHD STBs, is said to raise UltraHD video decode efficiency, with a 25% reduction in bandwidth use (compared to Broadcom’s previous generation). As well as raising decode …

Tags:4K DCI| Broadcom| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Semiconductors| UltraHD| Video Encoders & Decoders| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Avago to Buy Broadcom for $37 Billion

by Helen Vince

Avago Technologies has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Broadcom for $37 billion. The deal values the combined company at $77 billion in enterprise value. Once the transaction is completed. Hock Tan, president …

Tags:Broadcom| Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 22

Broadcom Result 22/04/2015

by Helen Vince

Broadcom Corporation has released its first quarter results, posting a net profit of $209 million on turnover of $2.06 billion, which compares with a net profit in the first quarter of last year of …

Tags:Broadcom| Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 17

V-Nova’s Perseus Lowers UltraHD Bandwidth Requirements

by Tom Allen

A UK company called V-Nova claims to have developed a new compression technology offering between two- and three-times bitrate savings in video streaming, compared to codecs such as H.264, HEVC and JPEG2000. ‘Perseus’ has …

Tags:broadband| Broadcast| Broadcasters| Broadcom| Codecs| EBU| HEVC (H.265)| Hitachi| Intel| JPEG2000| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Sky| Vol 22 - Issue 14

Broadcom Powers First Ultra HD Android TV Set-top Box

by Helen Vince

Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced it is powering the first Ultra High Definition (Ultra HD) Android TV set-top box (STB). Offered …

Tags:Android| Broadcom| STBs| UltraHD

Broadcom Looks at 60GHz, Charging & Wearables

by Bob Raikes

Broadcom wearable platform has gone into generation 2Broadcom was mainly talking about radio chips at the show and we started by looking at 60GHz technology. The company told us that it doesn’t expect to …

Tags:Broadcom| Large Display Monitor| MWC 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 11| Wearables| Wireless Charging

TiVo’s STB Uses Broadcom

by Super User

Broadcom’s BCM7445 SoC is being used in TiVo’s newest UltraHD set-top box. According to Broadcom, the SoC enables the display of UltraHD at 60fps, using the Rec.2020 colour standard.

Tags:Back Panel| Broadcom| Large Display Monitor| SOCs| UltraHD| Vol 21 - Issue 37| Volume 21

IP to Blame for Broadcom OIC Exit – Apparently

by Super User

The Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) has not been around for long – it was established this year (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 28). It could be seen as a bad sign, therefore, that founding …

Tags:Broadcom| Internet of Things IOT| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 21 - Issue 41| Volume 21