Pearl TV, MediaTek Introduce ‘FastTrack to NEXTGEN TV’

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Chip maker Mediatek said that it has worked with Pearl TV, which has been developing the ATSC 3.0 Nextgen technology, to include technology to support the specification in the Mediatek Reference …

Tags:ATSC| Broadcast| Semiconductor Market| SOCs| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| USA

Hisense Fills In 8K TV SOC Details

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The 8K Association discovered more information about a new H-View HV8107 SoC that was developed by Hisense for its TVs. Details are in the graphic below but the 8KA clarified that …

Tags:Financial Data| Hisense| Semiconductors| SOCs| Super Hi-Vision (8K)

Magic Leap is partnering with AMD

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Magic Leap said that it is working with AMD to create an SOC for AR headsets that will use less power than previous versions. The company is reported to be ready …

Tags:AMD| Augmented Reality| SOCs

Where We’re At in Smartphones

by Bob Raikes

I was recently able to attend an online webinar organised by Sigmaintell, a market research company in China and SID China. There were two sessions, one on large area displays and one on mobile …

Tags:Semiconductor Market| Smartphone Market| Smartphones| SOCs

Apple Unleashes M1

by Artem Alekseenko

Apple® announced M1, the most powerful chip it has ever created and the first chip designed specifically for the Mac®. M1 is optimized for Mac systems in which small size and power efficiency are …

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Commission accepts Broadcom commitments for set-top chips

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The European Commission has been taking action against Broadcom over issues of competition policy. In April the firm said it would not make new agreements with similar terms and the Commission …

Tags:Broadcom| Europe| SOCs| STBs

Telechips Android TV SoC is Low Power

by Bob Raikes

We’ve mentioned Telechips a few times over recent years, but IBC was the first time that we had met with the company. The firm, which is a fabless chip company based in Korea, had …

Tags:Android| IBC 2018| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| SOCs| Vol 25 - Issue 36

IBC 2018 Roundup

by Bob Raikes

ABox42 of Germany told use that it has a new STB in its M Series, the M35 which has support for UltraHD and is configured with Verimatrix Ultra Security. The company told us that …

Tags:Android| Big Data/AI| Broadcast Monitors| Codecs| Curved Displays| IBC 2018| Large Display Monitor| LED| Mobile Display Monitor| Semiconductors| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| SOCs| STBs| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Upscaling| Viewfinders| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 36

MediaTek to Launch New Mobile Chipset Later This Year?

by Andrew Fenn

MediaTek will launch a new Helio P-series mobile SoC alongside its existing P60 and P22 chips later this year, according to sources in Taiwan, who also mentioned that Oppo is likely to order the …

Tags:Mediatek| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| SOCs| Vol 25 - Issue 36