LDM Product Roundup Vol 25 #28

by Bob Raikes

Bang & Olufsen has discontinued production and development of the square styled TV design that it has supported since the BeoVision 5 in 2002. Digital Devices GmbH has launched the Octopus CI S2 Advanced, …

Tags:Cisco| Collaboration| Desktop Monitors| DVB-S & S2| Hisense| Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| MiniLED| NEC| Roku| Samsung| Tuners| TVs (TV Sets)| Vol 25 - Issue 28

SiTune Samples First 8K Tuner

by Bob Raikes

SiTune is now production sampling the STN6528, said to be the first tuner to support the new ARIB STD-B44 ISDB-S3 standard for satellite broadcasting of 8K Super Hi-vision content. The chip also supports ISDB-T …

Tags:Chips| Large Display Monitor| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Tuners| Vol 24 - Issue 43

Samsung’s Signage Displays Use TV Tuners

by Tom Allen

Two new Smart Signage TV displays, designed for 16/7 operation, have been released by Samsung in the US. The RH series (48″ RH48E and 55″ RH55E) have a three-year warranty and can be used …

Tags:Digital Signage| Large Display Monitor| LFD - Large Format Display| Samsung| Tuners| TV (Television)| Vol 23 - Issue 25

Vizio Integrates Google Cast, Scraps Tuner

by Tom Allen

In late February, Variety reported on a new Vizio TV series that would feature built-in Chromecast functionality from Google (Google Extends Cast Protocol Outside Android). The sets would also use an Android tablet as …

Tags:Google| Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| Streaming Dongles| Tuners| USA| Vizio| Vol 23 - Issue 12

Xbox TV Support Crosses Atlantic

by Tom Allen

Members of the Xbox Preview programme in the USA and Canada can now start watching live TV through their console. Xbox owners will need to buy an OTA TV tuner from Hauppauge, as well …

Tags:Consoles| Large Display Monitor| Microsoft| Tuners| Vol 22 - Issue 16| xBox

The Digital Transition – Not Quite There, Yet

by Aldo Cugnini

Some of our readers may be surprised to hear that the US has not yet fully converted to digital broadcast. While full-power analog television station transmissions in the US ended in 2009, the statutory …

Tags:ATSC| DTV| FCC| Spectrum Allocation| Tuners| Vol 22 - Issue 10

SEMCO Adopts AltoBeam

by Raverstead

Samsung Electro-Mechanics is using AltoBeam’s ATBM7811B and ATBM7812B demodulator chips in its new tuner modules, the DNOQ44QAH109A and DNOQ44QAV109A. These modules support the reception of DVB-T/T2/C/S/S2 digital television broadcasts.

Tags:Back Panel| DTV| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Modulation| Samsung| Tuners| Vol 21 - Issue 44

Shipment Milestone Reached by Maxlinear

by Raverstead

Maxlinear has now sold more than 10 million of its MxL608 DVB-T2 tuners worldwide. Demand has been strong in ‘all markets’ using the DVB-T2 platform, the company said.

Tags:Back Panel| DVB-T & T2| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Tuners| Vol 21 - Issue 44

Silicon Labs Claims Industry’s Smallest Tuner IC Footprint

by Super User

Silicon Labs’ new Si2151 and Si2141 are the sixth-generation of the company’s TV tuner ICs. Developed for the global hybrid TV and digital TV markets, they support digital and analogue broadcasts and comply with …

Tags:Chips| DTV| DVB-T & T2| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Tuners| Vol 21 - Issue 43| Volume 21