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Samsung intros new HDTV chips
Korean-manufacturer Samsung Electronics has announced a new high performance two-chip solution targeting the HDTV and set-top-box (STB) market.
The company’s new S5H2010 MPEG-2 decoder and S3C2800 Digital TV central processing unit (CPU) chipset allows consumer electronics manufacturers to deliver low to mid-range price points that Samsung said will drive wide adoption of HDTVs and HD STBs.
Samsung’s chipset technology integrates key capabilities needed in an HD STB or HDTV for better picture quality and graphical user interface. It includes a 200 MHz ARM9 32-bit RISC processor core, single HD capable MPEG-2 decoder, transport demultiplexer, 2D graphic engine, display processor engine, NTSC/PAL encoder, smart card interface and PCI.
For more information, visit: www.samsungsemi.com.
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