Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
DiBcom Octopus receiver chip supports worldwide mobile TV standards
At IBC2009, DiBcom will spotlight its Octopus receiver chip, which supports worldwide digital and mobile TV standards in a single, programmable architecture. Featuring 65nn technology, the DIB10098 integrates RF from lower VHF to upper S-band, a programmable demodulator that can support all worldwide TV and radio standards, and conditional access processing to descramble protected content. The compact IC includes a quad-band RF tuner, demodulator that integrates a broadcast-specific programmable vector signal processor with a multimode channel decoder, MAC, memory and a power management unit.
Also featured at IBC will be DiBcom's DIB29098 mobile TV diversity receiver for satellite and terrestrial broadcast TV and radio. It has a dual RF tuner supporting lower VHF to upper S-band and a demodulator that can handle all European TV standards (DVB-T, DVB-H, DVB-SH) and all European radio standards (DAB, DAB+ and T-DMB).
DiBcom Octopus programmable platform supports ‘once and future’ DTV standards