LG Electronics ATSC-M/H chip plays the product field at NAB

LG's 216OSA mobile TV chip did the job for Dell and Kenwood in addition to LG's own devices
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Pointing to the possible ubiquity of mobile TV in the near future, at NAB2009, LG Electronics showed its new LG2160A ATSC Mobile TV chip in several different prototype devices, including:

  • LG ATSC Mobile DTV MP3 player with a 3in touch-screen display
  • LG portable DVD player with a 7in LCD swivel screen and integrated ATSC Mobile DTV tuner
  • LG mobile phone with a 3in touch-screen display with electronic service guide functions, including program guide
  • LG mobile phone with a 2.8in dual touch screen with QWERTY keyboard
  • A USB “dongle” receiver for laptop PCs
  • Dell with its new Mini 10 PC netbook
  • Kenwood automotive rear-seat entertainment system

The company's LG2160A is a commercial chip designed for mobile DTV receiving devices from various manufacturers. It provides mobile/handheld demodulating and equalization functions and outputs IP packet streams to enable audio/video decoding in the receivers compatible with the emerging ATSC Mobile DTV Standard. It features an automatic power-saving mode to maximize battery life for cell phones and other mobile DTV viewing devices.

Download the LG preliminary data sheet.

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