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New ClearLoc silicon offers VSB/QAM demodulator options

ClearLoc uses a new set of algorithms and hardware to meet all performance parameters specified in the ATSC Receiver Performance Guidelines
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Sarnoff has developed a new VSB/QAM demodulator for TV receivers and set-top boxes that deliver over-the-air digital/HDTV reception performance even under severe reception conditions.

The silicon IP ClearLoc uses a new set of algorithms and hardware to meet all performance parameters specified in the ATSC Receiver Performance Guidelines. The specifications have become the standard for 8-VSB (terrestrial digital/HDTV) demodulators for digital TV.

In addition, the built-in 64/256 QAM (cable TV) capabilities provide a single solution for receiving all cable channels while meeting the FCC mandate to include terrestrial digital TV reception in future TV sets.

For more information, visit www.sarnoff.com.

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