Sunday, September 18, 2005

Broadcom Unveils VoIP Chip for Wi-Fi Phones

Broadcom unveiled a new second generation mobile VoIP processor designed specifically for Wi-Fi phones that feature advanced multimedia and telephony capabilities.

Broadcom's BCM1161's features include polyphonic ring-tone support, a 2 Megapixel digital camera, voice record/playback and video clips record/playback. A variety of telephony features are also supported by the BCM1161 including 3-way conferencing and speaker phone support, and high-fidelity voice capabilities through the use of Broadcom's BroadVoice technology. The new single-chip integrates an ARM9-based CPU, analog voice codec with a direct microphone and high-output speaker interface, 262k color LCD display interface and a USB 2.0 interface.

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