Sunday, December 10, 2006

Broadcom Announces 1080p Digital TV Chip

Broadcom announced a high definition (HD) digital TV silicon solution that supports full 1080p display resolution and is designed in 65 nanometer process geometry.

The new "television-on-a-chip" TVs and displays with rull HD1080p quality, offering a display resolution of 1920 x 1080, or over two million pixels. Consumer equipment manufacturers are currently deploying high quality 1080p display resolution in HD televisions, DVD players and video gaming equipment.

The new device is compatible with the National Television Systems Committee (NTSC) analog standard, the North American digital terrestrial or Advanced Television Committee (ATSC) digital standard and the digital cable television standard. In addition, the new chip supports picture-in-picture (PIP) and picture-by-picture display modes.

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