Sunday, August 26, 2007

Spreadtrum Announces AVS Audio/Video Decoder Chip

Spreadtrum Communications, a wireless baseband chipset provider based in Shanghai, announced the commercial release of its AVS audio/video decoder chip. AVS is the audio and video coding- decoding standard independently created by China.

Spreadtrum said its new SV6111 product includes all of the decoding functions required by the AVS standard, while at the same time supporting MPEG-2 specifications. The device supports real time decoding in both high definition and standard definition modes, and contains key functions designed to support both current and future digital TV set-top boxes (STB). Applications include IPTV, cable digital TV, digital satellite TV, and DMB-T transmission standards.

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