ALi launches new “fast sleep” set-top chipset

Taiwan-based TV set-top box chipset manufacturer ALi Corporation has launched the M3911 networking media processor, which it says offers fast sleep and resume functionality.

The SoC supports an embedded 10/100 Etherlnet MAC, USB ports for Wi-Fi connection and all mainstream HD formats including  MPEG2 /MPEG4/H.264/VC1 and Google’s VP8.

According to ALi, the fast sleep and resume feature, previously available to PCs, enables the SoC to save about 50% on power consumption.

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