Taiwanese vendors dominate 4K TV chip market

Taiwanese vendors Mediatek, MStar and Novatek currently dominate the 4K TV system-on-a-chip (SoC) supplier market, according to StrategyAnalytics. The research firm’s connected home devices report, ‘The Impact of UHD of TV SoCs’, claims that while US-based Sigma Designs leads 4k TV silicon technology innovation, it is Taiwan’s MStar and Mediatek that drive volume. It also […]

Marvell launches SoC platform for 4K entertainment

Chipmaker Marvell has launched the Armada 1500 Ultra (88DE3218) system-on-chip (SoC) that is designed to support 4K entertainment.  The latest addition to the Armada 1500 family is aimed at pay TV operators and set-top box  manufacturers hoping to cost-effectively deliver small devices with feature-rich 4K entertainment and gaming services to their subscribers. The Armada 1500 Ultra […]