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MediaTek launches Pentonic 700 chipset for mainstream CTVs

Taiwanese semiconductor company MediaTek has announced the launch of a new chipset for 120Hz 4K smart TVs. The Pentonic 700 is a smart TV system-on-chip (SoC) which features a powerful AI processing engine for premium 120Hz 4K TVs, with support for Dolby Vision IQ, integrated 4K120 MEMC and TCON, and gaming optimisations. The chipset’s AI […]

Samsung launches first 8K QLED TV

Samsung has announced the launch of the world’s first 8K QLED TV. The set – the Samsung 8K QLED Y2 – is powered by MediaTek’s MT7921AU, which promises to provide users with cutting-edge Wi-Fi 6E capabilities. MT7921AU supports Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 from a single, highly integrated platform that provides speeds of up to  […]

ADB selects MediaTek for STB chipset

TV and broadband solutions provider ADB has chosen MediaTek to provide chipsets for its latest satellite STB platform.  ADB, which deploys its products with major operators in Europe and Australia, creates a range of products such as set-top boxes and broadband software.  It says that the 4K-supporting MediaTek chipset is “ideally suited to the growing […]

Nielsen adds A+E Networks to US dynamic ad insertion pilot

Nielsen is expanding its US dynamic ad insertion (DAI) pilot, with A+E Networks to begin replacing advertisements in live linear programming on select networks. A+E Networks joins previously-announced trialist CBS. The two broadcasters are the first to use the technology to replace linear TV ads – and show and network promotions – with targeted ads. […]

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 […]