MStar adopts Dolby Vision for 4K UHD TV SoCs

Chipset provider MStar has teamed up with Dolby to deliver Dolby Vision-based 4K Ultra HD system-on-a-chip solutions for HDR TVs next year. Dolby has been an early leader in HDR, though its technology is one of a number of HDR systems that are competing for attention – others include proposals from Japan’s NHK, the UK’s […]

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 […]

Exset teams up with MStar for developing markets set-top

Exset, a specialist in TV systems for developing markets has teamed up with set-top technology provider MStar to create a chipset and software platform.  The alliance has seen the combining of MStar’s silicon, hardware conditional access and software stack to create a set-top box architecture and reference design suited to Exset’s Digital Monetisation System (DMS), […]

MStar joins MoCA

MStar Semiconductor has joined the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) as an associate member. MStar provides integrated chipsets for the pay TV set-top box business as well as for TVs and mobile communications, with a strong presence in Latin America and Europe. “As a major player in STB controller SoCs, advanced security ICs and other […]