System on a chip

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 […]

Liberty backs Broadcom DOCSIS 3.1 chip

Liberty Global has said that it will deploy Broadcom’s newly unveiled DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem system-on-a-chip (SoC) technology in the second half of this year.  Unveiling the technology at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Broadcom said that the chip will allow cable operators to deliver data to homes at speeds faster than a […]

ALi launches new Android set-top chip

Chipset manufacturer ALi has launched the M3932, a new high-definition smart set-top system on a chip based on the Android 4.4 KitKat platform. The chipset targets applications including smart DVB or IPTV set-top boxes, OTT multimedia players, hybrid set-top boxes, and TV dongles, according to ALi. Mass production of M3932 is scheduled in the second […]