April 16, 2014
Feature-Rich Tablet Satisfies India's Booming Demand for Advanced Connectivity and Entertainment at an Affordable Price Point
April 15, 2014
New 5G WiFi XStream Extends Wi-Fi Leadership with Unmatched Performance for Video Streaming and Home Networking Applications
Broadcom Low-Power Applications Processor Enables World's First Cloud-Connected Robotic Sprinkler System
April 14, 2014
New Droplet Sprinkler System Leverages Advanced Embedded Processing to Cut Household Water Consumption in Half
April 3, 2014
Hosts Call April 24, 2014 at 1:45 p.m. Pacific Time; 4:45 p.m. Eastern Time
By Sarah Murry | April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
To understand the long reach of Broadcom’s innovative technologies, consider the company’s ability to respond to an unprecedented event that occurred in outer space earlier this month that affected millions of GPS users.
On April 1, Russia’s GLONASS satellite positioning system was hit by a major disruption that spanned half a day and impacted satellite navigation systems well beyond Russia’s borders.
The satellite systems are vitally important for a range of operations — from everyday smartphone users to the airplanes, ships …
By Sarah Murry | April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
The way consumers interact with their TV content is constantly evolving.
Joseph Del Rio, associate product line director in the Broadband Communications Group at Broadcom, earlier this month sat down with Beet TV at the National Associate of Broadcaster’s yearly trade show in Las Vegas for an interview that covered the “then” and “now” of how consumers engage with their television content.
He gave a nod to the on-screen channel guide, personal video recording and the ability to “sling” …
By Sam Diaz | April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
With the average consumer household sporting roughly six connected devices, home Wi-Fi networks are tasked with carrying an increasingly heavy load.
Smartphones, tablets, PCs, set-top boxes, gaming devices and, now, even a new class of wearables that register health and fitness activities— are all tapping the same wireless router.
And now that the newest flavor of Wi-Fi — 802.11ac, or 5G WiFi — is starting to show up in client devices, there’s even more pressure on the workhorse router …
By Sarah Murry | April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
One of the most-anticipated smartphones of the season hits the store shelves today. And thanks to the techies who take apart products to see what’s inside, consumers already know that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is much more than a pretty screen.
First teased at Mobile World Congress, the Android-based Galaxy S5 has been generating quite a bit of buzz in recent weeks as device enthusiasts have been eager to know what’s inside this newest smartphone. Now, it’s been revealed…
Chris O’Reilly in EDN Magazine: “As Security Threats Evolve, Innovation at the Silicon Level is Critical.”
By Sarah Murry | April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Editor’s Note: Broadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in EDN Magazine, in which Chris O’Reilly, senior director of product marketing, Infrastructure and Networking Group at Broadcom, talks about the increased need for chip level security in server technology.
Fast, reliable network connectivity is at the heart of business today – powering critical infrastructure systems, internal business operations, customer-facing communications and …
In the News
April 17, 2014
Broadcom announced the guts for a new kind of home router that is says will zip information around the house at up to 3.2 gigabits per second, about twice what a current, high-end home Wi-Fi device can do.
April 17, 2014
Semiconductor giant Broadcom is announcing today that it is creating new chips that could double the speed of Wi-Fi wireless networks. That means wireless networks are still evolving as the whole industry is trying to deal with an expected tsunami of mobile data in the coming years.
April 15, 2014
The BCM43462 SoC will contain Broadcom’s new AccuLocate technology which provides sub-meter accuracy on exact physical locations. That comes as good news to component suppliers who will look to be major players in the indoor location market, which analysts predict will hit $4 billion by 2018 thanks to demand for such services by shopping malls, airports, department stores, and stadiums.
February 20, 2014
Mobile World Congress kicks off next week, so it's high time that the behind the scenes players showed off what'll linger beneath the aluminum and Gorilla Glass of next-generation devices.
February 20, 2014
PC Magazine Broadcom on Thursday unveiled a global location chip built for wearable devices ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week.