Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public Announce 30 Finalists in 2014 Broadcom MASTERS Middle School STEM Competition
September 17, 2014
Young Innovators Travel to Washington, D.C. to Compete for Prizes and Showcase Projects Ranging from Engineering Computers to Detect Wildfires to a Novel Biocompatible Medical Implant Material, and More
September 16, 2014
BCM7252 HEVC Chip Powers Seamless Delivery of 4K On-Demand TV
September 15, 2014
Provides New Interconnect Capabilities for Next Generation of 100GBASE Modules
Broadcom Announces Next Generation Cisco Security Certification on Four HEVC Ultra HD Connected Home Platforms
September 12, 2014
Latest Cisco Architecture Delivers Secure Premium Ultra HD Content and Services to Multiple Screens in the Home
By Sarah Murry | September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
When the pixel-dense, larger-than-life content promised by Ultra HD is ready for prime-time, operators want to be ready.
For the past few years, Broadcom has been helping cable, IPTV, satellite and terrestrial operators, along with their set-top box partners, get ready with a behind-the-scenes technology that enables delivery of Ultra HD content.
For technical types, it’s a data compression standard called the High Efficiency …
It Starts with STEM: Broadcom Presents Design_Code_Build Events for Middle Schoolers Aim to Teach More Than Programming
By Kristin James | September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Teaching kids to code: It’s a cause celebre in the high-tech world, especially for fast-growing companies in need of homegrown talent. Industry giants including Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are putting their names and philanthropic dollars behind the effort to build up the STEM talent reserve in a big way.
So what really happens when you teach middle school kids to code? It turns out that they get more than a lesson about how to build a computer game …
By Danielle Miller | September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Smartphone owners already reap the benefits of location-based services in their devices as they check real-time traffic, locate the nearest gas station or even map an afternoon run. Coming soon, they’ll be able to locate their smartphone-carrying friends, too — thanks to a new technology that’s leveraging Broadcom’s Wi-Fi expertise.
By combining two proven strategies — known as “Neighbor Awareness Networking” (NAN) and “Round-Trip Time” (RTT) — with super speedy, longer-range 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Broadcom enables several devices to calculate the …
By Sarah Murry | September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Today, the pocket-sized, bare-bones computer can visit the Web, with help from a new, affordable device with Broadcom® WICED™ Wi-Fi technology.
Broadcom and the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a Broadcom USB hub and Wi-Fi adapter that’s optimized for the Raspberry Pi.
“It gives you full-featured Wi-Fi connectivity out of the box …
By Sarah Murry | September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
The industry consortium that’s pushing 25 Gigabit-per-second Ethernet — a new technology standard that promises a big jump in data center performance while lowering costs — is starting to take root.
Cisco Systems, Dell, Brocade and Juniper are among the most recent members to join the 25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium, a group spearheaded by Broadcom and other cloud-scale data center players to promote a new Ethernet networking industry standard.
Meanwhile, IEEE has taken the first step to establishing industry-wide …
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.