Broadcom Delivers Industry's First High-Density 25/100 Gigabit Ethernet Switch for Cloud-Scale Networks
September 24, 2014
Now Sampling to Customers, New StrataXGS® Tomahawk™ Series Delivers 3.2 Tbps Bandwidth with Comprehensive SDN Control and Visibility Features
September 22, 2014
NTT Electronics Leverages Broadcom's Analog IP and Process Technology to Drive Next Generation Coherent Pluggable Optical Modules
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
By Christian Plante | September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Not all data centers are created equal – and for good reason. Big Internet sites with massive amounts of data, as well as a large flow of users – think Google, Facebook and Amazon – have different needs than smaller websites.
Companies of large magnitude invest in building what the technology industry refers to as “massively scalable data centers,” which enable the apps or other products they offer over the Internet to be widely deployed with breathtaking speed.
For these …
Broadcom Records Best Score Yet in Latest Carbon Disclosure Project Report Thanks to Better Utility Tracking
By Sarah Murry | September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
With the polar vortex still in recent memory for East Coasters and California mired in unprecedented drought, our role in the changing climate is top of mind.
As individuals, the everyday actions we take to help the environment — shorter showers, turning off lights and raising the thermostat — can make a difference, but what makes those small actions powerful is their collective impact.
For companies the size of Broadcom, the principle is the same: small changes can have measurable …
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 …
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.