Broadcom Launches Over-the-Top Media Player Innovation
Transforms 2 Billion Existing TVs* into Smart TVs, Enabling Internet and Apps Everywhere in the Home
- Transforms installed base of almost 2 billion non-connected digital TVs worldwide* into Internet-connected Smart TVs.
- Fuels Internet and Apps everywhere with key home networking integration including Wi-Fi, MoCA, HomePlug and Ethernet.
- Opens way to multi-screen entertainment experiences with integrated DLNA, Wi-Fi Display and NFC for quick, convenient content sharing from mobile devices and tablets.
- Delivers hybrid TV and OTT streaming services.
Broadcom's BCM72xx SoC portfolio features a turnkey software platform capable of supporting a wide range of traditional linear TV, such as terrestrial, satellite, and cable sources, with streaming content delivered over the Internet.
- Key designs include:
- BCM7219 supports basic hybrid TV and OTT services.
- BCM7220 adds OpenGL ES 2.0 support for a rich, on-screen 3D graphical user interface and guide.
- BCM7221 adds 3D TV MVC support with a more powerful application CPU to enable additional services such as video conferencing.
- BCM7425 features dual HD decoding and dual transcoding support for streaming simultaneous video broadcast content to multiple devices.
Broadcom's multi-application, multi-process, and multi-framework software architecture supports the large and growing number of connected applications. The architecture provides a flexible platform that easily allows for customization while managing multiple applications to ensure optimum use of available hardware resources. The frameworks supported include:
- Web 2.0 Broadcom Web Application Framework
- Adobe™ AIR for the Digital Home
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"OTT video is continuing to grow, overcoming the barriers of low device connect rates and cumbersome user interfaces. Even stronger growth of Internet Video-on-Demand (iVOD) and Electronic Sell-Through (EST) video services is possible if device manufacturers and digital retailers can put together a simpler, plug-n-play solution for getting online video to the TV (web-to-TV)."
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