Broadcom Introduces Entry Level HD Cable Set-Top Box Platform for Growing International Markets
New 40nm System-on-Chip Helps Drive Global Transitions to HDTV
- Features industry leading levels of integration for low-cost HDTV transitions
- Combines Conditional Access and DRM for comprehensive security system support
- Incorporates fast channel change (FastRTV®) and constant volume levels providing key benefits for operators and subscribers
Engineered for the fast growing entry-level international HDTV cable market, the new Broadcom® BCM7581 and BCM7582 feature unprecedented levels of integration and advanced technology to meet the needs of cable operators across the globe. Leveraging
- With a highly integrated, scalable and cost-effective design, the 40nm BCM7581 and BCM7582 cable STB platforms reduce design complexity, power consumption, size, and overall system costs to enable greater deployment of HD digital cable boxes throughout the world. Key integrated features include:
- High-performance CPU with Floating Point Unit and 2D GPU supporting all popular middleware and user interface solutions.
- 1GHz DVB-C tuner with the advanced RF receiver technology to support the widely varying cable systems worldwide.
- FastRTV® fast channel change technology to uniquely reduce channel change time improving customer satisfaction.
- High-performance audio processor supporting all popular advanced audio formats and
Broadcomautomatic volume leveling technology.
- Dynamic and very efficient power management system capable of managing power usage in real-time exceeding international power efficiency requirements.
- Fully integrated Ethernet port that support cable interactive services, either as the interface to
Broadcom's DOCSIS® modems or to Ethernet over Cable (EoC) modems.
- HDMI 1.4a and component outputs that support HD displays.
- Advanced pay-TV security supporting all international cable markets
Zhang Changli, President of
"HDTV is taking off in
Xu, Jiahong, CEO of iPanel:
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"The Chinese government plans to convert 202 million households to digital programming before 2015, paving the way for the expanded network capacity needed to provide additional HD content and advanced services."
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