AVC/VC-1/MPEG PCI Express® HD Decoder Chipset for Netbooks/Nettops

The BCM70010/BCM70012 chipset introduces the advantages of next-generation high definition H.264 and VC-1 video compression algorithms to netbook and nettop applications like the playback of streaming media and downloaded media as well as Blu-ray™ discs. The chipset is a single-stream HD AVC/VC-1/MPEG-2 decoder solution capable of full HD real-time decoding. The high performance and low power consumption of the solution allow reduced CPU utilization and support for mobile platform designs.

The chipset supports any compliant resolution from QVGA up to 1920 x 1088.

As part of the Crystal HD Enhanced Video Accelerator solutions from leading OEMs, the BCM70012 enables feature rich 1080p streaming multimedia experience on netbooks and nettops. With support integrated within Adobe Flash Media Player, the vast library of online content from sites like Hulu, BBC iPlayer, Crackle is now available for enjoyment on netbooks and nettops at low cost and without sacrificing the portability and long battery life of these platforms.

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  • Multistandard high definition video decoding in the following formats:
    H.264/AVC HP at L 4.1 1080p/1080i, 40 Mbps
    SMPTE VC-1 AP at L 3 1080p/1080i, 40 Mbps
    WMV9 (VC-1 SP and MP)
    MPEG-2 MP @ ML and MP @ HL
  • QVGA to Full HD (1080p) support
  • Streaming Media playback on netbooks/nettops
  • Blu-ray disc playback on netbooks/nettops
  • Protected media playback on netbooks/nettops