Broadcom’s BCM70015 single-chip Crystal HD advanced media processor is a low-cost, low-power, highly integrated solution for high-definition video playback applications.
The BCM70015 is targeted for PC/x86 applications such as playback of streaming video content, Blu-ray Disc playback, file-based content, and broadcast and other TV sources. It is optimized for use in netbooks, notebooks, and Small Form Factor (SFF) and slim desktops. Crystal HD solutions leverage Broadcom's Set-top Box (STB) and consumer media player technologies to provide HD media playback experiences on low-cost netbooks.
Provides software support for Adobe Flash Player (v10.1), Windows Media Player (v12) and other third-party media players including commercial and open-source
Supports standard definition and HD multiformat video decode of industry standard codecs (H.264/AVC, MPEG-2, VC-1, WMV9, MPEG-4, DivX®, Xvid and AVS), enabling users to enjoy a mobile media experience with no frame drops or jitter, even under a heavy CPU load
Optimized for motherboard designs and is also available in the PCI Express® mini-card module format