Leveraging its expertise in developing broadband cable chips, Broadcom has developed a range of chips for the Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) equipment market. Broadcom's family of satellite chips include, satellite receiver chips, HDTV SDTV video chips, and graphics and receiver chips. Designed for DBS set-top boxes, Broadcom's chips provide a host of features and capabilities for the delivery and display of voice, video and data services over DBS networks. To support customer's needs and accelerate their time to market with new products, Broadcom offers complete system solutions, (both hardware and software) based on their satellite chips.

HDTV/SDTV Video Chips and Graphics and Receiver Chips

Design both standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) video and graphics capabilities into your set-top boxes and HDTV televisions with Broadcom's advanced HDTV SDTV video chips and graphics and receiver chips. These advanced chips offer designers an array of graphics and video features for transmitting and displaying SD and HD television signals. Broadcom also offers H.264 MPEG-4 decoders, enabling you to design in advanced HDTV video compression into your next-generation designs.

MPEG Digital Audio/Video Encoders and Decoders

Incorporate personal video recording capability into set-top boxes and consumer digital video products using Broadcom's MPEG-2 digital audio/video encoders and multiplexer chips, and H.264/MPEG-4 video decoders. These MPEG-2 digital audio/video encoders and multiplexer chips enable manufacturers to develop entertainment systems that support such features as watch and record, selective viewing, fast forward, fast reverse, skip forward, skip back, slow motion and frame-by-frame viewing.

Satellite Chips

Develop a range of Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) set-top boxes with Broadcom's extensive offering of satellite chips, HDTV SDTV video chips, and graphics and receiver chips. Select from a number of satellite chips from Broadcom to build standard satellite receivers up to highly integrate DBS interactive set-top boxes.