Crystal HD Solution
New Broadcom® Crystal HD Solution Brings High Definition Video to Netbooks
Broadcom's new single chip Crystal HD enhanced video accelerator enables near flawless playback of 1080p High Definition (HD) video across a wide range of systems throughout the industry. By lowering CPU utilization, power consumption, and integrating seamlessly into Microsoft Windows 7, Windows® XP and Linux environments, Broadcom Crystal HD offers cost-effective, near flawless playback of HD video giving consumers a rich multimedia experience.
Integration into popular media player software including Adobe® Flash® Player, the vast library of online HD content from popular websites is now available for enjoyment on netbooks at low a cost and without sacrificing the portability and long battery life of the netbook platform.
The BCM70015 single chip Crystal HD solution provides manufacturers with a highly integrated low power, low cost solution that addresses one of the key performance challenges on netbook platforms: near seamless playback of online streaming HD video. Broadcom Crystal HD brings the advantages of high definition H.264 and VC-1 video compression to netbooks providing near flawless playback of streaming media and Blu-ray Disc®, file-based content and broadcast (and other TV sources).
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