BCM7230

High-Definition IP Set-Top Box SoC

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*Certain versions of this device are not available for sale in Germany or shipment to or from Germany, and these versions should not be used in any product destined for the German market.
The Broadcom BCM7230 is a low-cost, high-performance, small form factor Set-top Box (STB) offering for IP STBs.
 
Broadcom's BCM7230 high-definition IP STB solution enables advanced Internet protocol digital entertainment services in a low-cost, high-performance and compact package. Complementing Broadcom's family of DVR-enabled media server solutions, the BCM7230 allows solution providers to cost-effectively expand IPTV services, such as networked DVR and IP video services, for both client-server and low-cost standalone deployment models.

Features

  • Integrates 1080p60 output supporting high-quality HD programming and supports HDMI 1.4a output 
  • Support for cost-effective memory technologies incorporating high-speed DDR3 (for decoding HD content), high-capacity bulk MLC/SLC NAND, SDIO and serial NOR controller technology
  • Integrates power-management controllers and regulators, supports Energy Star® and European Code of Conduct STB requirements, and offers flexible and configurable standby and active modes of operation
  • Interfaces to a single 16-bit DDR2 or DDR3 memory device for standard- or high-definition decode respectively, representing a reduction in the printed circuit board area and bill-of-materials (BOM) cost
  • Supports compelling subscriber applications including RVU Alliance's remote user interface (RUI) technology, CEA-2014 RUI client, Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) and Adobe® Flash® Platform for TV
  • Unique HD FastRTV® channel change acceleration technology that improves channel change speeds by up to 500 percent
  • Integrates Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA®) technology support, enabling consumers to locate and enjoy digital content anywhere on their home network and move or stream this content between DLNA-connected devices
  • Supports a wide range of media formats including DivX, RealMedia Variable Bitrate (RMVB), China's audio video coding standard (AVS), as well as MPEG-2, AVC and VC-1

Applications

  • HDTV
  • IPTV
  • Set-Top Boxes
     

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