High-Definition IP Set-Top Box SoC

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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.


  • 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


  • HDTV
  • IPTV
  • Set-Top Boxes

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Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
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Market Segment UHDTV


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