BCM7468

Cost-Effective IP Set-Top Box SoC for HD Applications

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The BCM7468 is part of the Broadcom family of Set-top Box (STB) System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solutions that enable advanced IP digital entertainment services in a low-cost, high-performance and compact package.
 
The BCM7468 is designed to enable service 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. The BCM7468 addresses the existing requirements for the base of Not Recommended for New Design standard-definition analog TVs in the market.

Features

  • Incorporates high-speed DDR3 (for decoding high-definition content)
  •  High-capacity bulk MLC/SLC NAND, SDIO and serial NOR controller technology
  •  Delivers HD resolution supporting 1080p60 output
  •  Integrates full HDMI 1.3 transmitter to support low-cost sub-HD LED panels up to 480/576p resolution
  •  Integrated power-management controllers and regulators for support of EnergyStar and European Code of Conduct Set-top Box requirements
  •  Flexible and configurable standby and active modes of operation
  •  Small form factor, measuring at 17x17mm
  •  Uses a single 16-bit DDR2 or DDR3 memory device for standard- or high-definition decode respectively to reduce printed circuit board area and bill-of-materials (BOM) cost
  •  Supports DVD-quality output (up to 480p) for enhanced-definition viewing and SD + SD picture-in-picture (PIP) capabilities
  •  Supports HDMI 1.3 output

Applications

  • IPTV
  • Set-Top Boxes
     

Lifecycle Status

Active

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