Monday, October 20, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft To Launch A Wearable Device Soon
FCC To Explore High-frequency Wireless Technologies
Mozilla Hello Offers Voice and Video Calls Through The Browser
Samsung Adds Intel Processor To Chromebook 2
LG Ultra-Portable HD MiniBeam Projector Features Built-in Battery
Tweets To Feature Audio
New 64-bit Exynos 7 Octa Processor Supports Iris Recognition
Asus ROG Announces GR8 Gaming Mini-PC
Active Discussions
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
 Home > News > General Computing > HDTV Ov...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, June 20, 2005
HDTV Over DSL Demonstrated


Broadcom IPTV Set-Top Box Silicon Used in World's First Demonstration of MPEG-4 High Definition Live TV Broadcasting Over an ADSL2+ Network

Broadcom Corporation reinforced its leadership position in the set-top box semiconductor market by participating in the world's first demonstration of MPEG-4 compressed, high definition (HD) live TV broadcasting over an operational ADSL2+ network. Alcatel, Broadcom, France Telecom and TANDBERG collaborated on the HDTV over ADSL2+ technology demonstration, which took place at the French Open Tennis Tournament at Roland Garros Stadium in France, June 2, 2005. This same demonstration was also presented at Salon Europeen de la Recherche et de l'Innovation/European Research and Innovation Exhibition June 3, 2005.

To enable this demonstration, Broadcom supplied France Telecom with its latest generation Internet Protocol (IP) TV set-top box reference design platform, which performed the HD MPEG-4/advanced video compression (AVC) decoding and audio/video delivery. This reference design builds on Broadcom's field-proven set-top technologies, enabling IPTV set-top box manufacturers to quickly ramp into production and support video over DSL deployments.

MPEG-4 Part 10 advanced video compression is the latest generation of compression technology that reduces the required bandwidth for the transmission of video content, thereby enabling telecommunications operators to offer HD broadcast and on-demand services over their existing DSL networks. According to market analyst Michelle Abraham of InStat, "The availability of advanced video compression technology will enable the cost-effective deployment of IP set-top boxes, the market for which InStat is forecasting to grow by 550% over the next five years."

"Broadcom is very pleased to participate in this HD video over ADSL2+demonstration, which represents a significant milestone in the telecommunications industry," said Daniel Marotta, Senior Vice President & General Manager of Broadcom's Broadband Communications Group. "Broadcom's extensive experience in designing silicon solutions for broadcast video and communications applications will enable telecommunications operators to offer competitive IP set-top boxes and advanced pay TV services."

The demonstration, which was orchestrated by France Telecom, incorporated the Broadcom? BCM97398 IP set-top box reference design. The BCM97398 features the BCM7411 MPEG-4 HD AVC video decoder/audio processor chip and BCM7038 dual channel HD and personal video recorder chip. Together, these chips enable set-top box vendors to build set-top boxes to support advanced IP-based video and audio services such as high-quality graphical user interfaces, advanced programming guides, built-in Internet browser capabilities, video-on-demand services and digital video recorder features. The BCM97398's scalable architecture also supports hybrid IP/digital terrestrial set-top boxes and a variety of wired and wireless home networking technologies.

"The success of this demonstration reinforces our view that Broadcom is a very credible and capable HD AVC technology partner for France Telecom," said Pascal Viginier, Executive Vice President of R&D for France Telecom.

IP set-top box silicon designs require engineering experience in broadcast video and broadband communications technologies which Broadcom has acquired through years of experience in silicon solutions for satellite, cable and DSL equipment. Broadcom's communications chips represent the most feature-rich solutions in the market today, incorporating advanced video compression and decompression, audio processing, integrated tuners, high-quality graphics, video display formatting, personal video recording, broadband access and home networking capabilities.

From eCoustics.com



Previous
Next
Film Trailer Distribution Revolutionized With DVDxDV Pro        All News        Nero CD-DVD Speed 4 now available
Fujitsu Unveils LifeBook N6200 Notebook     General Computing News      Google said to plan rival to PayPal

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Mitsubishi Showacses Its First 4K TV At CEATEC
LG Brings Its Ultra HD 4K OLED TV To The U.S.
New VIZIO P-Series Ultra HD LED TVs Start From $1000
Ultra High Definition Logo Launched
LG Brings Its ULTRA HD 4K TV LineUp To The US
Sony Introduces 4K Home Theater Products And New Line of ES AV Receivers at CEDIA Expo
Toshiba 2014 4K UHD Models Now Available
Philips Expands Its Series Of Ultra HD TVs Powered by Android
Samsung Goes Curvy At IFA 2014
Sony Bravia S90 TV With Curved Screen Coming In Europe
Samsung Launches First Flexible TV
LG Starts Selling Its 105-Inch Curved UHDTV

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .