Friday, November 27, 2015
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG Display Makes Huge Investment in OLED Panels
Sony To Bring Remote Play Feature To PS4
MINIX NEO U1 Media Hub for Android Coming Next Week
Samsung Joins Audi’s Progressive SemiConductor Program
German ISPs May Block Music-sharing Sites: court
Study Says HTTPS Certificate and SSH Key Reuse Endangers Millions of Devices Worldwide
SK Hynix Rejects Chinese Take-over Offer
New Huawei Mate 8 Smartphone Launched With Kirin 950 Inside
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > AMD Liv...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, January 04, 2006
AMD Live! To Compete Intel's ViiV

AMD is expected to unveil a new platform under the "Live" brand at the Consumer Electronics Show, which takes place this week in Las Vegas. The "Live" devices are expected to directly compete with Intel's Viiv.

The AMD Live devices will be likely PCs or notebooks. The company is expected to follow Intel's Viiv strategy by putting its new brand on PCs carrying the technology, which will be built with home entertainment in mind.

The AMD Live PCs will be recognizable by a printed sticker on their chassis and will come with various features such as multi-channel sound. However, it is not clear whether AMD will follow Intel's policy that requires PC makers to use an Intel processor, chipset and Intel's networking components in order to get the Viiv sticker on their devices.

Intel announced Viiv back in August 2005 with the intention to help drive and promote the convergence between home computers and home entertainment and media systems. Intel has managed to get the support of several makers of PC and set-top boxes, and will also offer download services and interoperability with music players. AMD's Live would currently need to generate a great deal of support to be successful. Canadian ATI today announced its support for the AMD Live! products, and said that a wide range of products and technologies to support upcoming AMD LIVE! solutions: digital and analog TV tuner cards, graphics cards, Radeon X1000 series graphics cards and All-In-Wonder and TV Wonder multimedia add-in cards.

NVIDIA also expects that its GeForce FX, GeForce 6-Series and GeForce 7-Series desktop and notebook graphics processing units (GPUs) as well as the Company's NVIDIA nForce 4 core-logic solutions, will be complementary with AMD LIVE! This includes hardware and software for both 32-bit and 64-bit computing environments and technologies such as NVIDIA SLI multi-GPU capability and NVIDIA Pure Video. Live PCs are scheduled to come out around the middle of the year. Viiv PCs will arrive in the first quarter.

In addition, AMD showcased a variety of AMD embedded processor-based personal media players (PMPs) that offer DVD-quality video, and promises hours of video playback time on a single battery charge. PMPs are a new category of small, portable electronics that may likely follow the path of MP3 players.

PMP designers have elected AMD's Alchemy family of processors to power their products.

The AMD Alchemy processors features integrated media acceleration hardware and accompanying media player software, which allows consumers to download a wide range of digital media content from DVRs, PCs or the Internet directly to their PMPs, without the need for file conversions or transcoding.

Studios Announce Next-generation DVD Titles        All News        Rambus, AMD in Technology Licensing Deal
SANYO Introduces 55-Inch and 65-Inch High-Definition Televisions     Consumer Electronics News      LG.Philips LCD to Commence Mass Production at P7

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
AMD Ends Driver Support For Radeon HD 5000 and 6000 series
New AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Available For Download
Intel Optane Memory Products Coming Next Year
AMD Radeon R9 380X Released
AMD Offers Free Star Wars Battlefront With Radeon Fury Cards
Intel Advances High Performance Computing System Designs
AMD Gained Market Share Over Nvidia In Q3
Intel Expands The Xeon processor D-1500 Product Family And Unveils New Ethernet Controllers
Google Open Sources TensorFlow Machine Learning System
Intel Unveils New IoT Platform
Facebook Reports Progress In Artificial Intelligence Research
Intel Introduces Smart Tiny House Concept For IoT Connected Devices

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .