Fabless semiconductor company MediaTek will showcase the first 120Hz SoC solutions for 3D TV at 2011 International CES.
Meanwhile, the company will introduce its Smart TV solutions
triggering the next revolution of Digital Home. The new series of
smart TV solutions features the enhancement of the wireless
connectivity in terms of speed and stability.
According to the latest DisplaySearch forecast, the estimated
shipments of 3D TV in 2010 is 3.4 million, and the 3D TV market
penetration rate is expected to grow from 5% of total flat panel TVs
in 2010 to 37% in 2014. Furthermore, connected TV is to reach new
height with over 40 million units in 2010 to 118 million in 2014. Mr.
Ryan Chen, General Manager of Digital TV BU at MediaTek Inc., said,
"The 3D and Smart TV markets present great market opportunities.
MediaTek has developed a series of comprehensive TV IC solutions to
efficiently address and drive the market developments. In
anticipation of the fast-evolving CE market requirements, the
seasoned MediaTek team works closely with leading TV makers in
product developments, feature differentiation, and software
localization. TV makers can leverage on MediaTek advanced and robust
system platforms to dramatically change consumers' user experience,
yet meeting the time-to-market requirement."
In 2011 International CES, MediaTek will demonstrate a complete 3D TV
solution, featuring 120Hz and 240Hz pattern retarder/ shutter glasses
3D TV technologies. The world?s first 120Hz SoC solutions for pattern
retarder/ shutter glasses 3D TV can support not only multiview video
coding (MVC), but also various 3D media formats, including 3D VOD
(Video on Demand), VC-1, 3D Blu-ray and broadcasting.
Aside from 3D TV solutions, MediaTek will also demonstrate its latest
Smart TV solutions. The Smart TV solutions support video calls, video
on demand, and wireless connection. Through wireless standards such
as Bluetooth and wireless PAN, the consumers can enjoy faster and
higher-quality video entertainment.