|2011-04-29||Connected TVs will exceed 123M units in 2014
According to DisplaySearch, connected TV shipments in 2014 will reach over 123 million, most of these will be from basic connectivity to Smart TV products.
|2012-01-17||What's the future of connected TVs?
George Haber of silicon tuner vendor Cresta Technologies believes TVs first have to overcome their regional limitations before becoming truly hi-tech.
|2011-01-27||Silicon Image designs 'connectivity co-processor' for smarter TVs
Silicon Image will launch a connectivity co-processor for TV to help TV makers' turn today's "not-so-intelligent TVs to smart TVs." The solution could also stimulate more SoC competition on the consumer market for OEMs.
|2011-04-25||Sigma Designs, Vietnam Multimedia Corp. form joint venture
Sigma Designs and Vietnam Multinedia Corporation have formed a joint venture company to develop and market high-performance set-top boxes for digital television, smart energy products and home-connectivity solutions
|2010-05-21||Samsung readies large-screen OLED TVs
Samsung is increasingly confident in the future of OLEDs—not just for smart phone displays but also for large-size TVs, especially 3D TV.
|2004-05-07||MIPS, Sonics unveil joint digital multimedia SOC solution
MIPS Technologies Inc. and Sonics Inc. have joined forces in combining a 32-bit processor and SMART interconnect IP to dramatically cut the development time of cost-effective SOCs for digital multimedia applications, such as digital set-top boxes and digital TV receivers.
|2005-04-18||How safe is private data on cell?
The recent hacking of Paris Hilton's address book-stored on the TV celebrity's Sidekick II smart phone and backed up by T-Mobile's server-has raised questions in the engineering community about whether personal data is adequately protected in the current generation of cellular products.
|2008-03-03||Drive an external display from handhelds
While adding a feature such as VGA or TV-out may seem as simple as adding the appropriate connector, its addition presents many system design challenges in the areas of power management, device interoperability, and user interaction. Judd Heape of QuickLogic discusses these issues and presents a solution to these technical system design challenges based on QuickLogic's programmable solution platform
|2005-04-15||Cheapest card electrical interface?
TDK's new smart card interface IC utilizes the same LDO voltage regulator architecture as the existing 73S80xxR family, bringing outstanding electrical performance such as low noise, high card current, low current consumption and very low power dissipation at the lowest possible cost
|2012-12-07||Sharp expects continued growth in Malaysia
Sharp projects LCD TV demand in Malaysia will continue to increase with 16,000 sold units of its Aquos line in 2013
|2011-10-27||LED drivers improve 3D performance, power use
austriamicrosystems' LED ICs promise optimized 3D LED performance through smart dimming, and superior bandwidth and transient response
|2013-01-17||Audio, voice, connectivity earmarked for UHDTV
During the recent CES expo, three notable trends for Ultra High-definition TV have come to light and various consumer electronics companies are busy addressing them
|2013-01-11||ARM mulls RF IP for IoT
CEO Warren East talks about what part ARM will play in making the "Internet of Things" a widespread success as well as the significant changes in the smart TV market.
|2010-11-11||MEMS device claims complete inertial measurement
When used with a magnetometer, the device provides nine-degree-of-freedom functionality for smart phones, touchscreen tablets, 3D TV remote controls, gaming consoles, DSCs and video cameras.
|2008-02-12||Chipset enables HD video, hi-fi music, 3D gaming in mobiles
ST's new multimedia chipset enables smart phones and other portable devices to record and share HD video clips, receive mobile TV, playback days of hi-fi music and deliver 3D gaming experience.
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