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Broadcom Ships One Chip Blu-ray Disc Solution

BROADCOMLOGOBroadcom Corporation announced that it is the first semiconductor provider to ship a true single die Blu-ray Disc chip.

According to the statement, Broadcom’s new BCM7630 combines optical front-end and back-end video decoding and display technologies in a single die offering, as well as supports Internet streaming applications such as Netflix 2.0, Pandora Internet Radio, Vudu and CinemaNow.

In addition, Broadcom also announced the complimentary BCM7632, which adds the ability to playback 3D Blu-ray movies in stereoscopic 1080p resolution.

The BCM7630 is available now while the BCM7632 is at the sampling stage.

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