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ViXS and sMedio Ready 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Solution

ViXS Systems and sMedio announced that they plan to deliver a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player System-on-Chip (SoC) and software stack by mid-2016.

Sigma Designs Ships 4K Ultra HDTV SoC With Dolby Vision

Sigma Designs announced that it is now delivering volume quantities of its STV7701 4K Ultra HD High Dynamic Range (HDR) System-on-Chip (SoC).

MediaTek Teases 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray SoC

MediaTek announced its new MT8581 System-on-Chip (SoC) for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc players.

MStar Brings Dolby Vision HDR to Ultra HDTV Chipset

Dolby Laboratories and MStar Semiconductor announced they are working together to offer a 4K Ultra HDTV System-on-Chip (SoC) that integrates Dolby Vision.

Sigma Ships 4K Ultra HD STB SoC With HDR

Sigma Designs announced that it is now shipping its SMP8762 4K Ultra HD Set-Top Box (STB) System-on-Chip (Soc).

Sigma Delivers 4K Ultra HDTV SoC With HDR

Sigma Designs announced that it is now delivering volume quantities of its STV7701 4K Ultra HDTV System-on-Chip (Soc).

Realtek Rolls Out Dolby Vision Digital TV SoCs

Dolby Laboratories announced the availability of Dolby Vision enabled System-on-Chip (SoC) technologies for digital TVs from Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

HiSilicon Brings Dolby Vision HDR to Ultra HD Chipsets

Dolby Laboratories and HiSilicon announced they are working together to offer Dolby Vision System-on-Chip (SoC) technologies for 4K Ultra HD Set-Top-Boxes (STBs).

Broadcom Launches Latest 4K Ultra HD SoC

Broadcom Corporation announced its next-generation Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) home gateway and Set-top Box (STB) System-on-Chip (SoC).

Sigma Designs Uncorks STV7703 Ultra HD DTV Chipsets

Sigma Designs announced its new STV7703 Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) High Dynamic Range (HDR) smart TV chipsets at CES 2015.

Sigma Designs Unveils 4K HEVC STB Chipset

Sigma Designs announced its new SMP8758 System-on-Chip (SoC), which supports 4K Ultra HD video resolution using HEVC (H.265) compression technology.

Large-Area TFT Panel Shipments Impress

NPD DisplaySearch announced it reckons that shipments of large-area TFT panels reached a record high in the second quarter of this year.

Tablet PC Market Maturing

NPD DisplaySearch announced it reckons that while Apple and Samsung staked out a 42% share of tablet PC panel shipments in the first half of 2013, their combined share dropped to 29% in the first half of this year.

Broadcom HEVC SoC Powers Tata Sky’s Ultra HD STBs

Broadcom Corporation announced that its BCM7252 HEVC/H.265 System-on-Chip (SoC) will power Tata Sky’s first generation 4K Ultra HD Set-Top Boxes (STBs).

ViXS Decoder Powers Sharp 4K Ultra HD Recorder and TVs

ViXS Systems announced that its XCode 6400 HEVC System-on-Chip (SoC) powers Sharp’s new 4K Ultra HD recorder and LC-UD20 series AQUOS TVs.