Rovi Corporation announced that Renesas Electronics plans to incorporate DivX Plus Streaming technology into its chips designed for connected home entertainment devices.
Renesas Electronics announced its new R-Home S1 System-on-Chip (SoC), which is designed for hybrid Set-Top Boxes (STBs).
IHS iSuppli offered further commentary on the impact the earthquake in Japan may have on the semiconductor and electronic components businesses.
Renesas Electronics announced two new SuperSpeed USB 3.0 xHCI host controllers.
Sonic Solutions announced that Renesas Electronics Corporation will include Sonic’s RoxioNow entertainment platform in Renesas’ upcoming system-on-chips (SoCs), which will be used in next-generation connected HDTVs and Blu-ray Disc (BD) players.
In-Stat announced that the value of MPEG IC revenue will grow to $4.5 billion by 2014. According to the statement, video decoding chips are becoming video decoding systems and standalone video encoding chips have given way to highly programmable system-on-chip (SoC) devices, which are now expanding to include the radio and communication components around them.
Renesas Electronics Corporation announced a blue-violet semiconductor laser diode with a wavelength of 405 nm and a new structure incorporating an optical waveguide into the semiconductor device, which enables high power output and excellent suitability for mass production. According to the statement, Renesas’ 350 milliwatt (mW) blue-violet laser diode is suitable for Blu-ray Disc (BD) [...]