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NEC Electronics today announced the Blu-ray disc playback functions onto a single chip integrated system LSI products for the first time, "EMMA TM (Emma) 3 P" in the name of today from 12,000 / unit, sample shipping Begun.Also this month from 300,000 units per month to start mass production scale.
High-Definition Multimedia InterfaceThe new product is the Blu-ray disc recorded by the video / audio playback function data, images and graphics display functions on a single chip and integrated system LSI chips, (1) Blu-ray disc of the latest standards "BD-ROM 2.0 profile "two-screen video playback support and high-quality audio playback, download additional content for the network connection is available, and (2) Total industry's highest levels of 1100 MIPS (MIPS, Note) And multi-core CPU and graphics accelerator for processing with the system's fast start and operation can be improved significantly, (3) HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) interfaces, Ethernet controllers, and various Peripheral functions because of the mounting area and component cost reduction is possible, and has the advantage.
Users can enable new products, high-performance, low-cost Blu-ray disc player will be able to build.
We are semiconductors for digital AV to focus on one area of business and states that aggressive operations.In 1998, the Company has the world's first digital TV broadcasts set-top boxes (STB) for system LSI "EMMA" Since we launched, STB, digital televisions, DVD recorders, three areas for expansion of our products , To expand the marketing and sales activities.
The Blu-ray Disc player as a new market areas to expand and develop its products to expand in the future.
Blu-Ray market is currently booming and the player In particular, sales in 2007 to 220 million units to 6.8 million units in 2008 to about three times the growth is expected.
Under these circumstances, we December 2006, from recording and playback functions "EMMA3" to the market.
This new product is the EMMA3 play??recording features to further enhance capabilities of the main features of the street and away.
- (1) Blu-ray disc standards that support the latest video / audio playback Blu-ray disc can be used in response to the various codecs and films of the H.
264/AVC, VC-1, MPEG2 / 1 and 2 simultaneously screen playback / display.
In the speech, Dolby ® TrueHD, DTS-HD TM, is capable of playing.
In addition to deal with future DivX ® planned.
- (2) Multi-core CPU and a built-in graphics accelerator for processing the application as 655 MIPS processor 64-bit CPU VR5500 and the United States, 457 MIPS Technologies MIPS 32-bit CPU and graphics processing for Vector Graphics accelerators, with still images, such as decoders and The system's fast start and operation can be improved significantly.
- (3) HDMI peripheral functions such as video output of HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface), additional content to download games and communications support for Ethernet network connection for controllers and other peripheral functions because And parts of the area of cost reduction and implementation.