Intel Finds Its Own Multi-Standard TV Chip
Jun 13, 2006, 1:21 PM by (staff)
Intel today announced it will collaborate with Siano Mobile Silicon to integrate the company's multi-standard TV chip into its mobile platform. Siano's chip is expected to work with all popular standards other than Qualcomm's FLO. It is capable of receiving DVB, DAB and DMB video on a wide range of frequencies. Mobile processor competitor Qualcomm recently announced a chip for its 3G platforms that works with DVB-H, ISDB-T and its own FLO standard.
Intel to Merge Mobile and PC Chip Businesses
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Qualcomm Amps Up its Wi-Fi Lineup
Qualcomm Atheros, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, today unveiled new Wi-Fi products that promise to boost performance for a range of consumer electronics. The company added the QCA9377 chip to its 802.11ac 2.0 ecosystem, which Qualcomm says brings the benefits of multi-user multi-input/multi-output (MU-MIMO) to mobile devices.
Samsung Touts Exynos ModAP Chip
Samsung today announced the Exynos ModAP, an application processor and modem system-on-a-chip. Samsung says the Exynos ModAP was manufactured using a 28nm processes and supports a wide range of wireless networking technologies.
Qualcomm Acquires Wilocity, Adds WiGig to Snapdragon 810
Qualcomm announced that it has acquired Wilocity, a company that develops advanced Wi-Fi technology. Wilocity is among the first to adopt WiGig, which is 60GHz Wi-Fi based on the IEEE 802.11ad standard.
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