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electronic components & devices, transportation industry products

Automotive GNSS Connectivity Chip surpasses AEC-Q100 requirements.

January 11, 2016

Integrating sensor hub and CPU on one chip for minimized power consumption and BOM, BCM89774 provides location and positioning for in-vehicle applications. Wideband capture radio technology offers simultaneous tri-band reception of all visible GNSS satellites, including GPS, GAL, QZSS, GLONASS, BDS, and SBAS augmentation systems. Functionality also improves positioning in dense urban environments and foliage-blocked areas. Low-power mode allows emergency service and theft tracking. Read More

communication systems & equipment, electronic components & devices

Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Combo Chip extends battery life.

January 7, 2016

Intended for mobile platforms and accessories, Model BCM43012 enables OEMs to integrate Wi-Fi into applications that have traditionally been powered by Bluetooth alone due to battery size or constrained power budgets. Highly-integrated 28 nm dual-band 802.11n and Bluetooth 4.2 SoC combines power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers, and power management unit. WLAN features include optimized proximity and location functions enabled by 802.11mc and TurboQAM® data rates up to 96 Mbps. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Router Processor targets IoT and smart home applications.

January 6, 2016

Equipped with 1.8 GHz, 64-bit quad-core ARM CPU, Model BCM4908 uses Broadcom's Runner™ network packet processor to deliver more than 5 Gbps of system data throughput without taxing CPU. Device features integrated SATA III, 2 USB 3.0 ports, and 3 PCIe Gen 2 ports, as well as 2.5 Gb Base-X Ethernet WAN/LAN port for supporting fast connectivity to multi-gigabit modem or Network Attached Storage device. Dedicated security processor enables hardware VPN acceleration. Read More

electronic components & devices

Wireless MCU SoCs target IoT applications.

December 11, 2015

Providing simultaneous multi-protocol support, WICED® CORE ELP Series utilizes ARM Cortex CM4 MCU with FPU and DSP extensions and clock speed up to 100 MHz. Devices feature 512 KB RAM for complex applications, 1 MB flash memory for program and data storage, and integrated Bluetooth, Bluetooth Smart, and Zigbee 3.0 software stacks. With support for UART, SPI, Quad-SPI, and Serial Control interfaces, SoCs can interface to external nonvolatile memories, peripheral ICs, and sensors. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electrical equipment & systems

Ethernet Switches drive enterprise adoption of 2.5 GbE.

November 23, 2015

For wired enterprises, BCM56160 adds 2.5 GbE access point connections to 24- and 48-port Gigabit Ethernet form factors, integrates 10 Gigabit interfaces for fiber uplinks, and delivers double stacking bandwidth. For all-wireless office built primarily on Wi-Fi access points, BCM56060 is optimized for 802.11ac Wave 2 enterprise environments and provides multi-mode 1 GbE/2.5 GbE Ethernet interfaces with 10 Gigabit uplinks. Both switches are built on Broadcom's StrataXGS® architecture. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electrical equipment & systems, transportation industry products

Automotive-Qualified Ethernet Switch establishes secure network.

November 2, 2015

With integrated PHYs, BroadR-Reach® BCM8953x series enables automotive manufacturers to address bandwidth concerns, ensure standards compliance, and secure network for connected car applications. Architecture supports non-blocking, line-rate data transfer at wire speed performance for all frame sizes over unshielded single-pair twisted cable. Based on 28 nm design, switch integrates low pass filters, incorporates multiple low-power mode technologies, and surpasses AEC-Q100 and EMC requirements. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

SoCs support VDSL2 35b and bonding.

October 21, 2015

For Fiber to the Cabinet architectures, BCM63138 integrated residential gateway and BCM65235 Central Office DSP support VDSL2 35b protocol, which increases aggregate DSL performance by up to 100%, without disturbing widely-deployed G.Vector crosstalk cancellation technology. BCM65244 Central Office DSP and BCM65249 bonded CPE PHY device support bonding standard. By aggregating multiple copper pairs into single logical link, bonding provides path to increase rates well beyond 1 Gbps. Read More

electronic components & devices

Wireless Connectivity Chips address automotive IoT demand.

September 21, 2015

Targeting car makers and tier one integrators, both BCM89359 5G WiFi/Bluetooth Smart 2X2 MIMO Combo Chip with RSDB Support and BCM89072 Tri-mode Bluetooth Smart v4.2 SoC deliver high-speed connectivity within and beyond vehicle. These automotive-grade wireless connectivity chips, featuring 5G Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® Smart technology, specifically provide Internet, cloud applications, and entertainment content via telematics or hot spot connections. Read More

electronic components & devices

GNSS Chip supports IoT and wearable devices.

September 18, 2015

By calculating position, velocity, and time on-chip, Model BCM47748 removes bulk of signal processing from device MCU. Chip uses intelligent firmware to extend battery life while also maintaining accuracy in speed, distance, and position for optimized user experience. Housed in 70-ball WLBGA package with 0.4 mm ball pitch, device can produce GNSS fixes with only 5 mA current consumption in certain scenarios. Additional features include geofencing and lifelogging capabilities. Read More

communication systems & equipment, electrical equipment & systems, optics & photonics

DOCSIS 3.1-Compliant Devices foster multi-Gigabit delivery.

September 16, 2015

BCM3047, BCM31442 and BCM3222 enable Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) vendors to build and deploy DOCSIS 3.1-compliant equipment that supports multiple Gigabit cable broadband speeds over coax. While BCM31442 upstream burst receiver integrates ADC supporting up to 300 MHz upstream spectrum, BCM3047 single-chip downstream transmitter integrates DAC enabling transmission out to 1.2 GHz in cable plant. BCM3222 media access control (MAC) device supports up to 25 Gbps. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices

Cable STB Reference Design offers data speeds to 5 Gbps.

June 12, 2015

Equipped with dual-core Brahma15 12000 DMIPs ARMv7 processor, Model BCM93390VMS52 combines multi-Gigabit broadband data speeds, Ultra HD video decoding, and dual concurrent 4x4 Wi-Fi in single design. Device provides 4kp60 or Quad HD decode and dual transcode capabilities as well as support for up to 16 concurrent DVB-C video channels. Integrated DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem and router with Broadcom's BCM4366 5G Wi-Fi offers speeds up to 2.2 Gbps at 5 GHz and 1 Gbps at 2.4 GHz. Read More

electronic components & devices

Multichannel Satellite STB SoC supports DVB-S2X standard.

June 11, 2015

Integrating Full Band Capture (FBC) technology, BCM45308 provides satellite operators with video and IP service distribution to subscribers' connected devices. BCM453xx Series simplifies system design by integrating 2 FBC ADCs and up to 8 demodulators in one chip. Included FBC technology and DVB-S2X demodulators let operators digitize 250–2,350 MHz spectrum and provide flexible bandwidth deployment and tuning function in digital domain. Remote diagnostics capabilities are also standard. Read More

electronic components & devices

System-on-Chip combines Ultra HD home gateway and set-top box.

June 11, 2015

Based on quad-core Brahma15 21k DMIPS ARMv7 CPU with hardware sandboxing, Model BCM7445S supports Ultra HD features such as 60 fps content on YouTube, four HD picture-in-picture options, and fast graphics-rich user interfaces. Device includes four 1080p30 real-time transcoders supporting full HD viewing on mobile device. HEVC and VP9 compression delivers resolution up to Ultra HD 4096 x 2160p60, while web domain security protects critical core network functions from malware threats. Read More

electronic components & devices

Integrated SoCs enable drop-in HD HEVC upgrades for STBs.

June 5, 2015

High Definition (HD) High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) devices for hybrid cable, DBS, terrestrial, and IP STBs enable operators and broadcasters to upgrade video compression standard to enhance channel lineup flexibility and content quality over existing networks. With integrated tuners and modulators for DVB-S2, DVB-T2, and DVB-C, devices provide multiple options in 15 x 15 mm or 19 x 19 mm packages for drop-in pin-, power-, security- and software-compatibility with Broadcom AVC STB devices. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electrical equipment & systems, machinery & machining tools, optics & photonics

Multi-Stream Router delivers 5.4 Gbps total Wi-Fi data rates.

June 5, 2015

Used where multiple devices concurrently stream HD and Ultra HD content, 8-Stream 5G WiFi XStream MU-MIMO platform features pentacore architecture that realizes max speeds over 3.8 GHz. MU-MIMO support improves wireless networking efficiency, while 1024 NitroQAM™ technology promotes performance, reach, and rate through high-power RF on 5 and 2.4 GHz bands. Router supports 8 streams at 5 GHz and 4 streams at 2.4 GHz; extended 5 GHz support adds three 80 MHz channels and two 160 MHz channels. Read More

electronic components & devices

Smart Ready SoC doubles data rates for IoT devices.

May 15, 2015

Part of WICED™ Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices family, BCM20706 integrates Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart onto single chip with built-in ARM Cortex CM3 MCU offering clock speed up to 96 MHz. Device doubles data rates over Bluetooth Smart link, extending battery life for Internet of Things devices. Additional features include over 100 KB applications RAM for consumer applications and integrated power amplifier with max 10 dBm for Bluetooth Smart to maximize range. Read More

electronic components & devices

SoCs support 802.11ac Wave 2 features.

May 5, 2015

Intended for enterprise wireless access points, BCM43465 (4x4 11ac MU-MIMO) and BCM43525 (3x3 11ac MU-MIMO) include NitroQAM™ 1024-QAM modulation scheme, which boosts throughput 25% over 802.11ac's 256-QAM. DSP-based Advanced Spectrum Capture Engine allows on-chip spectrum analysis and classification. Integrating 2 radios, power amplifiers, and CPU in single device, BCM47452 features Real Simultaneous Dual-Band functionality that supports 2.4 and 5 GHz radio operation concurrently. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, controls & controllers, electronic components & devices

Secure Microcontrollers feature integrated NFC.

April 10, 2015

Based on 250 MHz ARM® Cortex™ M3 processor with advanced power management, StrataGX BCM58100 MCUs protect sensitive consumer data from threats at physical and network layer. BroadSAFE™ architecture offers tamper protection and encryption as well as secure storage and processing of card information and biometric user data. Compliant with FIPS, microcontrollers integrate NFC for tap-to-access, tap-to-pair, and tap-to-pay applications, including mPOS terminals, home automation, and IoT products. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices

HD STB SoC targets China's free-to-air satellite market.

April 6, 2015

Featuring 750+ DMIPS application CPU and 300+ million pixel/sec graphics engine for 2D graphic acceleration, BCM7228 lets satellite TV operators roll out advanced services and HD satellite broadcast transmissions via integration of Audio Video Coding Standard (AVS+) decompression. Chip also provides Conditional Access and Digital Rights Management security. Along with 1080p AVS+ decode and display capabilities, features include 16-bit DDR3 support and support for China DTH tuner/demodulator.<br /> Read More

communication systems & equipment, computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices, optics & photonics

Physical Layer Transceiver supports long reach multimode.

March 31, 2015

Based on electronic dispersion compensation, 28 nm BCM82780 enables 10/40 GbE data transmission with long reach multimode support. Device also handles short range, long range, and extended range optical interfaces. Suited for single mode fiber, multi-mode fiber, or copper twin-axial applications, BCM82780 includes all-DSP high-speed front end, integrated 2:1 failover switch in both transmit and receive directions, and advanced diagnostics on high-speed I/O including Eye-Mapping, SNR, and BER. Read More

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