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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, Optics & Photonics, Electrical Equipment & Systems

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

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools

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

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

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

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

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

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

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.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Communication Systems & Equipment

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Switch SoCs meet needs of carrier and data center networks.

March 27, 2015

With such features as multi-terabit switch fabric, hierarchical traffic manager, external packet buffer memory, and advanced packet processing, 28 nm StrataDNX™ (Dune) switch SoCs provide complete solution for service provider network. Single-chip switch (BCM88370) delivers 800 Gbps Ethernet, 720 Gbps packet processor and traffic manager (BCM88670) features DNX fabric interfaces, and high-density switch fabric device (BCM88770) provides 3.6 Tbps throughput per device. Read More


Network Switch APIs foster infrastructure flexibility.

March 18, 2015

Providing software platform/interface for OEMs, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), and network operators, Open Network Switch Library (OpenNSL) includes APIs that enable development of new applications on top of StrataXGS® switches. APIs map Broadcom SDK to open north bound interface, enabling integration of new applications and ability to optimize switch hardware platforms. Solution supports suite of network monitoring and analytics tools (BroadView instrumentation). Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

5G Wi-Fi Combo Chip offers Real Simultaneous Dual Band support.

March 10, 2015

Optimizing throughput and minimizing latency for users concurrently working with multiple applications, BCM4359 enables devices to transmit and receive over 2 bands (5 and 2.4 GHz) simultaneously. Chip maximizes bandwidth at 867 Mbps PHY rate in 2-stream Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) mode and can switch to RSDB mode. As 1x1 5G Wi-Fi® combo chip with Bluetooth 4.1 and FM radio, BCM43455 supports 1x1 HT80 802.11ac, 2.5 and 5 GHz, and offers 433 Mbps PHY rate/80 MHz channel bandwidth. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Upstream Diagnostic Analyzer meets cable operators' needs.

March 9, 2015

By helping cable multi-system operators (MSOs) remotely detect and locate upstream noise sources in real-time, upstream diagnostic analyzer enables proactive diagnosis and resolution of subscriber network connectivity issues without service calls or truck rolls. Solution can locate ingress/burst noise to single customer premises equipment (CPE) and utilize multiple CPEs to isolate exact location of noise source. Information and spectrum analysis is available via existing SNMP or Web UI. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Ultra HD SoC Devices integrate MoCA 2.0 IP interface.

March 9, 2015

Designed for connected home gateways and IP clients, Models BCM7448S and BCM7449S support multiple Ultra HD video compression standards for operators and manufacturers to deliver variety of 4K content to home subscribers. Chips feature dual core ARMv7 32-bit CPUs, Ultra HD HEVC and VP9 p60 decoding, and mobile applications compatible OpenGL ES 3.1 3D GPU. In addition, SoCs provide advanced content security technology, including watermarking and DCAS cardless security. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

System on Chip supports virtual customer premise equipment.

March 5, 2015

Seamlessly connected to operator's network, Model BCM88312 enables carriers to add new services in dynamic, multi-vendor environment. Integrated, programmable device is equipped with dual Cortex A9 cores at 1.2 GHz; 8-port GE switch, Serdes, and copper PHYs; programmable processor forwarding engine; and support for 1588v2/SyncE. SoC can be managed over OpenFlow, based on OpenFlow-Data Plane Abstraction layer framework, extending OF-DPA from infrastructure core to business CPE access. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Smartwatch Platform improves battery life for Android wearables.

March 3, 2015

By minimizing power usage and consequent battery drain in wearables, smartwatch platform lets OEMs add features or include larger battery inside their wearable to extend uptime. In addition to 4xA7 application processor and Wi-Fi®/Bluetooth® (4.2/Smart) combo chip, OEMs can choose to integrate GPS with sensor hub processing, near field communication (NFC), wireless charging support, and camera support based on end-product requirements. Read More

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