Codec Devices

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Stereo Codec is optimized for portable audio applications.

June 17, 2008

Available in 40-pin, 5 x 5x 0.55 mm QFN package for space-constrained applications, Model WM8903 features SmartDAC(TM) low-power DAC capacitor switching architecture to enable DAC to headphone power consumption of just 4.4 mW and includes capability for programmable performance vs. power profiles, allowing system designers to optimize for each usage scenario. It also includes Class W amplifier technology featuring adaptive dual drive charge pump and DC servo circuit architecture. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Software

ARM and On2 Technologies Demonstrate the First High-Performance Video Codecs Optimized with ARM NEON Technology

February 26, 2008

Optimization for NEON Media Processing Extensions Halves Required Clock Cycles for Video Decode<4444>CAMBRIDGE, England and TARRYTOWN, New York, February 11 -- On2, a leader in video codec technologies (http://www.on2.com) and ARM (LSE: ARM)(Nasdaq: ARMHY), today announced at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, that On2 has used ARMĀ® NEON(TM) technology to optimize the performance of several... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

HD A/V Codecs enhance mobile TI technology.

February 18, 2008

Aricent MPEG4-SP 720p video and AAC audio codecs leverage Texas Instruments' (TI) OMAP3430 processor capabilities to achieve encoding and decoding of video streams. Solutions enable recording and playback of 720p video on TI OMAP3430 platform-based mobile devices and can decode 720p MPEG-4 Simple Profile video in real-time. This lets mobile phones be used as HD-quality player, download HD content for playback on HDTV screen, or be used as DVD-quality camcorder. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Display & Presentation Equipment

IVC Highlights HaiVision's MAKO-HD for Medical Applications at Broadcast LIVE, London

February 14, 2008

January 30, 2008 - HaiVision Systems Inc. (Montreal, Canada), the world's leading vendor of performance H.264 network video encoders, announces that on Thursday (January 31) at Broadcast LIVE and VideoForum 2008, IVC Media is highlighting the MAKO-HD high definition (HD) codec within the important seminar "Streaming Media in Healthcare - The Cutting Edge of Video." The seminar focuses on the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Audio Codec incorporates Class G headphone amp.

February 14, 2008

Extending battery life in portable audio applications, WM8900 AudioPlus(TM) Smart Power IC features quiescent headphone playback power consumption under 6 mW in voice mode and under 11 mW in Hi-Fi mode. When using 300 mAH battery, WM8900-based design can extend battery life by up to 11 hr during headphone music playback at typical 2 mW/ch listening level. Housed in 0.55 mm high, 40-pin QFN package, IC implements ground-referenced headphone outputs that remove need for dc blocking capacitors. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Services

DC-Sat.Net Selects HaiVision's H.264 for Satellite

December 31, 2007

DC-Sat.Net Selects HaiVision's hai1000 for Affordable H.264 Satellite Video Transport Solution<4444>December 4, 2007 - HaiVision Systems Inc. (Montreal, Canada), the world leader in performance video encoding technology, today announces that DC-Sat.Net, the UK's most experienced provider of VSat video transport, has selected the hai1000 series of MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 codecs to provide efficient... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Codecs provide audio signal management for flat panel TV's.

November 26, 2007

Allowing A/D and D/A converters to run at asynchronous sample rates, CS42324 DTV audio codec includes stereo A/D converter, 4-channel D/A converter, input and output multiplexer, line-level input buffers, and output drivers. It operates from 3.3 V digital supply or 9 or 12 V analog supply to accept line level inputs up to 2 Vrms. Hardware and software compatible with CS42324, CS42325 includes on-chip stereo headphone drivers on 1 of 3 stereo output pairs. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Codec enables HDTV wireless video transmission.

November 26, 2007

Offering solution for compression and decompression of HD video, Model ADV216 features Wavescale(TM) technology, which is based on JPEG2000 standard and enables high-quality wireless HD signal transmission while eliminating artifacts and error intolerance. SURF® wavelet technology allows real-time compression and resolution scalability without need for external memory. In addition to delivering clear, uninterrupted HD content to TVs and HD companion boxes, ADV216 supports low latency. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Video Codecs optimize IP video surveillance performance.

October 5, 2007

IP network-based video encoders, C-44 and S-44, leverage Texas Instruments' DaVinci(TM) TMS320DM6446 digital media processor SoCs and proprietary MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 compression algorithms to deliver DVD-quality streaming video for surveillance applications. Solutions are built with 4 DM6446 DSP-based SoCs, one per analog video input, and combine multiple compression algorithms for video and audio - MPEG-2, MPEG-4, M-JPEG, G.711, AAC - into single IP/Ethernet output stream. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Xilinx at IBC 2007

September 24, 2007

Xilinx at the Heart of Broadcast Applications <4444>SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 28 / - What: Xilinx demonstrates its programmable broadcast solutions at International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) Where: RAI Congress Centre, Amsterdam Stand 10.421 When: Conference - September 6-10 Exhibition - September 7-11<4444>Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) today announced that its... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Software

Microsoft Voice Quality More Than Measures Up

September 14, 2007

Intel, Texas Instruments and others license Microsoft intellectual property for voice; new Quality of Experience Monitoring Server for customers unveiled. <4444>SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21 / -- Today at the VoiceCon San Francisco 2007 Conference, Microsoft Corp. outlined how its software-based approach to voice communications is creating new benefits for partners and customers and gaining industry... Read More

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

Codec ICs deliver 1,080i encoding with secure Internet.

July 6, 2007

Featuring 3 codec SOCs, en-ViE Platform offers choice of dual-stream SD, multi-stream SD, or full 1,080i HD encoding, enabling creation, playback, and distribution of HD H.264 video for home, mobile, and surveillance applications. Single SoC can provide up to 8 channels of H.264 D1 encoding with less than 1 W of total power consumption. Multi-Media Engine supports AAC, MP3, G.7xx, and Dolby Digital. Network connectivity is provided via Gigabit Ethernet and high-speed USB 2.0 OTG. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Audio Codec enables independent converter sampling.

May 29, 2007

Supporting asynchronous operation, PCM3060 24-bit audio codec allows A/D converter and D/A converter to operate with independent clocks. It enables designers to select control method among 3-wire SPI, 2-wire I2C, or hardware control modes, and can be internally set to synchronous mode where either A/D or D/A converter clocks can be selected as clocking source. Device features low jitter sensitivity and has signal-to-noise ratio of 105 dB. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

First SANYO Digital Video Camera to Use Next-Generation AVC/H.264 Video Technology Will Have April U.S. Debut

April 23, 2007

SANYO Xacti CG65 Features Superior Video Quality and 25% Smaller File Size for Faster Sharing of Clips on Web Pages, Video Blogs and Popular Video Websites <4444>CHATSWORTH, Calif., March 20 -- Set for an April U.S. debut, the pocket-sized Xacti CG65 is SANYO's first digital video camera to feature next-generation Advanced Video Codec H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) video compression technology,... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Software

Embedded Software enables 2-way video capabilities.

April 11, 2007

VoiceEngine Multimedia incorporates GIPS LSVX video codec, allowing real-time, 2-way video and voice communication. Solution combines GIPS VoiceEngine with video conferencing support, and GIPS multimedia package provides complete framework for both video and voice soft phones. It also offers techniques to handle jitter, packet loss, and CPU/bandwidth constraints on multiple platforms. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Chipset suits video conferencing and telepresence systems.

March 28, 2007

Featuring WW10000BA single chip encoder and WW10001BA single chip decoder, WW10K H.264 HD codec chipset has encode-decode tandem delay of less than 35 msec, or 1 frame at 30 frames/sec. Chipset runs at 110 MHz in single chip implementations and can handle up to 4 video inputs simultaneously at various bit rates and resolutions up to 1,920 x 1,088. WW10001BA decompresses encoder's bit stream into either 1080i/p or 720p HD video. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

H.264 Codec Chipset suits live HD broadcast applications.

March 9, 2007

Comprised of WW20000BA single chip encoder and WW20001BA single chip decoder, WW20K delivers broadcast-quality 1080i/p video with minimal delay at low bit rates. It runs at 110 MHz and features encode-decode tandem delay of under 35 msec or 1 frame at 30 fps. Encoder compresses 1080i/p HD video, while decoder decompresses encoder's bit stream into 1080i/p or 720p HD video. Encoder also integrates context-adaptive noise reduction filter in encoder loop. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Zoran and Kestrelink to Provide Wireless-Connected DVD Platform for Consumer Electronics Manufacturers

February 9, 2007

Supports Robust 802.11 Connectivity for Playback of Remote Content from PC or TV Over Home Network <4444>SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 31 / -- Zoran Corporation, a leading provider of digital solutions in the growing digital entertainment and digital imaging markets, and Kestrelink Corporation, a middleware provider of robust wireless connectivity solutions for consumer electronics products,... Read More

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

DVR Solutions target CCTV security surveillance market.

November 20, 2006

TW6802 PCI Express DVR solution supports 8-channel real time and 16- or 32-channel non-real time recording, and over 6 full D1 resolutions. Support for 7 frames/sec recording in NTSC, 6 frames/sec in PAL, and 1-channel audio recording is also featured. Supporting simultaneous live, play, record, and network connection, 4-channel TW2700 Standalone DVR includes Ethernet (TCP/IP), remote viewer program, and USB 2.0, and handles two 250 GB hard drives. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Stereo Audio Codecs suit battery operated applications.

October 11, 2006

Offering 7 mW playback with SNR of 93 dB, Models PCM3793 and PCM3794 incorporate notch filter with programmable center frequencies; bass, treble, and mid-range equalization tone control; and 3-D enhancement to enable wide stereo effect. Both models have on-chip, digital audio processor. Model PCM3793 integrates Class-D amplifier technology capable of driving 700 mW of output power per channel into 8 ohm load, while PCM3794 has no speaker outputs. Read More