Launches 5G WiFi - First 802.11ac Chips, MoCA 2.0 Portfolio, Over-the-Top Media Player, Support for Wi-Fi Display and More
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2012 - At the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, unveiled a range of breakthrough innovations in connectivity technology, new partnerships and customer wins that are fueling more seamless and pervasive connected experiences in the home, hand and on the go. Visit Experience Broadcom @CES for news, multimedia and blogs from the show.
"The ability to seamlessly and instantaneously access content is the defining moment of a great consumer experience," said Scott McGregor, Broadcom President and CEO. "At CES, Broadcom is showcasing an array of connectivity innovations that are powering many of the top products at CES and driving ever-more powerful consumer experiences."
Connecting in the Home
Broadcom's extensive product portfolio, support of key industry standards and continued partnerships enable multi-screen video and Internet delivery throughout the home. This week at CES, Broadcom made the following announcements that help drive whole-home connectivity:
o Broadcom Unveils Integrated MoCA® 2.0 Portfolio - Full Line-Up of Set-Top Box Platform Solutions - Sets the Stage for the Next Wave of Whole-Home Networking
o Broadcom Launches Over-the-Top Media Player Innovation
o Broadcom Accelerates Set-Top Box Development by Integrating Comcast's New Reference Design Kit
o Echostar's Sling Media and Broadcom Drive Multi-Screen TV Entertainment
o LGE Selects Broadcom Bluetooth Innovations for Game Enabled TVs and Remote Controls
o Broadcom and Hisense Join Forces to Deliver Wi-Fi Enabled Consumer Electronics to Chinese Market
o Qualcomm Atheros and Broadcom Validate HomePlug®AV Powerline Performance to Support Demanding Home Networking Applications Connecting in the Hand
Broadcom continued to address the growing demand for digital content consumption on smartphones and tablets with the announcement of new products, partnerships, and customer wins. Last week, Broadcom introduced its first family of 802.11ac chips (see 5G Wi-Fi) designed for a broad range of product segments. This week at CES, Broadcom made the following mobile announcements:
o Broadcom Introduces 1 GHz 3G Baseband and Reference Design for More Affordable Smartphones
o Broadcom Enables Mobile Device Content to Escape the Tiny Screen with Cross-Platform Wi-Fi Display Solution
Connecting on the Go
As consumer demand for in-vehicle connectivity continues to grow, automotive manufacturers are under pressure to deliver competitive, innovative features while minimizing cost. At CES, Broadcom is demonstrating its BroadR-Reach® automotive portfolio - the broadest automotive Ethernet portfolio in the industry. Broadcom's automotive solutions allow multiple in-vehicle systems, such as infotainment and automated driver assistance, to simultaneously access information over a single twisted pair cable. By eliminating cumbersome cabling, automotive manufacturers can significantly reduce connectivity costs and cabling weight - making these features available to a much broader number of consumers.
For more information on Broadcom news or for results of a recent consumer study on habits and attitudes related to connectivity, visit Experience Broadcom @CES and follow Broadcom at @Broadcom, www.facebook.com/Broadcom and https://foursquare.com/broadcom.
Immediately following CES, Broadcom co-founder and chief technical officer Dr. Henry Samueli will open the IEEE's International Conference on Consumer Electronics 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center with a keynote titled "Connecting Everything: Dream Becomes Reality" on January 13.
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a FORTUNE 500® company, is a global leader and innovator in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom® products seamlessly deliver voice, video, data and multimedia connectivity in the home, office and mobile environments. With the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and embedded software solutions, Broadcom is changing the world by Connecting everything®. For more information, go to www.broadcom.com.
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