New HDMI Modules Equipped with Socionext HDMI Controller IC

Press Release Summary:

  • cecTalker is capable of connecting, controlling and linking devices that have HDMI terminals such as audio and video equipment
  • Allows user to integrate HDMI- compliant devices even if they originated from different manufacturers and without the standard linkage functionalities
  • Applications include connecting audio and video equipment with smart appliances, building home IoT systems and utilization with video streaming services, medical imaging and industrial applications

Original Press Release:

Socionext Unveils New HDMI Module CecTalker

Designed to Integrate HDMI-equipped Devices, Enabling New Functionalities

Langen/Germany, 03. August, 2020 --- Socionext Inc. today announced its unique new 'cecTalker' (pronounced 'C-E-C-Talker'), an HDMI module equipped with Socionext’s HDMI controller IC. The new cecTalker is capable of connecting, controlling and linking devices that have HDMI terminals, such as audio and video equipment. The company has started shipping samples for device and equipment manufacturers.

cecTalker utilizes CEC (Consumer Electronics Control), a communication standard of HDMI, and enables devices connected through HDMI cables to perform new operations. Built on the company’s expertise in HDMI technology, cecTalker allows users to easily integrate HDMI- compliant devices, even if they originated from different manufacturers and without the standard linkage functionalities. In addition to PCs, cecTalker supports development platforms such as Raspberry Pi, Arduino and SPRESENSE, making it easy for customers to work in their most familiar environments. cecTalker will be certified to the HDMI standard and can be used either in standalone mode or built into other products with added features and applications. Integration and use can be done effortlessly, from proof-of-concept and prototyping to volume production. Applications include connecting audio and video equipment with smart appliances, building home IoT systems, and utilization with video streaming services, medical imaging and industrial applications, among many others.

The current lineup of cecTalker includes the 'HDMI' model with HDMI input and output terminals, and the 'V-by-One' model with the added V-by-One and HDMI conversion functionality. Both models are currently being delivered as samples. Volume production and shipping are scheduled to start in January 2021.

About Socionext

Socionext is a global, innovative enterprise that designs, develops and delivers System-on-Chip solutions to customers worldwide. The company is focused on technologies that drive todayʼs leading-edge applications in consumer, automotive and industrial markets. Socionext combines world-class expertise, experience, and an extensive IP portfolio to provide exceptional solutions and ensure a better quality of experience for customers. Founded in 2015, Socionext Inc. is headquartered in Yokohama, and has offices in Japan, Asia, United States and Europe to lead its product development and sales activities. For more information, visit www.socionext.com.

All company or product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Information provided in this press release is accurate at time of publication and is subject to change without advance notice.

For Press Enquiry
BlueBadger Ltd
Annie Shinn
Tel: +44 1959 580308
E-mail: annie@bluebadger.eu

Socionext Europe GmbH
Mark Ellins
+49-6103-3745-382
mark.ellins@socionext.com

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