Technicolor Collaborates with Qualcomm Technologies to Bring New Television Experiences to the Living Room (HispanicBusiness)
Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), have collaborated to produce a new set-top box, known as SVELTE (Stimulating Video Experience over LTE), featuring LTE technology, terrestrial broadcast and Android OS. A unique combination of the skills offered by entertainment leader, Technicolor, and the mobile expertise of Qualcomm Technologies, the new SVELTE portable media center will feature the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 600 processor to provide novel user experiences to television sets, which includes seamless connectivity, rich TV viewing experiences and console-quality gaming.
Intel Unleashes New Silvermont-Based Processors for Tablets, Hybrids, Low-Cost PCs. (xBitLabs)
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) on Wednesday revealed one of its most anticipated products lineup this year: a family of low-power/low-cost system-on-chips aiming tablets, 2-in-1 devices, all-in-one PCs, laptops and desktops. The new SoCs that belong to Bay Trail family of platforms are based on Silvermont micro-architecture and promise to significantly improve performance and multimedia capabilities of various devices.
Broadcom unveils new satellite chips, chipsets (TelecomPaper)
Chipmaker Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM) has announced two new 28 nanometer (nm) direct broadcast satellite (DBS) systems-on-a-chip (SoCs). The systems will help operators provide new HDTV and interactive services. The devices are engineered with second generation digital video broadcasting (DVB-S2) technology and integrated Full Band Capture, as well as Broadcom’s BCM4548 for home gateways and BCM4562 for headless SAT > IP applications.
US-owned company Qualcomm to supply new technology for Formula E (AutoWeek)
Futuristic wireless battery-charging technology, developed by the U.S.-owned Qualcomm multinational, is to be used for the new-for-2014 FIA Formula E Championship for bespoke all-electric single-seaters, which was officially launched this week at the Frankfurt motor show in Germany. Smartphone chipmaker QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) has signed a five-year sponsorship deal with Formula E and will provide the series with both wireless charging and augmented-reality technology.
ISI Group Reiterates Buy on Intel Corporation Following Intel Developer Forum (Benzinga)
In a report published Thursday, ISI Group analyst Sumit Dhanda reiterated a Buy rating and $26.00 price target on Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). In the report, ISI Group noted, “We had the opportunity to attend the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco over the past couple of days…While Intel’s quiet period isn’t set to begin until Friday, we now think a negative preannouncement is unlikely. Early in the quarter, the contrast between Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)’s strong 2Q notebook shipments and lackluster notebook production had us (and we think many investors) worried that Intel’s outlook was too aggressive, especially in a challenging ASP environment.
Intel Baytrail SOC Explained (YouTube)
Broadcom seeks an edge in next-generation home networking (VentureBeat)
Chip giant Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM) is putting a stake in the ground on next-generation home networking by launching four new chips today. Most consumers may never need these chips, but if you ever upgrade to a UltraHD television, also known as 4K TV, you’ll wish you had them. That’s because UltraHD TVs can put four times as much data on a screen compared to today’s 1080p high-definition TVs. And if you plan on sharing that video on other TVs around the home, you’re going to need much faster video transfer than today’s networks can handle.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 on the cards? (Mobot)
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is a strange beast. Camera aside, there’s a good argument to be made that it’s actually better than the bog standard flagship, but it’s kept a relatively low profile. Destined to keep an even lower profile is the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) Snapdragon 800 processor. It’s rumoured once again, but tipped to stay in Korea.
Intel touts new Google Chromebooks with latest Intel processors (OregonLive)
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), the world’s largest chipmaker, showed off four Chromebook computers Wednesday running Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s Chrome software and Intel chips, expanding the lineup of devices and manufacturing partners using the operating system. Toshiba Corp. and Asustek Computer will introduce Chrome-based computers running Intel’s latest Haswell processors, executives of the chipmaker said at the annual Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) and Acer, both existing Chromebook partners, are also working on devices using the new chips.
Broadcom’s Bringing UHD to Your Cable Box (Gizmodo)
Ultra-high definition TV is coming—sooner than you think. The industry is certainly already on board, what with the recent release of the HDMI 2.0 standard and a steadily growing stable relatively inexpensive of 4K-capable TVs. But actually getting 4K content from anything other than a local media drive is still a problem. Or it was until this morning with Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM)’s unveiling of its new HEVC chipsets.