Broadcom announced today that they have entered a deal with Samsung to let them put their Blu-ray decoder chipset into their next generation players. The reason you care is that the Broadcom chipset will allow both reading and writing of media, and the possible inclusion of Netflix’s streaming video functionality at lower costs. Expect to see these bad boys sometime in Q1 of next year.
- Founded 1991
- Overview Broadcom Corporation engages in the design, development, and supply of semiconductors for wired and wireless communications equipment manufacturers. The companyâ€™s products enable the delivery of voice, video, data, and multimedia to and throughout the home, office, and mobile environment. It provides a portfolio of system-on-a-chip and software solutions to manufacturers of computing and networking …
- Location Irvine, California
- Categories Semiconductors, Mobile
- Website http://www.broadcom.com
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