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System-on-chip from ST Microelectronics

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DQC Bureau
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ST Microelectronics has unveiled the STi5517, the latest in its Omega family of STB decoder solutions. This system-on-chip device is suitable for cable, terrestrial and satellite TV applications. 

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The STi5517 has added higher specification graphics (RGB16) and enhanced security features, compared to STi5516. Its ST20 CPU speed has been increased to 180MHz, enabling a faster response time and support to a wide range of applications. 

The chip's audio options include MP3 decoding, Dolby Digital and Pro Logic decoding and support for SRS TruSurround virtual surround sound. It also features a multi-channel DMA engine. This engine, in combination with the RGB16 graphics, makes it suitable for applications such as DVB-MHP, browser-based middle-wares and low cost

IPTV.

The device is pin compatible so that customers need not incur the cost of hardware redesign. It also supports legacy cable applications.

Contact: Gunjan Banerjee Manager–Communications, STMicroelectronics-India.

Mobile: 9811169876

E-mail: gunjan.banerjee@st.com

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