Broadcom Adds 10-Bit HEVC to Widely Deployed Mid-Range Cable, IP Set-Top Box Devices

Industry's Largest Portfolio of HEVC Devices Spans Entry-Level HD Zappers to Multi-Room DVR Set-Top Boxes

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 11, 2015 — (PRNewswire) —  IBC2015

Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today introduced the next generation of its widely deployed mid-range cable and IPTV set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) devices. The upgraded chips now integrate the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) to provide up to a 50 percent reduction in bandwidth for similar video quality, allowing operators to leverage huge bandwidth cost savings as they migrate to cloud based all-IP video delivery.  For more news, visit Broadcom's Newsroom.

Broadcom's upgrades to its high-volume cable and IP STB silicon solutions are engineered as hardware drop-in upgrades to existing designs for fast and low-cost OEM and operator modernizations to existing high-volume production platforms.

"Broadcom has integrated its industry-leading 10-bit HEVC decoder technology into its most popular mid-range IP and cable set-top box solutions to enable OEMs and operators globally to quickly upgrade current customer premise equipment to the most advanced compression standard," said John H. Gleiter, Broadcom Vice President, Broadband & Connectivity Group.  "Broadcom continues to lead the industry in efforts to proliferate HEVC across set-top box platforms and enable operators to provide video more efficiently than ever to subscribers worldwide."

Key Features of the BCM72415/BCM74285

  • Popular Pay-TV IP STB SoC's
  • Full HD 1080p60 HEVC 8-bit and 10-bit decode
  • Certified multi-vendor advanced conditional access and DRM support
  • 1.2 GHz application processor
  • High-performance VC4 OpenGL ES 2.0 3D graphics processor
  • BCM74285 IP Client includes an integrated 400 Mbps MoCA® 2.0 IP Coax modem
  • Advanced power management technology supporting international standards for low-power and Wake-on-LAN (WOL) modes
  • Nexus-Trellis STB API supporting advanced 3rd party and RDK middleware software solutions

Key Features of the BCM74295/BCM74305

  • Popular Pay-TV Multi-room HD-DVR and Cloud DVR (Digital Video Recorder) STB SoC's
  • Full HD 1080p60 HEVC 8-bit and 10-bit decode
  • Integrated MoCA® 2.0 modem providing 400 Mbps IP video networking over Coax
  • Advanced power management technology supporting international standards for low-power and Wake-on-LAN (WOL) modes
  • Nexus-Trellis STB API supporting advanced 3rd party and RDK middleware software solutions

Availability
Broadcom's BCM72415, BCM74285, BCM74295, and BCM7430 are currently sampling.

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About Broadcom

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 one of the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip solutions, Broadcom is changing the world by Connecting everything®. For more information, go to www.broadcom.com.

Broadcom®, the pulse logo, Connecting everything® and the Connecting everything logo are among the trademarks of Broadcom Corporation and/or its affiliates in the United States, certain other countries and/or the EU.  Any other trademarks or trade names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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Russell Castronovo

Director, Communications

408-922-3228

russ.castronovo@broadcom.com

Investors

T. Peter Andrew

Vice President, Treasury & Investor Relations

949-926-6932

andrewtp@broadcom.com

Sameer Desai

Director, Investor Relations

949-926-4425

sameerd@broadcom.com

 

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SOURCE Broadcom Corporation; BRCM Broadband & Cable

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