Multimedia SoC processors feature superior functional integration

Vincent, Matt
February 2006
Portable Design;Feb2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p30
The article features the system-on-a-chip multimedia processor range of products manufactured and introduced by the San Jose, California-based Mobilic Technology. The MP830 and MP730 SoC series processors provide feature sets designed for mobile applications including 3G handsets, portable media players, PDAs, digital camcorders, and GPS systems. The processors feature a 200-MHz ARM926 CPU to ensure future functional extensions through software upgrades. The processors also integrate a video codec supporting MPEG4 and H.263 standards, an MP3 decoder, a 2D graphics acceleration engine, and interfaces for high-resolution LCD, TV, Ethernet, and USB.


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