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NEC EMMA STB devices

January 21, 2009

NEC Electronics has introduced the EMMA3SL/LP and EMMA3SL/L which are third generation 'Enhanced Multi-Media Architecture' (EMMA) set-top box devices specifically targeting MPEG-4 standard definition (SD) the next-generation image compression standard expected to become popular in Eastern Europe, Russia & CIS, India, South Africa, and other immerging nations adopting digital television.

The new products are System-on-Chip (SoC) image processing devices featuring a cost effective MPEG-4 SD video decoder and a flexible yet powerful audio processor capable of decoding Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus. Dual Decode for Audio Descriptor, a powerful Bit BLTer for graphics applications, DVB-CI Plus an upgrade to existing DVB Common Interface, a MIPS32 4KEc CPU providing 440MIPS are also integrated.

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