Dune HD selects Broadcom HD SoC
January 28, 2014
Nick Snow @ CSTB
High-performance digital media specialist Dune HD has selected Broadcom’s BCM7356 satellite system-on-a-chip (SoC) for its next generation STB deployments. With integrated Ethernet connectivity and interface options to connect with Broadcom’s Wi-Fi and powerline solutions, the single chip solution allows Dune HD to deliver seamless multi-room DVR viewing while reducing cost and power requirements. For more news, visit Broadcom’s Newsroom.
Broadcom’s BCM7356 HD satellite SoC allows multiple users to store, time shift or access content from multiple devices throughout the home, driving the transition to a more connected and interactive home network environment. Unique HD FastRTV(TM) channel change acceleration technology improves channel change speeds by up to 500 percent.
“As home subscribers around the world continue to consume more HD content simultaneously via multiple devices, demand for high performance single chip solutions is on the rise,” said Nicholas Dunn, Broadcom Vice President of Marketing, Broadband, Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS). “Our HD satellite SoC with support for multiple formats enables Dune HD to deliver superior quality HD video throughout the home.”
“Our company is renowned for delivering the very best in networked digital media devices,” said Konstantin Dyshlevoy, Dune HD President and CEO. “Broadcom’s highly integrated single chip design provided the innovation we required to meet growing demand for simultaneous, multi-room viewing while reducing power, complexity and overall cost.”
Dune HD is headquartered in Taiwan, with engineering teams in Moscow, Russia, and Kiev, Ukraine. The company also has offices in the United States, and a distribution network that covers more 60 countries.