Back-End Decoder Targets DVD Players

Aug. 1, 2000
The STi5508 DVD decoder IC has all the functions of the existing STi5505 plus enhanced audio and video features that include a Karaoke processor and an MP3 decoder. Blocks contained within the device include a 60-MHz, 32-bit processor, 2-KB

The STi5508 DVD decoder IC has all the functions of the existing STi5505 plus enhanced audio and video features that include a Karaoke processor and an MP3 decoder. Blocks contained within the device include a 60-MHz, 32-bit processor, 2-KB instruction and data caches, 4 KB of SRAM, a hard-wired MPEG-2 video decoder, an audio decoder that supports all DVD standards, and a front-end interface for sector processing and DVD decryption. Other features include an eight-bit OSD with anti-flicker and anti-flutter filters, fully customizable on-screen menus, and an audio DSP with MP3 decoding. Pricing is $30 each/500,000.

Company: STMICROELECTRONICS INC.

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