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SigmaTel to supply SoC solution to Creative

Posted: 06 Jun 2006 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:STMP3600? SoC? SigmaTel? Creative? portable audio player?

SigmaTel Inc. announced that it will provide its portable audio STMP3600 SoC solution to Creative's portable audio players. SigmaTel's portable multimedia SoC solutions provide hardware, software and third-party application support for companies such as Creative for developing multimedia products.

"Creative and SigmaTel have a long history of collaboration," said Ron Edgerton, chairman and CEO of SigmaTel. "We will be excited to see new Creative products featuring SigmaTel technology enter the market and look forward to our continued cooperation on future products."

The STMP3600 provides over 70 hours of battery life and smaller form factor design capabilities through the integration of battery recharge, power management, audio codec and flash controller. the SoC supports audio formats including MP3, Windows Media Audio, AAC and OGG Vorbis. The chip will support MPEG4, H.264 and WMV9 video formats at varying resolutions and bit rates.

Based on the ARM926EJ-S CPU with up to a 200MHz operating frequency, the STMP3600 has integrated USB2.0 host and device, USB on-the-go, VFIR and a Digital Radio Interface supporting SigmaTel's FM tuner solution. According to SigmaTel, flash-based players based on the STMP3600 can be enabled with 2MB of external SDRAM.

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