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Digital Video Disc or Digital Versatile Disc is an optical digital disc storage media format that can be used for movies with high video and sound quality.
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2004-08-02 Media processing meets portable content
The proliferation of streaming-media types has kept chipmakers scrambling to find the best ways to transfer content.
2003-05-12 Matsushita, Microsoft expand specs of HighMAT technology
Matsushita Electric Ind. Co. Ltd, together with Microsoft Corp., have announced that they are enhancing the HighMAT specifications to support all major writable DVD media formats.
2002-02-13 Matsushita Electric opens semiconductor plant in Suzhou
Matsushita Electric Ind. Co. Ltd has opened a semiconductor plant in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, named Suzhou Matsushita Semiconductor Co. Ltd.
2002-08-30 Matsushita develops single chip LSI for DVD players
Matsushita Electric Ind. Co. Ltd has announced that it has developed a one-chip system LSI for DVD players that implements all analog front-end functions as well as back-end processing functions.
2005-05-03 Matsushita chief backs effort to unify next-generation DVD spec
Matsushita President Kunio Nakamura endorsed the effort to unify the next-generation DVD standard, saying concessions from both sides on technology are possible.
2003-04-14 Matsushita begins production in second China facility
Matsushita Electric Ind. Co. Ltd has announced that its facility in Jiangsu, China - Suzhou Matsushita Semiconductor Co. Ltd - has begun operations.
2005-08-30 Marvell buys storage IC unit for $225 million
Expanding its efforts in storage, Marvell Technology Group Ltd announced a definitive agreement to acquire the hard disk and tape drive controller semiconductor business of QLogic Corp. for $225 million in cash and stock.
2007-03-13 Malaysia develops 'smallest' RFID chip
After two years of R&D, the Malaysia Microchip Project gains success with the release of the world's 'smallest' RFID microchip.
2006-01-01 Making things matter in 'rest of Asia'
Rest-of-Asia countries are focusing on embedded design services, consumer-products manufacturing and back-end support.
2002-09-13 Magis video chipset obtains Japan's TELEC approval
Magis Networks Inc. has announced that its Air5-based wireless video chipset has successfully completed certification testing at Japan's Telecom Engineering Center.
2005-01-05 LSI Logic to launch a new DVD recorder chipset
LSI Logic's new DVD recorder chipset promises to allow system OEMs to reduce a DVD recorder's BoM by $20.
2006-12-15 LSI chip enables HD video processing in H.264
Fujitsu has announced a large-scale IC capable of real-time compression and decompression of HDTV-level video in H.264 format.
2002-12-03 Low-cost FPGAs: A prospect for Chinese OEMs
Altera Corp. and Xilinx Inc. are honing up low-cost FPGAs for Asian OEMs.
2007-05-16 Look back, then peek into the future of test
Chandran Nair, managing director of NI Southeast Asia, talks about how the company has moved from the test and measurement domain to the embedded turf.
2007-09-27 LG-Quanta patent case reaches U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court would review the patent suit LG Electronics filed against Taiwan's Quanta Computer for infringing patents on microprocessor chips in its personal computers.
2002-05-29 LG Electronics establishes second optical storage factory
LG Electronics has completed construction of its second optical storage manufacturing facility in Huizhou, China.
2008-03-20 LCD TV shipments to double by 2012, says report
Global shipments of LCD TVs will nearly double from this year to 2012, driven mainly by falling prices and consumer demand for flat screens and the high-definition format, according to iSuppli.
2005-10-14 Kopin unveils Digital iVision for mobile video apps
Kopin Corp. is set to launch the first generation of Digital iVision products aimed for mobile video applications. The technology offers mobile users the ability to see theatre-quality images from video eyewear small enough to put in a pocket.
2008-11-17 Know the nuts and bolts of HDCP
This article provides a technical interpretation of the HDCP specification and then explores the reasoning behind some of the problems.
2003-10-07 Kemet caps have 100 percent increased capacitance
Kemet Corp. has introduced its newest generation of KO capacitors and KM capacitors that are claimed to have increased capacitance by over 100 percent.
2007-06-21 Kaleidescape battles DVD group's copy ban move
The Kaleidescape chief executive sent a letter of protest against the DVD CCA's move to amend its bylaws to explicitly forbid OEMs from selling systems that make copies of DVD movies.
2007-08-17 JVC delivers HD-ILA HDTV resolution
The JVC HD-61FN97 is a 61-inch widescreen (16:9) rear projection high-definition TV that features a true 1,080p Full HD Widescreen D-ILA technology.
2008-04-09 Jury orders Microsoft to pay Alcatel-Lucent $367M
Concluding the long patent litigation between Microsoft and Alcatel-Lucent, a jury has ordered the software giant to pay the telecom company $367.4 million.
2002-04-09 Jinling to install equipment, expand manufacturing area
Shanghai Jinling SMT Co. Ltd has disclosed plans to install six SMT productions lines, and expand its manufacturing area to 30,000 square meters, in a bid to become the largest OEM and ODM SMT production base in Shanghai.
2014-11-24 Japan's Megachips eyes sensor hubs for IoT devices
Megachips is Japan's only fabless chip company listed among the top 25 in the world by IC Insights. The company has worldwide revenues of more than $600 million.
2006-02-03 Is there trouble ahead for the High Definition Disc?
The High-Definition Disc Consumer Advocacy Alliance called for a unified HD videodisc format, and commented on the possible negative effects of a format war between HD DVD and Blu-ray disc.
2005-03-25 IR device adds remote control to cellphones
Agilent said it has developed the smallest, lowest-power IR transceiver that enables mobile phones and PDAs to function as universal IR remote controls.
2002-10-28 Intersil provides laser drivers to Hitachi DVD camcorders
Hitachi Ltd has selected Intersil Corp.'s laser diode drivers for its DVD camcorder products.
2008-09-01 Internet transforms CE into computing devices
Forget Atom. Forget Android. To see the future of computing, look to the Adobe Open Screen Project, an ambitious effort to bring full-featured Internet experience to devices ranging from TVs to mobile handsets. Should the project achieve its aims, it will radically alter CE devices and our relationships with them.
2005-09-06 Intel, Philips form consumer alliance, says report
Intel Corp. is linking up with Royal Philips Electronics to attack the consumer electronics market, according to a Reuters report.
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