Satnews Daily
September 11th, 2014

Broadcom + TiVo—Technology Demonstrations @ IBC2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)

[SatNews] Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM) will power TiVo's Ultra HD set-top box (STB) technology.

Broadcom and TiVo (NASDAQ: TIVO) will demonstrate TiVo's new Ultra HD STB technology that can deliver 4X the resolution of traditional 1080p60 HD displays at IBC, September 12-16, RAI Amsterdam, in Broadcom's booth 2.C25.

"This new offering builds on the ongoing collaboration between Broadcom and TiVo, including our work on the TiVo® Series4 and TiVo Roamio™ DVRs," said Rich Nelson, Broadcom Senior Vice President of Marketing, Broadband & Connectivity Group. "As a leading provider of silicon for Ultra HD technology, Broadcom's BCM7445 SoC will allow TiVo to display life-like resolution speeds of 60 frames per second (4Kp60) and richer color gradation with the10-bit Rec 2020 color standard."

"TiVo is committed to bringing the ultimate viewing experience to our customers, delivering all video content to any room and any screen with the only user experience that allows consumers to easily discover content whether it is linear, On Demand, or over-the-top. With Broadcom, we can deliver the stunning picture quality and color clarity of Ultra HD to our subscribers worldwide," said Jeff Klugman, Executive Vice President, General Manager of Products and Revenue, TiVo. "Demonstrating our 4k capabilities with Broadcom at IBC marks an important next step in our bringing Ultra HD to consumers everywhere."

  • Decoding is provided by Broadcom's flagship video decoder system-on-a-chip (SoC), the BCM7445, with high efficiency video codec (HEVC) compression, 60 frame-per-second resolution and 10-bit color standard
  • TiVo's TV Everywhere and multi-room solutions feature an award-winning user interface and access to integrated linear TV, On Demand and OTT streaming content all in one simple search

Broadcom's BCM7445 Ultra HD SoC is currently in volume production.

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