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MStar Semiconductor, Inc. Announces NAGRA OpenTV 5 Aupport on Its Set-Top-Box Platforms
September 13, 2014
Zhubei, Taiwan, September 13, 2014 --(PR.com)-- MStar Semiconductor, Inc., a leading semiconductor company for display and digital home solutions, today announced that its set-top box system-on-chip (STB SoC) solution driver is now validated for NAGRA OpenTV 5, the most powerful set-top box connectware from NAGRA. NAGRA, a digital division of the Kudelski Group, is the leading provider of value-added content protection and multiscreen television solutions worldwide.

MILITARY Semiconductor Devices Sought by Defense Logistics Agency
September 13, 2014
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 -- The Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia, has issued a combined synopsis/solicitation notice (SPE4A514TFB66) for semiconductor devices to be delivered to Defense Distribution Depot, Hill, Utah. It was posted on Sept. 10 with a response date of Sept. 18. For more information about Targeted News Service contract awards please contact: Myron Struck, Editor, Direct: 703/866-4708, Cell: 703/304-1897, Myron@targetednews.com 30BautistaJude 140913-mv-768702 30VitinMar

LG CNS Leverages Entropic's System-on-a-Chip Technology for New Smart Linux IP Hybrid Set-Top Box Aimed at the India Market
September 13, 2014
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Sept. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) (IBC, Entropic Meeting Suite G106/G107; Hall 13) Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, today announced LG CNS, the leading IT services company in South Korea, has chosen Entropic's EN7190 high-definition (HD) IP set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) for LG CNS' new IP Hybrid STB, the LCP3x0, targeting the transition from standard definition (SD) to HD TV viewing in India. The new LG CNS Smart Linux IP Hybrid STB ensures a simple-to-use, yet rich and intuitive user experience by offering a number of high-end features including quick access to programming, personal video recording and time-shifting, a nine-channel mosaic view of recommended viewing channels, integration of popular Web applications, and integrated search for easy program navigation, to name a few.

Global Automotive IC Market to Grow at 9.85% CAGR by 2018
September 13, 2014
September 13, 2014 ReportsnReports.com offers "Global Automotive IC Market 2014-2018" research report in its store. An IC is a set of electronic circuits that function as an amplifier, timer, computer memory, and microprocessor. Semiconductor devices such as microcontrollers are used in vehicles. As semiconductor technology has evolved, it has enabled vehicle manufacturers to put together multiple applications on a single chip to optimize performance. Automotive electronics are used in safety systems, driver assistance, powertrain control, communications, and infotainment systems. They play an important role in not only differentiating vehicles but also enhance the overall capabilities and performance of the vehicle.

MaxLinear Debuts 32-Channel DOCSIS® 3.0 Full-Spectrum Capture Cable TV Receiver
September 12, 2014
MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of integrated radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuits for broadband communications applications, today announced the MxL268, a 32-channel, Full-Spectrum Capture(TM) (FSC(TM)) receiver for next-generation DOCSIS 3.0 cable applications. Delivering up to 1.6 Gbps throughput, the MxL268 is an ideal fit for cable operators looking to exceed speeds offered by their fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) competitors while maximizing investment in their existing infrastructure. With its FSC technology, the MxL268 captures the full 1 Gigahertz (GHz) cable spectrum, enabling cable operators to configure their systems flexibly to meet different consumer requirements for different combinations of data speeds and number of video channels.

MARUSYS, Entropic Show Advanced Kodi Entertainment Center-Supported HD PVR and Media Player
September 12, 2014
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Sept. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) (IBC, Entropic Meeting Suite G106/G107; Hall 13) Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, today announced that MARUSYS, a pioneer in embedded solutions and one of the early Internet set-top box (STB) developers, unveiled an advanced High-Definition (HD) personal video recorder (PVR) and media player based on the Kodi Entertainment Center ("Kodi" and formerly known as Xbox Media Center or XBMC) open source platform. The new device, known as PRISMCUBE JET, will be on display at IBC (Entropic Meeting Suite G106/G017 and MARUSYS Stand 5.B09, Hall 5), which takes place in Amsterdam from September 12-16, 2014. Building on the feature-set of its predecessor the PRISMCUBE RUBY, the PRISMCUBE JET a Free-to-Air satellite STB, offers a more compact, stackable design with Hard Disk Drive (HDD) PVR add-on capabilities. The revolutionary product seamlessly integrates Kodi with HbbTV for the European market in addition to supporting Advanced DVB. By adding support for the Kodi open-source Media Player, consumers now have access to countless channels of online entertainment from videos and music to pictures, games and more.

Unitron Group, Entropic Develop World's Most Advanced Digital Channel Stacking Switch (dCSS) Multi-Switch Solution
September 12, 2014
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Sept. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) (IBC, Entropic Meeting Suite G106/G107; Hall 13) Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, today announced Unitron Group selected Entropic's EN5520 second-generation digital Channel Stacking Switch (dCSS) solution for Unitron's latest Multi-switch solution. After evaluating various dCSS solutions in the market, Unitron chose the Entropic EN5520 solution as it offered the lowest power dissipation at less than two watts, which equates to approximately one-half the power of competitive solutions. Additionally the EN5520 IC offers a cost-optimized package with an advanced feature set, which includes 32 User Bands and dual outputs for end product flexibility on a single integrated circuit (IC) design. This enables one IC for use across multiple applications, reducing Unitron's Multi-switch development time and allowing products to enter the market faster.

Triax, Unitron and Entropic Partner to Provide Single-Cable Outdoor Unit Products to Direct Broadcast Satellite Operators
September 12, 2014
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Sept. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) (IBC, Entropic Meeting Suite G106/G107; Hall 13) ? Unitron Group and Triax have entered into a partnership to provide the Direct-to-Home (DTH) industry a full portfolio of single-cable outdoor unit (ODU) products based on Entropic's leading analog Channel Stacking Switch (CSS?) single-cable integrated circuit (IC) technology. By working together, Unitron and Triax are enabling greater market reach for ODU products that support multiple tuners off a single-cable run; which means simpler satellite installations, reductions in subscriber acquisition costs (SAC) and lower subscriber churn. The new product portfolio will include a number of Multi-Switch solutions based on advanced IC technology from Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home. Entropic's analog CSS ICs, the EN5288 and RF5218, are the preferred CSS ICs as they are field proven with deployments worldwide in multiple Tier-1 satellite operator networks.

Triax Adds Entropic-Based MoCA Adapters to Its Home Networking Product Line-Up
September 12, 2014
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Sept. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) (IBC, Entropic Meeting Suite G106/G107; Hall 13) Entropic(Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, announced today that Triax has added new Entropic-based MoCA® (Multimedia over Coax Alliance) Ethernet-to Coax Adapters (ECAs) to its in-home connectivity product suite. By adding MoCA adapters to its product offerings, Triax is enabling European service providers to offer more advanced, high-bandwidth IP streaming services that leverage the extremely reliable, high throughput connection that is offered by Entropic's MoCA technology.

PRWeb Newswire
September 11, 2014
  Atlanta, Georgia. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014           Organizers of the 2014 Health IT Leadership Summit seek healthcare IT innovators to spotlight at the 5th annual event in Atlanta on November 20. Nominations are now being accepted for the Intel Innovation Award, which honors IT innovation from across the healthcare continuum, including:           * innovative products or services;           * use of technology in innovative ways;     * evidence of a technology's strong clinical and financial benefits;             * new ways to address specific disease states and improve patient health;       * healthcare service delivery innovation or potential to enable innovation; or   * making a substantial improvement in cost, quality of care, access or patient satisfaction.           "Intel is pleased to once again support the Health IT Leadership Summit via the Innovation Award focused on healthcare delivery. This award honors companies that are working to innovate care through transformative thought leadership," said Chris Tackett, Director of Americas Vertical Industry Marketing at Intel. "Past award winners have worked in the exciting areas of consumer healthcare and wireless devices, and we are looking forward to seeing the healthcare technologies for this year's nationwide nomination process."


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