Demonstrating its continued leadership in STB ICs, STMicroelectronics introduces the first fully integrated high-definition set-top box IC with an advanced low-bit rate video decoder.
The STB7100 is a single-chip video decoder supporting the H.264/AVC advanced video decoding standard, Microsoft’s VC1 standard and high definition MPEG2. As well as STBs, the STB7100 can be used in DVD and automotive applications.
■ 300 MHz SH4-202 CPU core
■ Linux and WindowsCE capable
■ Transport stream merger/router
■ Programmable transport stream interface (PTI)
■ Advanced video decoder
– H264/AVC HP@L4 and MPEG2 MP@HL
– Microsoft VC1
■ Graphics engine/blitter
■ Dual display composition
– High definition and standard definition
■ Main and auxiliary output video DACs
■ DVI, HDMI output
■ Digital video & audio inputs
■ Programmable audio decoder
– MPEG1 I/II, MP3, Dolby® digital, AAC LC, high efficiency AAC
■ USB 2.0 host controller
■ DVR capable with a serial ATA HDD interface.