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Sagemcom Utilizes Broadcom Video Decoders for Live HD Broadcast of 2014 World Cup Events .SUBJECTCODE10005000

July 8, 2014

Broadcom's BCM7445 video decoder and BCM7252 system-on-a-chip (SoCs) has been selected by Sagemcom to enable a live broadcast of select 2014 World Cup events in Ultra High Definition (Ultra HD).

According to the company, Sagemcom's integration of the BCM7445 and BCM7252 for this Ultra HD broadcast delivers display resolution speeds of 60 frames per second (4Kp60) and the 10-bit BT2020 color standard, which provides 2x the speed and heightened color gradation for the most realistic on-screen experience.

Key Features of the Broadcom BCM7445 Ultra HD SoC

-Brahma15 21,000 DMIP CPU, four 1080p30 real-time transcoders and HEVC compression

-Delivers resolution up to 4096 x 2160p60

-Web domain security, a hardware security oversight to separate Internet services from broadcast content

-Simultaneously delivers four transcoded HD video streams over IP for content on any screen

Key Features of the Broadcom BCM7252 Ultra HD SoC

-High-performance dual-core Brahma15 10000 DMIP CPU

-2180p60 or dual 1080p60 decode and transcode capabilities

-Integrated high-performance connectivity peripherals, such as USB 3.0, PCIe, Gigabit Ethernet and MoCA 2.0

-Enables more efficient operator content delivery for increased footprint, higher resolution or additional channels

-Enhances quality and quantity of over-the-top services deliverable through existing high-speed data pipes

Sagemcom is a provider of broadband terminals and a European supplier of digital set-top boxes.

Broadcom Corp. is a provider of semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications.

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