Conexant Supplies Chips for EchoStar Receivers

By | October 29, 2003 | Uncategorized

Conexant Systems [Nasdaq: CNXT], a Newport Beach, Calif.-based semiconductor supplier for digital information and home entertainment networks, has received an order from EchoStar Communications [Nasdaq:DISH] to supply a single-chip set-top box (STB) product for use in EchoStar’s new line of STB satellite receivers. Conexant’s single-chip CX24154 product integrates an MPEG-2 audio/video decoder, an ARM920 32-bit RISC processor, a two-dimensional graphics accelerator, TV encoder, channel 3/4 radio frequency modulator, video/graphics display compositing controller and a set of peripheral input/output ports for STB front and back panel connectors.

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