Adobe and Broadcom brings rich Flash based entertainment experiences on televisions
Broadcom and Adobe today announced the integration of the Adobe Flash Platform into Broadcom’s latest digital television (DTV) and set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) platforms. The collaboration paves the way for rich Flash based entertainment experiences on televisions that offer viewer’s new options for accessing web content on their TVs.
With Adobe Flash Lite software supported in the Broadcom BCM3549, BCM3556, BCM7400 and BCM7405 SoC solutions, TV viewers will be able to view Flash based content and applications from popular online providers and entertainment sites. Broadcom DTV and STB platforms with integrated Adobe Flash support are expected to be available to manufacturers in the first half of 2009.