Panasonic Develops New UniPhier System LSI for Smart TVs with Industry’s Fastest 1.4-GHz dual core CPU
Panasonic’s new UniPhier System LSI will enable to make high performance and high resolution Smart TVs with considerably lower power consumption, accelerating the spread of wide screen smart TVs around the world. Panasonic’s new chip will open the way for a new generation of smart TVs that allow users to simultaneously enjoy two TV broadcasting channels, as well as Internet-based content and applications in high-resolution at the same time. In addition, the new chip is able to reduce power consumption of and the number of components used in smart TVs, which will help drive smart TVs to spread in the global market.
To improve performance and user interface, smart TVs require powerful software processing capability as they support various applications on the Internet. Achieving these improvements has called for a system LSI that has both a high quality AV processor and a high speed CPU on a single chip. Panasonic will begin sample shipments in June 2011.