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HiSilicon Releases Industry Leading 4K HDR10 solution for Memory Optimised Home Media Platforms

Shenzhen, China - 26th June 2018 – HiSilicon Technologies Co., Ltd, as a world leading fabless IC semiconductor company, with the development support from Netflix, is pleased to announce the availability of its latest implementation of Google’s Android TV combined with Netflix’s latest 4K HDR10 app, focused on 1GB DDR footprint platforms, such as STB’s, Dongles and HDMI Sticks.

“By combining industry leading video solutions with our system-on-chip (SoC) technology, we’ve created a major engineering breakthrough with the ability to offer a 4K HDR10 platform at half the previously required minimum”, said John Liu, GM of STB product line, HiSilicon. "With only 1GB DDR footprint, I'm excited for the potential to bring this technology to a broader choice of platforms, while significantly lowering the cost points.”

"TV operators around the world are adding the Netflix app to their set-top boxes to strengthen the video experience for their customers. We are thrilled to partner with HiSilicon to create this lower memory footprint solution, extending the reach of Netflix UHD entertainment to a new range of entry level 4K devices,” said Vincent Tauzia, Vice President, TV Operator Engagements at Netflix. “We look forward to making high-quality entertainment even more accessible to our members around the world.”

The Hi3798MV200, is a member of HiSilicon’s 4K HDR10 product family and it offers high levels of integration and performance while reducing the overall power footprint. Ideally suited for a range of different multimedia and video applications from OTT, Media Hubs and Set Top Box applications, by offering industry leading technologies and added support for Digital Rights Management capabilities.

HiSilicon Hi3798MV200 provides powerful CPU and GPU processing capabilities with a quad-core ARM® Cortex® A53 64-bit CPU and a multi-core ARM® MaliTM 450 graphics GPU and subsystem along with the latest generation of the HiVXE2.0 Multi-format Video decode engine. Also supporting the latest Industry High Dynamic Range, (HDR) technologies, HDR/ HDR10 & Dolby Vision along with best-in-class PQ engine, ImprexTM2.0, which provides an immersive video quality experience.

The device offers a highly flexible number of system interfaces, including Ethernet, USB 2.0, SATA/eSATA ports and PCIE 2.0, allowing support for scalability and connection of intelligent IOT devices that target the Smart Home and Media Hub functionality.