Socionext Europe GmbH

Visual System BU

Advances in resolution from conventional full HD through 4K to 8K together with an increase in audio quality, are driving the market in broadcasting and web content. The Visual System BU, with its long experience as part of Panasonic, develops leading-edge SoCs by combining the latest technologies. Technologies such as Codecs, AV processing and encoding/decoding in single-chip solutions supporting playback, display and protection of visual content. These products need to support a wide variety of audio and video formats and be able to offer the performance necessary to provide `a better quality of experience’.

Broadcasting standards vary from region to region and depending on the delivery mechanism used (terrestrial, satellite, cable), Socionext’s field-proven products support all required demodulation and error-correction technologies for worldwide deployment.

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