STMicroelectronics powering Singapore's HDTV trials


We already knew that Singapore had launched their HDTV trials but we didn't know to much about it and we like to know everything that concerns high-def. It turns out that STmicroelectronics is provide the decoder for six-month trial and they choose their state-of-the-art Sti710x chip. This decoder was the first single-chip H.264/AVC and VC-1 decoder when it launch in 2005. It is a high-intergrated design that allowed StarHub to choose the SC-3800C for Singapores first pay-TV HDTV service. Currently there are around a 1,000 users of this box that is helping Singapore jump feet first into the high-def age.