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You'd be forgiven for not knowing Sigma Designs' name, but it makes reference designs for plenty of other familiar names. It's outing a reference design for a new wireless dongle that'll help you share your smartphone's display on your HDTV in seconds. Powered by Qualcomm's Atheros AR6203 with 802...

January 7th 2013 at 12:59pm 0 Comments
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XBMC might be most famous for spawning Boxee, but the original project is still going strong -- and it just got a big boost from Sigma Design, which will support it directly on its new TV streamer SoCs. Sigma chips are already used in streamers like the Popcorn Hour and WDTV Live, so we'd expect to...

January 5th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Home automation and jetpacks are surprisingly similar in that both of these space-age technologies have, for decades, been over promised and under delivered. Who here wouldn't love to tap a single button when exiting the house to activate the alarm, shut off the lights in the kids' rooms, lower the...

December 17th 2010 at 11:49am 0 Comments
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Intel's not the only crew in LV that's streaming HD from lappy to TV. Sigma Designs was on with its own platform on the NAM show last spring, and now those crazy kids want you to know that NeoVue (as it is now known) exists -- and it's spectacular. The technology supports 1080p video as well as the...

January 8th 2010 at 7:38am 0 Comments
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It is done. MIPS Technologies has demonstrated its enhanced implementation of Android running in 1080p via extended libraries to support hardware graphics acceleration and decoding on Sigma Designs hardware, a portent of set-top boxes yet to come. Of course, without any video or pictures or video o...

August 28th 2009 at 4:05pm 0 Comments
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It is done. MIPS Technologies has demonstrated its enhanced implementation of Android running in 1080p via extended libraries to support hardware graphics acceleration and decoding on Sigma Designs hardware, a portent of set-top boxes yet to come. Of course, without any video or pictures or video o...

August 28th 2009 at 4:05pm 0 Comments