Broadcom’s Connected Digital TV and Blu-ray Disc? Platforms Power a Wide Range of LG Devices
Integrated Dual-Band 802.11n Wi-Fi and Advanced Connectivity Support Enable Exciting New Features and Applications, Enhancing the Overall User Experience
PR Newswire — January 5, 2011
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — 2011 International CES –Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that LG Electronics (LG) has selected Broadcom chipsets for use in its wireless connected digital TVs and Blu-ray Disc? players.
LG’s HDTVs and Blu-ray players are designed to embody four key characteristics for the average consumer: Easy, Fun, More and Better. LG’s popular devices are meant to be very easy to use, which is achieved through a Home Dashboard and intuitive user interface that lets viewers use applications and access a range of premium content all on a single screen. Similar to an Internet portal, Home Dashboard helps viewers select their favorite Internet-based content instantly without having to browse numerous websites.
Home Dashboard and seamless wireless connectivity for LG’s HDTVs and Blu-ray players are powered by Broadcom’s latest connected digital TV and Blu-ray platforms, allowing the consumer to conveniently access Skype(TM), YouTube?, Netflix?, VUDU(TM), Yahoo? Widgets and other web-based content.