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Author: David Watkins
Publication Date: 6月 17 2015
Pages: 31
Report Type: Report, Word



The Impact of UHD on TV SoCs

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Report Summary:

This report examines the trends and technology issues surrounding the transition to Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV with a focus on the impact of enhanced UHD features on the design and deployment of TV SoCs (System on Chip). The report also describes the competitive landscape for UHD TV SoCs including vendor profiles and a supplier matrix.

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary 
Glossary of selected terms and meaning within this report 
2. UHD TV Market Status and Evolution 
    2.1 Global UHD TV Shipments 
2.2 TV Vendor Shares 
2.3 Evolution from ‘Just’ Better Resolution 
2.3.1 Better color and contrast – More bit depth, wide color gamut and high dynamic range 
2.3.2 Smoother Video – High Frame Rate 
2.3.3 Enhanced Audio 
2.3.4 Compression 
2.3.5 Connectivity 
2.3.6 Content Protection, HDCP 2.2 and Watermarking 
2.3.7 Standardisation and Alliances 
2.4      The Implications and Challenges of Advanced Features    
3. Overview of UHD TV SoC Suppliers 
3.1 DTV SoC Supplier Market Background 
3.2 Current Supplier Landscape 
3.2.1 SoC Supplier Ranking 
3.2.2 Multi-supplier Strategies 
3.3 Range of Typical Capabilities of Decoder SoCs Currently in Marketplace 
3.4 SoC Supplier Profiles 
3.4.1 MStar 
3.4.2 Mediatek 
3.4.3 Novatek 
3.4.4 Samsung Electronics 
3.4.5 LG 
3.4.6 Sony 
3.4.7 Socionext 
3.4.8 Sigma Designs 
3.4.9 Marvell 
3.4.10 ViXs 
3.4.11 HiSilicon 
4. Key UHD Technology Trends and Issues 
4.1 Bit Depth, Compression and Wide Color Gamut 
4.1.1 Compression Technology – HEVC/VP9 
4.1.2 Wide Color Gamut 
4.2 High Dynamic Range 
4.2.1 Implications of HDR on SoCs 
4.2.2 HDR Support in Current and Future SoCs 
4.3 High Frame Rate (HFR) 
4.4 Audio 
4.5 Connectivity 
4.6 Content Protection, HDCP and Watermarking 
4.6.1 Watermarking 
5. Summary 
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