Conexant Announces Reference Platform For Satellite Video

Newport Beach-based Conexant Systems has announced a new, reference design for satellite television reception of the new DVB-S2 digital video broadcast standard. The semiconductor manufacturer said that the new reference design is targeted at manufacturers developign products that allow subscribers to watch, record, and replay satellite broadcast programs on their PC. The solution includes two Conexant set-top box devices and one PC video device. The company is making the reference design to accelerate product development time of manufacturers using its platforms.