Conexant Rolls Set Top Box Chipset

Newport Beach-based Conexant Systems has announced a new chipset targeted at set-top box applications. The firm said that a new pair of chips provide a front end digital solution for use in set-top-boxes, PC video capture cards, and integrated digital televisions. Conexant's CX24230 digital video broadcasting-terrestrial (DVB-T) demodulator and CX24210 worldwide terrestrial and cable tuner are used by hardware designers to develop set-top boxes and other applicaitons. The new chips include reference designs, software, and complete evaluation systems. Conexant is a manufactuer of semiconductors for the communications and networking market.