Zinwell does ARM Powered $70 Android Set-top-box

Posted by Charbax – March 2, 2011

Zinwell is one of the worlds top-5 Realtek based media player box makers, after Western Digital, Xstreamer, now they want to support full Android and eventually Google TV for ARM, so they take the Marvell Berlin (Armada 1000?) processor platform, even add DVB tuner and e-Sata ports, to provide full HD web browsing speed and the performance needed for full Flash and all Web videos and the like.

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  • thats odd he said “Marvell Berlin” but id not heard of that before…

    it seems he got it wrong as in fact if this is the right prototype
    that 88DE3010 is in fact Marvell ARMADA

    http://www.marvell.com/products/digitalentertainment/88DE3010/
    “The Marvell® ARMADA 1000/88DE3010 High-Definition Media Processor System-on-Chip (SoC) is a high-definition (HD) advanced video and audio decoder with two high-performance Sheeva ™ processors and a complete set of peripherals. It provides dual-stream, multi-standard video decode and audio functionalities, along with a graphics pipeline, that can enable rich and sophisticated User Interfaces (UI). All applications and the operating system are run on one of the Sheeva processors, which operates at up to 1.2Ghz. Additionally, the ARMADA 1000/88DE3010 also integrates a video/image processing subsystem that implements the award-winning Qdeo™ processing, performing per-pixel 3D noise reduction, 3D de-interlacing, scaling, natural depth expansion, intelligent color remapping and adaptive contrast enhancement. The ARMADA 1000 also incorporates support for 3D Blu-ray playback and is designed to deliver the immersive digital entertainment experience that equips manufacturers with the tools needed to support the 3D content that consumers are demanding.

    The ARMADA1000/88DE3010 provides a high-performance and cost-efficient solution for Blu-ray players, digital media adapters (DMA), HD STB and networked DTV applications.”

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