Habey USA introduced the HB-VD920 mini-PCIe full HD video hardware decoder. The HB-VD920 accelerator enables high definition video playback and streaming media up to 1080p resolution. The HD decoder is based on the Broadcom BCM70010/BCM70015 Crystal HD chipset. The HB-VD920 supports VC-1, WMV9, WMV-HD, H.264, MPEG-2, DivX, XviD format in any compliant resolution from QVGA up to 1920 x 1080. The PCI express Mini Card is ideal for Intel Atom based PCs, netbooks, digital signage players, and embedded systems.
Broadcom’s Crystal HD technology will be available to OEMs working on video playback on the new Intel Atom processor platform for netbooks. The Broadcom BCM70015 Crystal HD solution will be offered as an option for OEMs designing netbooks using the Intel Atom processor N450 and Intel NM10 Express chipset platform. Crystal HD technology provides netbook users with a rich multimedia experience by enabling cost effective, quality playback of multi-format, high definition (HD) video. Crystal HD will be featured on 2010 netbook platforms from top-tier OEMs such as Asus, Dell and Samsung.