Aptina and eASIC teamed on a H.264 High Definition (HD) reference design that is capable of supporting up to 720p/30fps rates. The eDVR92-based H.264 HD reference design is aimed at enabling and simplifying the development for a new class of low-cost HD applications and making low-cost HD solutions available for the masses. It is ideal for low-cost HD camcorders, baby monitors, public transportation, wireless surveillance, medical, and industrial/automotive vision systems. The eDVR92-based H.264 HD reference design is available now from eASIC. Pricing for the eDVR9200 CODEC IC starts at $4.95 in high volume.
The LEC-7800, from Lanner Electronics, features the AMD 780E embedded chipset and is capable of rendering dual streams of HD video from three different video out ports: HDMI, VGA, and DVI-D. It can display on two full HD LCD or plasma screens. For wireless capability, the LEC-7800 can be ordered with an added on-board SIM card socket for a mini-PCIe 3G / GPS module. When installed with a SIM card, the LEC-7800 can send and receive information wirelessly. It is ideal for mobile signage applications. The LEC-7800 is available for sample orders immediately.