Tag Archives: Infotainment

Axiomtek IFO-2000-830 Touch Panel Computer

Axiomtek introduced the IFO2225-830 touch panel computer. The IFO2225-830 features a 22-inch WSXGA+ widescreen panel (1680 x 1050 pixel resolution), Intel Atom processor N270 1.6 GHz, Intel 945GSE+ICH7M core logic chipset, CompactFlash socket, 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet, DDR2 SODIMM (up to 2GB), audio (Line-out), VGA, four COM, and four USB 2.0 ports, optional 8X/24X combo drive, and optional 2.5″ SATA HDD for storage capacity. The IFO2225-830 TFT embedded system is available now. The Axiomtek computer is ideal for hotel/airport check-in/out, restaurant self-ordering, and building visitor control applications.

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Microtune MT3511 RF MicroDigitizer for Automotive Infotainment

The Microtune MT3511 RF MicroDigitizer is designed for automotive infotainment systems. The integrated 16-bit analog to digital converter (ADC) digitizes the IF signal and provides a suitable interface for high-end software defined radio architectures. A generic processor (e.g. DSP) can be used to demodulate the supported radio standards. The MT3511 is currently sampling to key customers and is priced at $3.50 in volumes of 100,000/year.

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NEC Electronics Introduces EC-4260 and EC-4250 System-on-Chips

NEC Electronics introduced the EC-4260 (NaviEngine-MID) and EC-4250 (NaviEngine-mini) system-on-chips (SoCs) for use in automotive infotainment systems. The EC-4260 and EC-4250 devices have the performance, peripheral set, and software ecosystem to meet the demands of high-performance applications such as navigation, infotainment and telematics systems. The EC-4260 and EC-4250 are currently available for samples, priced per unit at US$140 and US$70 respectively. Mass production is estimated to begin in 2010 and is expected to reach 100,000 units per month by 2012.

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Renesas SH7777 SoC Devices for Car Navigation and Infotainment Systems

Renesas Technology America introduced the SH7777 (SH-NaviJ3) system-on-chip (SoC) device for compact portable navigation and infotainment systems and low- and mid-priced dashboard-mounted car navigation and infotainment systems. It speeds up development through OpenGL ES1.1 support and offers enhanced multimedia functions such as terrestrial digital TV broadcast support. The SH-NaviJ3 makes it possible for developers to create AV navigation and infotainment systems that combine low cost and compact size in less time. Sample shipments began in Japan this month. The SH7777 (R8A77770DA01BG) is available for $35 (440-pin BGA).

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