January 15, 2001

New chip to bring talkies to handhelds

Author: JT Smith

ZDNET.co.uk reports: "On Monday, Toshiba America Electronic Components announced
its TC35273XB chip. The chip has 12MB of integrated memory
and an encoder and decoder for MPEG-4, an audio-video
compression standard. The integrated memory is what sets this
chip apart from others, according to Toshiba. With integrated
memory, the chip consumes less power, making it a good fit for
portable gadgets."
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