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Google Certifies Marvell's Google TV Devices

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    Google certifies Marvell's Google TV devices - Telecompaper (click for full article)

    Monday 2 July 2012 | 06:32 CET | News

    "US-based silicon products developer Marvell's Armada 1500-powered Google TV devices have achieved Google's certification.

    The Armada 1500 is an ARM-based platform, being used by multiple OEMs, certified for Google TV. The chipset contains Marvell's ARM v7 -compliant PJ4B SMP dual-core CPU and is designed to enable PC-like processing power to support web browsing with support for Flash and other technologies, with the aid of more than 6000 Dhrystone MIPS of computing horsepower, FPU v3.0, 512KB of L2 cache and Neon.

    The Armada 1500 also contains Marvell's Qdeo video processing for HD and 3D video, including noise reduction, de-interlacing, low bit-rate Internet video enhancement and color/contrast enhancement. The chip offers VMeta, a multi-format video decoder/encoder/transcoder that can decode up to two simultaneous streams and a host of other video formats and containers.

    These features make the Armada 1500 suitable for connected home devices."
     
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    Marvell ARMADA 1500 HD Media SoC to enable new generation of Google TV - SlashGear (click for full article)

    "Marvell has announced a new SoC that it claims will enable a new generation of Google TVs to come to market. The chip is called the ARMADA 1500 HD Media SoC. The company says the new chip will enable OEMs to deliver immersive home entertainment experiences with Google TV products. The chip recently passed Google's certification process.

    The new SoC is powerful and energy-efficient and designed to be a very affordable. Marvell says that this ARMADA 1500 chip is first ARM-based platform be used by multiple OEMs and certified for Google TV."
     
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    Has it been confirmed the Vizio Google TV uses the Marvell 1500?
     
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