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29th December 2017
Image signal processor powers video recording eyewear

Socionext’s Milbeaut image signal processor, the SC2000, is powering the ORBI Prime, the first 360-degree video recording eyewear which will get its first airing at the upcoming CES 2018 in Las Vegas (January 9-12). Developed through close collaboration among industry leaders, ORBI Prime offers a hands-free video recording experience.

6th March 2017
Graphics display controller complies with computer vision API

Provider of system-on-chip technology solutions, Socionext, has developed the SC1810 series, the fourth generation version of its high-performance graphics display controllers. In addition to further strengthening the graphics functions for in-vehicle display system, which the company has proven achievements, Socionext incorporated what it claims to be the world's first hardware accelerator that conforms with KhronosTM Group's computer vision API...

5th January 2017
Image processor enables high-speed processing of image data

An image processing IC has been introduced by Socionext, the SC2000, which is designed for drones and action cameras. The SC2000 is a new product from the M10V series, an eighth-generation version of Socionext’s Milbeaut Image Processors. It features the latest improvement in Socionext's proprietary Milbeaut image processing algorithm and achieves the optimum combination of high performance and low power consumption at the same time.

14th November 2016
Delivering solutions for video transmission

The MB86M30 is a multi-format Codec IC from Socionext that is capable of encoding, decoding and transcoding of HEVC/H.265, AVC/H.264 and MPEG2 video and audio, all with a single chip.

21st September 2016
Collaboration continues with focus on next-gen SoC solutions

A confirmation of good cooperation has been signed by Leica Camera AG and Socionext Europe (SNEU), for the continuation of their long-standing and successful collaboration. The focus of the partnership will be set on the ongoing development of next generation System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions.

6th September 2016
New codec offers solutions for video transmission equipment

The release of the SC2M15, a new codec IC designed for video transmission equipment has been announced by Socionext. The device can process decoding, transcoding and encoding of H.264/HVC video and audio signals with a single chip, and is suitable for applications including digital broadcasting and video streaming through Internet Protocol among others.

Artificial Intelligence
24th May 2016
Easing the path to evaluation and system development

Supplier of next generation system-on-chip (SoC) solutions, Socionext, has launched a new evaluation solution package for its 360° Wrap-Around View (WAV) system. The package combines the hardware, software and support services necessary for initial evaluation and development of the WAV system.

15th March 2016
IC enables 100Gbps transmission over SMF optical links

Socionext announces the launch of the MB8AJ2060, its 100G per wavelength, fully-integrated transceiver based on Discrete-Multitone (DMT) modulation. With a power dissipation of less than 5W, this system-on-chip sets a record for transmission of 100Gbps using a single wavelength.

Events News
13th January 2016
Socionext exhibit at Embedded World

Socionext Europe, the Fujitsu/Panasonic fabless semiconductor joint venture, will be exhibiting for the first time at Embedded World, Nuremberg in Hall 4A, Booth 250. On show will be its cutting edge semiconductor solutions for the most advanced video/image processing, networking, automotive and security applications.

8th January 2016
Processor supports signals from two image sensors

Socionext has introduced its 'M-12MO' (MBG967) processor, the latest addition to its lineup of Milbeaut Image Processors. The MBG967, which will be available in volume shipments starting in January, is mainly targeted at smartphones and other mobile applications. It supports dual camera, the latest trend in mobile applications, along with functionalities such as low light shot and depth map generation.

Events News
13th November 2015
Socionext to exhibit ultrasound imaging solution at MEDICA

At the MEDICA exhibition in Düsseldorf next week, Socionext will showcase its state-of-the-art viewphii solution for ultrasound imaging in Hall 10 booth H19. Socionext has miniaturised a conventional ultrasound imaging machine for medical use down to passport size and made it completely cableless. It has been designed with Socionext’s leading-edge System LSI technologies.

29th September 2015
Camera front engine targets smartphones

A camera front engine specialised for Bayer data processing that accommodates new functions of the industry’s latest image sensors has been released by Socionext. The MB86S29 is the newest Milbeaut Image Processor product from Socionext and is particularly targeted at smartphones. By accommodating new functionalities of the latest image sensors, the device allows module makers implement these functions without replacing their application pr...

Events News
15th September 2015
Socionext to exhibit at ELIV

Socionext Europe (SNEU) and Socionext Embedded Software Austria (SESA) will be showing their latest advanced automotive graphics solutions at The Congress Electronics in Vehicles (ELIV) in Baden-Baden on Booth 31. SNEU will be demonstrating what modern low cost system architecture will look like with their ‘All-in-One’ system concept, which includes a number of products from their graphics portfolio.

29th May 2015
Single-chip IC supports 4K media playback

A single-chip IC for 4K/p60, HEVC and VP9 playback with built-in HDMI-Tx/Rx has been released by Socionext. The MN2WS03101A is compatible with HEVC Main 10 profile, and supports new copyright protection, HDR and wide colour gamut. 

27th May 2015
Companion chip is designed specifically for automotive use

Carmakers are increasingly turning their attention to powerful application processors made by major chip manufacturers from the consumer electronics sector. However, because these were not originally designed for automotive use, they are seldom equipped with the interfaces needed for this application. The Socionext MB86R91 APIX companion chip communication and video bridge offers vehicle manufacturers an automotive version to interconnect the gro...

13th April 2015
Socionext Embedded Software Austria starts operations

Socionext Embedded Software Austria (SESA), a subsidiary of Socionext, has announced the start of operations. Following the consolidation of the system LSI businesses of Fujitsu and Panasonic, Fujitsu Embedded Solutions Austria was transferred with all its employees and assets, including its software platform CGI Studio, to Socionext. 

9th April 2015
HEVC IC offers real time 4K encoding on a single chip

Socionext has started sampling the world’s first HEVC/H.265 - compatible encoder IC, the MB86M31, along with an evaluation board, the MB86M31-EVB, and SDK for drivers and applications. The device is capable of real-time encoding of 4K/p60 video with the latest video compression technology. HEVC achieves the transmission of realistic 4K video at half the cost of the preceding H.264 technology without a loss of quality.

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