ST’s server and gateway processors are truly polyvalent media processing chips, capable of:
- Supporting entire application environments
- Multiscreen simultaneous HD multimedia streaming
- Broadcast and OTT internet content
- Apps including 3D, HD games
- 3D user interfaces
- 3D HD media
- Networking of media throughout the home via standards such as DLNA or RVU
- Top-of-the-line content security features
Orly STiH416: world's most powerful connected-home SoC
The STiH416 provides the extreme performance needed for a truly amazing home entertainment experience. Combining advanced broadband and broadcast functions with intensive on-chip computing that includes a dual-core applications processor and a dedicated graphics engine, the STiH416 gives consumers easy access to the vast world of premium content and Internet-based entertainment, as well as personal content. The new device supports true multiscreen experiences, with real-time transcoding capability for seamless streaming to several devices ranging from smartphones and tablets, to large-screen televisions. The STiH416 delivers its outstanding performance with minimal power consumption (less than 30 mW in passive standby mode).
With its advanced features and security, as well as low power consumption, the STiH416 supports the new and diverse ways that people want to use the web, watch TV, share their own digital content, and network with friends while at home.
At its heart, the dual-core ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCore™ application processor and ARM® Mali™-400MP quad-core graphics processor enable the system-on-chip to manage software environments such as Android™, HTML5, Adobe® AIR® and Qt for optimized playback of content and applications, and to handle 3D graphics for advanced user interfaces, gaming and 3DTV. An advanced application framework is offered with this device, which takes advantage of the SoC’s advanced security hardened features, in order to allow a light-weight framework to run multiple and independent applications simultaneously.The STiH416’s high-performance flexible multimedia processing subsystem is able to decode multiple H.264 full HD as well as many other video standards such as DivX, Multi View coding (MVC) 3DTV, and Google WebM, etc.; all with the outstanding Faroudja™ video-image quality. Powerful transcoding and encoding capabilities enable the device to serve multiple screens with high definition content as well as run videoconferencing applications. The STiH416 also integrates a dedicated transport processor for seamless streaming, as well as a security processor meeting the latest Conditional Access (CA) and Digital Rights Management (DRM) standards.