MPEG decoder


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MPEG decoder

Software or hardware that decompresses and renders MPEG-encoded data. Because MPEG uses lossy compression, the decoded images are not 100% identical to the original. In most cases however, the differences are not easily detectable. See MPEG.
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NEC Electronics America approached DIRECTV with its low-cost EMMA2SP MPEG decoder for our entry-level set-top box platform," said Roger Lambert, vice president of engineering, set-top boxes, DIRECTV, Inc.
The MPEG decoder plays an integral part in an STB by decoding the broadcast digital video stream and converting it into a signal that can be displayed on a television set.
The addition of Sigma's MPEG decoders will provide the type of high-quality video output that our customers have come to expect.
We selected Sigma's MPEG decoder chips to provide the high quality video rendering that guests will expect from our system.
EPoX) has selected Sigma's EM8400 MPEG Decoder chip for use in thei6r new EP-1800 Set-Top Box (STB) solution.