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Moschip fuels PC-TV convergence

Hyderabad, May 4, 2012 –US and India-based fabless designer, MosChip Semiconductor has unveiled a PC Virtualization System that brings PC power and functionality to the TV.It enables a variety of display options and includes intelligent video solutions for independent Multi-display, Video streaming, Gaming and Virtual-PC function for home networks. The PC Virtualization System (PCVS) provides access to USB devices over a local areanetwork and consists of a MosChip SoC MCS-8142 (ARM9, PCIe, USB2.0 Host Controller & 10/100/1000), a HDMI-display controller, DDR-2 and a USB hub controller.
Using the system one can watch HD movies, play HD games, view Photos on TV, and play music from PC; stream video, photos and music wired or wireless from desktop or Nnebook on a TV; continue SOH; connect with Windows, Mac or Linux platforms and maintain point-to-point data privacy for closed circuit area.
The system is ready for original device and equipment makers,and the support includes Reference Design Schematics, Evaluation Box, USB Server Software Support, System Design etc. . The software support is for Windows, Linux and Mac.
Hindu Businessline quotes MosChip Chairman and CEO Ramachandra Reddy saying the company was hopeful of concluding an OEM deal within three months which would generate one million PCVS units, tentatively priced at $100 and is already working on wireless solutions for PCVS.
MosChip Semiconductor Technology was founded in 1999 with headquarters and a design center in Hyderabad, India. The operations, sales and marketing activities are conducted via its wholly owned subsidiary, MosChip Semiconductor Technology, USA www.moschip.com