WonderMedia Announces PRIZM WM8950 with Android 4.0 Support
Power-efficient, high-performance ARM Cortex-A9 SoC platform extends WonderMedia’s leadership in the Android media tablet market
Taipei, Taiwan, 5 January 2012 - WonderMedia Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of energy-efficient, feature-rich system-on-chip platforms, today announced the WonderMedia PRIZM WM8950 SoC. Combining a highly energy-efficient ARM Cortex-A9 core running at 800MHz with advanced graphics and stunning 1080p video playback capabilities, the WonderMedia PRIZM WM8950 further extends WonderMedia's leadership in the fast-growing Android media tablet market.
The next generation WonderMedia PRIZM platform and software suite provides customers an easy migration path to a Cortex-A9 SoC and offers support for the latest Android 4.0 and Windows CE 7.0 operating systems. With its high-performance, and feature-rich design, the WM8950 is also optimized for a wide range of innovative system design applications, including smartbooks, Smart TV, SmartStream for wireless display and multimedia streaming, networked projectors, digital signage, and thin clients.
"Our line of PRIZM platforms has spurred the explosive growth in the Android media tablet market," commented Tzumu Lin, President and CEO, WonderMedia Technologies, Inc. "The new WM8950 delivers greater computing power and richer multimedia experiences to meet the ever growing global demand for affordable smart mobile devices."
PRIZM WM8950 Highlights:
- 800MHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor
- ARM Mali-400 3D graphics Processor
- Multi-standard 1080p video decoding engine
- H.264 video encoding
- DDR3/LPDDR2 DRAM interface
- Multiple video interface including HDMI, LVDS, and DVO
- Flexible networking and peripheral interface
- Advanced hardware security engine
- Android 4.0 and Windows CE 7.0 support
To go to the product page for the WonderMedia PRIZM WM8950, please visit: http://www.wondermedia.com.tw/en/products/platform/soc/wm8950/index.jsp
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WonderMedia PRIZM WM8950 Availability
The WonderMedia PRIZM WM8950 platform is sampling now and is scheduled for volume shipments in the first quarter of 2012.
About WonderMedia Technologies, Inc.
WonderMedia is a leading fabless SoC company that develops sophisticated, feature-rich solutions for today's fast-emerging networked multimedia applications. With advanced audio, video, networking and connectivity technologies, the highly power-efficient WonderMedia PRIZM platform enables innovative and compact web-centric devices for the converging cloud computing, communications and content environment.
Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, with strong support teams in Shenzhen, Beijing and Silicon Valley, WonderMedia's business strategy builds on its rich experience in technology and open-system platform development to help its customers build innovative, unique and affordable multimedia systems. www.wondermedia.com.tw