MediaTek S900 8K DTV SoC features a hardware-based AV1 decoder

10 February 2020, 03:40:11

MediaTek S900 8K DTV SoC features a hardware-based AV1 decoderIn November 2019, MediaTek announced that its MediaTek S900 8K DTV system-on-chip has entered volume manufacturing with TSMC. Today, it also unveiled that this chipset features a high-performance, hardware-based AV1 decoder that is capable of AV1 content playback at up to 8K resolution. AV1 is an ultra-high-performance video codec technology that delivers 20% more compression efficiency over existing VP9+. Having hardware-based AV1 decoding built-in results in improved power efficiency compared to software-based alternatives.

The MediaTek S900 8K DTV system-on-chip is built on TSMC's low-power 12nm FinFET Compact (12FFC) process. It integrates a proprietary AI processor unit enabling next-generation AI picture quality (AI PQ) and MiraVision-Pro, supporting a variety of AI features for smart TVs, including facial and scene recognition for fundamental picture quality improvement.

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