Jan. 7, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Cavium Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications and the digital home, today announced that Samsung's AllShare Cast media adapter uses Cavium's market leading
media SoC to enable state-of-the-art media sharing capabilities, compatible with both Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II. According to industry reports, Samsung Galaxy S3 was the world's top-selling smartphone in Q3 2012. A key feature in Samsung's global launch of their new Galaxy smartphones, the Allshare Cast adapter is a smart accessory designed to deliver a superior high definition viewing experience. With support for high resolution media processing, HDCP 2.x content protection, and optimized interactivity, Samsung's new AllShare Cast media adapter enables users to view premium content or play their favorite games on the larger screen of a nearby high definition TV. Live demonstrations of the Samsung Allshare Cast media adapter will be available at Cavium's suite #2812 at the LVH during the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show from
Based on Cavium's industry leading CNW6611L PureVu wireless display SoC, Samsung's new media adapter has all the ingredients for creating a superior consumer experience. The high performance media engine provides the flexibility to decode and display a wide range of high quality content. The use of HDCP 2.1 to offer premium content support is another first for Samsung's new adapter, thanks to the high performance decryption off-load engine on the CNW6611L, and Cavium's expertise in security processing. Leveraging Cavium's industry leading technology in low latency video processing, the AllShare Cast media adapter offers optimized end-to-end latency with the Galaxy phones to provide the consumer seamless interactivity for applications such as gaming. The USB-powered design and the ultra small form-factor round out the key features of Samsung's new AllShare Cast adapter, making it an attractive accessory for the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II users.