ST Micro, Scientific-Atlanta begin making set-top box chip - Embedded.com

ST Micro, Scientific-Atlanta begin making set-top box chip

MANHASSET, N.Y. — STMicroelectronics and Scientific-Atlanta Inc. have announced they have begun full production on an integrated cable set-top box chip both companies teamed on developing.

Coined Atlas, the chip has over 56 million transistors and provides high-definition digital video recording and other video processing functions in a system-on-chip design.

The chip has been deployed in several of Scientific-Atlanta's set-top boxes and supports the company's Multi-Room digital video recorder, which enables consumers to access stored content and share it in up to three additional rooms.

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