Cores dominate in DVD recorder market
Leading manufacturers of DVD recorders and the semiconductor companies that supply them are relying on the MIPS processor architecture.
DVD recorder shipments are expected to exceed 20 million in 2005 and grow to 50 million in 2007, according to analysts at In-Stat/MDR The challenge for manufacturers is to capture market share by getting to market quickly with more features at a desirable cost point
To make it happen, leading manufacturers and the semiconductor companies that supply them are relying on the MIPS processor architecture.
"The growth in DVD recorders is tremendous, as are the challenges", said Michelle Abraham, Senior Analyst at In-Stat/MDR.
"For IC suppliers, that means getting to market as quickly as possible with successive generations of ICs that enable new, more advanced f