Digital Home SoCs move to 64-bit ARM cores to support ultra-high definition | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) |

STMicroelectronics has unveiled the details of its STi8K SoCs, aimed at future digital media.

Based on the latest ARMv8-A cores, the SoCs will further enhance the available Cannes/STiH3 (FHD/UHD HEVC Client-Box), Monaco/STiH4 (FHD/UHD HEVC Server/Gateways), and Alicante/STiD12 (DOCSIS) product families, providing, in combination with them, a smooth and future-proof industry transition from 32-bit to 64-bit computing.