Video: Transcoder targets broadcast apps

Promising relief for bandwidth-constrained professional broadcast and video applications, LSI Logic Corp. this week will introduce a high-definition MPEG-2-to-H.264 transcoder chip. The LSI DX-1710 can transcode one high-definition or multiple standard-definition video streams in real-time, offering providers of satellite and Internet Protocol TV service a way to convert MPEG-2 content into H.264 content for delivery.