The increasing sophistication of digital devices for the home — including the latest generation of set-top boxes — constantly challenges SoC designers to develop more complex architectures. Multi-threading, with its ability to boost performance, while reducing both power consumption and die area, meets these challenges head on. Learn how the MIPS32 34K processors can be used in a variety of STB applications, significantly enhancing the efficiency of both hardware and software system architectures and accelerating time-to-market.