SiS Launches SiS9561- World First Android Internet TV SoC Solution

~ Powerful Single Chip Design Aiming for Smart TV Market ~

(Jan. 5, 2011) Taipei, Taiwan-Silicon Integrated Systems Corp. (SiS) today launches SiS9561-a new internet TV solution aiming for emerging smart TV opportunities. SiS9561 HDTV SoC solution, supporting Android 2.2 Froyo OS, offers customized widgets include most popular services including Youtube for online video streaming, facebook for social networking, eBay for auction, flickr for photo library, weather and google finance for life information, as well as online film renting. Moreover, SiS9561-based Android TV can be connected with any Android smartphone or tablet to have a seamless enjoyment of a real digital home.

SiS9561 Android internet TV solution demonstrates its highly integration capability. It integrates dual core 32-bit 576MHz MIPS processors, OpenGL ES1.1 graphic engine and supports DDR3-1333 memory subsystem. For a flexible and comprehensive video enjoyment, SiS9561 supports all kinds of video formats including MPEG 1/2/4、RM/RMVB、H.264 and etc.. It also integrates Adobe Flash Player 10.1 application to let users freely enjoy popular flash and video streaming on TV. Moreover, SiS9561 enhances the video processing engine to ensure a brighter and superior picturesque display quality.

One unique design of SiS9561 Android-based internet TV is a keyboard-free using scenario. Users can switch the TV or Internet TV function by remote control in stead of a PC keyboard, eliminating the learning difficulties to internet TV using procedures. Besides, users can use their Android smartphone or tablet to control SiS9561 Android TV which made the dream of a seamless and cross-device multimedia enjoyment come true.

One key factor for a boost of smart TV comes from an intuitive design of user interface. To provide more convenience and sharing of internet TV, SiS9561 Android TV platform offers wide range of popular widget design including Youtube, facebook, eBay, flickr, weather, google finance and US Today, as well as online film renting. Beside, SiS9561-based Android TV can be connected with any Android smartphone or tablet to have a seamless enjoyment of a real digital home.

SiS9561 outstanding technology innovation has performed in its multiple media playing functions. SiS9561 Android internet TV platform supports video on demand recording, time shift and karaoke which let users enjoy videos with location-free benefits. Besides, it supports USB and SD/MMC input devices for a convenience to save the internet contents. For a precious moment sharing with far-away family or friend, users can also use embedded Skype internet communication on SiS9561 Android internet TV platform.

Engineering sample of SiS9561 SoC has been under customers’ verification now and SiS9561-based internet TV product is projected to be market available at Q2.