UNITED STATES: MediaTek, the iconic semiconductor company, launched its latest Pentonic 1000 chipset.
Pentonic 1000 specifications
Wi-Fi 6/6E, MEMC for smoother video, a powerful AI processor, Dolby Vision IQ with Precision Detail, and 8-screen Intelligent View are all features of the Pentonic 1000.
The system-on-chip (SoC) supports 4K 120Hz displays. In addition, the chipset supports the most recent video codecs and international TV broadcast standards on a single platform.
Alex Chen, the General Manager of MediaTek’s TV Business Unit, said that the company specifically designed the Pentonic 100 to accommodate the latest smart TV trends, including 4K streaming and watch parties.
Chen elaborated further, saying that the Pentonic 1000 chipset, with its support for 4K HDR content, 120Hz frame rates, MEMC, AI enhancements, Wi-Fi 6/6E connectivity, and the latest media codecs like VVC provides the best possible 4K viewing experience.
For individuals who are enthusiastic gamers, the chipset supports resolutions of up to 4K at 120Hz and has VRR capacities of up to 4K at 144Hz. It has an Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) for lag-free play and extremely high frame rates for more fluid gaming.
Precision Detail, which joins Dolby’s suite of Advanced Imaging technologies available through Dolby Vision IQ, extracts more from Dolby Vision content by revealing incredible detail in both bright and dark areas. With added texture, depth, and incredible crispness, images on 4K smart TVs take on a new dimension.
Mathias Bendull, Vice President of Living Room at Dolby Laboratories, said that the Pentonic 1000 enables 4K smart TVs to enhance the Dolby Vision experience by integrating Dolby Vision IQ with Precision Detail.
Bendull added that Dolby would work with MediaTek and their OEM partners to expand the 4K smart TVs with Dolby Vision imaging capabilities market.