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LG has introduced what is arguably the first digital multimedia broadband phone, which can receive terrestrial television signals. The phone also has a mega-pixel camera and MP3 player functions. Apparently the company spent nearly $9 billion and two years developing this phone and has filed 150 […]

LG Multimedia Broadcast Phone LG has introduced what is arguably the first digital multimedia broadband phone, which can receive terrestrial television signals. The phone also has a mega-pixel camera and MP3 player functions. Apparently the company spent nearly $9 billion and two years developing this phone and has filed 150 patents including one for H.264 video decoder enabling technology. What LG has done is essentially put a whole lot of functions on a “system on a chip” and plans to include this SoC in other products like laptops and hand held computers as well. (Read the full article)

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