San Jose, California–Stream Machine recently announced its new SM2288 AV codec, adding audio encoding and decoding and system control to its video codec technology. The new chip will further reduce the cost of video disk recorders and personal video recorders and accelerate the adoption of these products into the mainstream market, according to the company.
“Stream Machine is uniquely positioned to provide recording and networking technology at the heart of consumer electronic products to empower the consumer with convenience and control of their entertainment experience,” says Brian Heuckroth, vice president of Marketing for Stream Machine. “We have pulled it all together for the digital media product manufacturers, with high video quality, a wide range of applications, low system cost, and comprehensive reference designs. Stream Machine is aggressively pursuing a worldwide market, and believes that video disk recorders, networked media jukeboxes, and high-performance AV peripherals for PCs are on the brink of mass adoption. Stream Machine plans to be the company that drives the consumer adoption of digital media recording and streaming technology.”