Apple contracts development of powerful multimedia chip - for the iPod?

Posted on Wednesday, April 06 2005 @ 22:41 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
SVW discovered that Apple has commissioned Alphamosaic to make a powerful video, image and music chip for usage in a future multimedia mobile device.
The branding for the Apple multimedia product is not yet known. Looking at the public specifications describing the Alphamosaic chips, it is clear that Apple could use it to build a family of mobile hand-held digital devices equipped with wireless communications that would be far more advanced than its current iPod family.
The site suggests that the chip could be used to create a new iPod range with camera, gaming and wireless connectivity features.

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