Sony to use Cell for home server and HDTV products in 2007

Posted on Thursday, April 14 2005 @ 17:17 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Sony's executive vice president Fujio Nishida said that Sony plans to use the Cell processor in home server and HDTV products in 2007.
"Right now, using the Cell processor in our HDTV products would be overkill," he said. The media processor's multi-core structure will shine in a future home server where multiple streams of HD video programs need to be simultaneously transmitted in real time to multiple displays, Nishida explained.
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