Multimedia Solutions

Synaptics multimedia processors are driving advancements in the connected home. By leveraging our established expertise in high-performance, power-efficient chip design, Synaptics solutions enable rich multimedia, seamless connectivity, and customized experiences on next-generation home entertainment devices.

Synaptics VideoSmartTM series products include powerful single-chip 4K UHD media processors for TVs, set-top boxes, and over-the-top (OTT) streaming devices.

Features & Benefits

Qdeo Technology

Award-winning video processing software and firmware delivers immersive entertainment regardless of source.

4K UHD Resolution

Decodes high resolution video and upscales other content for today's state-of-the-art TVs. Includes transcode capability for efficiently streaming 4K content to mobile devices.

High Dynamic Range

Significantly expands contrast ratio and color palette to offer a more realistic, natural image on today's TVs. Synaptics VideoSmart support industry standards such as HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision, Technicolor HDR.

Multi-core CPU & GPU

Enables compelling user interfaces and provides the processing power needed for new service provider apps such as gaming.

Robust Security Engine

Dedicated Robust Security Engine including secure boot, Trusted Rendering Path, full TrustZone, and video watermarking. Offers premium content support with multiple DRM/CAS options.

VideoSmart Multimedia Processors

VideoSmart Multimedia Processors

Features
BG5CT BG4CT BG2Q4K BG4CDP
Qdeo Technology
Yes Yes Yes  
4K UHD Resolution
Yes Yes    
High Dynamic Range
Yes Yes Yes  
Multi-core GPU
Yes Yes    
Robust Security Engine
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Features BG5CT BG4CT BG2Q4K BG4CDP BG3CD
Qdeo Technology Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
4K UHD Resolution Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Advanced High Dynamic Range
(Dolby Vision, Technicolor)
Yes     Yes  
Multi-core CPU/GPU Quad Core
A53 CPU
Quad Core
A53 CPU
Quad Core
A9 CPU
Dual Core
A53 CPU
Dual Core
A7 CPU
Robust Security Engine Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

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