|Blackfin Processor Enables SmartQ T5-II Portable Media Player To Play Videos, TV and Games|
The SmartQ T5-II raises the bar in the PMP market. It is a high-end product featuring multi-format audio and video playback with a very high-quality TV output function and game emulator support. Blackfin performance is the key to the SmartQ T5-II, delivering video performance that "wows" our customers. - FanBin, Sales Director, Beijing Smart Devices
Beijing Smart Devices, a Beijing-based PMP vendor, recently introduced the SmartQ T5-II media player, raising the bar in the very competitive Chinese market with an innovative high-end product that includes audio and video playback with very high quality TV output and gaming support. By using the Blackfin BF547 processor with power consumption as low as 0.16 mW/MHz, the SmartQ T5-II also extends battery life to 8 hours for video and 22 hours for audio playback. Blackfin's 533 MHz performance makes possible smooth TV-out video in real-time, and the BF547 peripheral set (SDIO, USB, PPI, LCD, DDR DRAM) enables glueless interconnect to key system components and SDHC expansion.
Using the Blackfin BF547 processor, the SmartQ T5-II handles MP3, OGG, WMA, FLAC, APE, AAC, PCM, ADPCM, WAV, Cue, AVI, XviD, DivX, MPEG, and MP4 audio, decodes RMVB video at up to 1024 X 576, and emulates NEO GEO, GBA, NES, and SNES game titles. The SmartQT5-II comes with a six-band equalizer, SD memory capacity up to 4GB, a 12 MegaPixel photo mode, E-Book reader, calendar, clock, FM radio and voice recorder.
The SmartQ PMP uses the uClinux operating system, and was designed using the USB-ICE and Visual DSP++ software development tools, utilizing codecs and functions from HHCN and open source libraries.
Analog Devices' Blackfin processor family provides a competitive edge to Beijing Smart Devices' through its combination of high performance, low-power consumption, ease of development and competitive pricing, and its converged architecture, which simplifies the design by handling digital signal processing and control processing in the same processor.
Beijing Smart Devices will continue to develop products based on Blackfin due to the products strong roadmap, low power operating modes, features and peripheral support.
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