|China's Fudan University based in Shanghai has developed
the country's first ever home-made digital TV chip in collaboration
with two domestic companies.
The chip 'Zhongshi No.1' integrates more than 70 storages, 2 million
logic gates and 20 million transistors. The university claims that
the chip has outperformed has outdone European and US standards
for experimental broadcasts of digital TV, respectively known as
DVB-T and ATSC, in terms of definition, noted Zhou.
Industry analysts opine that mass production of the cost-effective
chip will boost China's digital TV industry. According to the analysts,
the new generation high definition television (HDTV) will be highly
benefited by the invention as the embodies HDTV's core technology.