Could Texas Instruments Integrating SpinetiX’s DS Player into the DLP Engine?


According to SpinetiX, Texas Instruments chip division intends to integrate their Hyper Media player technology into future microprocessors aimed for 3rd-party flat panel and projector systems deemed worthy of digital signage applications. The recent joint announcement doesn’t specifically address the DLP division and what they intend to do with the microprocessors, but sources tell rAVe that adding the SpinetiX-loaded microprocessors to the DLP engine would be simple and inexpensive.

TI says that they were attracted to the SpinetiX player because of its low power consumption, open design and tiny bandwidth demands on their chips — the Hyper Media player draws less than 2 watts, compared to a PC which draws more than 20 watts of power.