LSI has designs on Gemstar IPG
LSI Logic Corp. has signed a multi-year deal to develop a reference design platform for consumer electronics devices that bundle in Gemstar-TV Guide International 's TV Guide On Screen interactive program guide.
The new reference designs will couple TV Guide On Screen with LSI's single-chip "DoMiNo" DVD and hard disk drive recorder processors.
"Together, we are quickly bringing consumers easy-to-use features that will continue to drive the fast-growing digital video recording market," said LSI Executive Vice President Umesh Padval.
Gemstar-TV Guide has IPG licensing deals with a range of CE manufacturers, including Hitachi, Sony Corp., JVC, LG/Zenith, Panasonic, Mitsubishi, Philips, Pioneer, Samsung, Sharp, Thomson, TiVo Inc. and Toshiba.