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Short Take: Philips announces chip for set-top boxes

Philips Semiconductors, a division of Royal Philips Electronics, has announced a new chip for next-generation set-top boxes. The pnx8500 allows for digital video recording, interactive television, shopping, high-speed Internet access, gaming, and voice and video telephony. Philips will incorporate the pnx8500 into the 1 million set-top boxes it is providing to AT&T Broadband. The chips will cost $48 each in volumes of 100,000 units.

Philips Semiconductors, a division of Royal Philips Electronics, has announced a new chip for next-generation set-top boxes. The pnx8500 allows for digital video recording, interactive television, shopping, high-speed Internet access, gaming, and voice and video telephony. Philips will incorporate the pnx8500 into the 1 million set-top boxes it is providing to AT&T Broadband. The chips will cost $48 each in volumes of 100,000 units.