Rambus received a boost from Toshiba with the announcement that they will be licensing the XDR memory controller and the XIO memory controller interface cell technology for use in the design of their next generation of HDTVs. Toshiba will be producing the XIO and XMC using Toshiba’s 65nm process.
According to Toshiba, the use of the Rambus technology will allow such new features as 120Mhz refresh rates in 1080p mode with 12-bit color. This will give the consumer the added benefit of the new sets being able to handle multiple streams of HD data for use in PIP (picture-in-picture) and advanced image algorithms.
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