DVD recorder ICs to generate $778 mln in 2010

Markets for MPEG video ICs continue to grow in unit terms, according to In-Stat. The consumer market for MPEG encoders and codecs in DVD recorders and PC-TV tuners, in particular, are driving increases in unit shipments. STMicroelectronics is again the largest supplier of MPEG decoder ICs in the Online Networks segment. In the DVD recorder market, IC solutions are integrating more functions, which helps keep prices stable. Revenue in this segment will grow to $778 mln in 2010.