The DAB receiver on one chip
The DAB chips of the GL314X series, built by the Korean manufacturer Glovane, integrate as so called systems on a chip (SoC) various functions belonging to a DAB receiver on one 11 mm × 11 mm BGA chip. On the chip are integrated:
With their integrated RF tuners and low power consumption of only 103 mW in DAB+ operation, the SoCs of this series are predestined for portable and mobile battery powered devices. The GL3142 is most favourable for mobile applications. In addition to the functions of the GL3140, this chip offers seamless service following between DAB and FM as well as functions for recording and playback. With this feature set, this chip is suitable as well for retrofit receivers to upgrade older car radios with DAB+.
|Package||169B, 11 mm × 11 mm (pin compatible)|
|Seamless DAB-FM Service Following|
|SDRAM||2 MB||8 MB|
Glovane's business offer comprises not only the SoCs, receiver modules of the GVM140X series, that are derived from them, and an appropriate development kit, but as well development services for customer-specific hard- and software adaptations.
In software aspects, in addition to the audio decoding, Fast Information Channel (FIC) decoding, and decoding of the data services, MOT and Slidshow, is provided by the software development kit.