The cooperation of MediaTek, and Google is not limited to the use MediaTek MT5595 SoC devices on the platform Android TV. These days the company MediaTek announced a partnership with Google in another project – the service Google Cast.
For solutions with support for Google Cast intended SoC MediaTek MT8507, which will connect to the speakers Google Cast Ready to personal devices, including smart phones iPhone, tablets iPad, smartphones and tablets running Android, mobile and desktop personal computers running Mac OS and Windows, applications using Google Cast Ready.
In the ever-growing list of streaming audio broadcasting services supported Google Cast for audio, named Google Play Music, YouTube, Pandora, Rhapsody, iHeart Radio, TuneIn, Rdio and NPROne.
The key features of MT8507 manufacturer considers the processor core ARM Cortex-A7 with the block floating-point support for audio formats PCM, FLAC, DSD and APE with sampling rate up to 192 kHz, the ability to decode Dolby TrueHD and DTS Digital Surround, the presence of a 16-bit single-channel controller DDR3, supports up to 512 MB of memory, interfaces SPDIF and I2S, repeater HDMI (Tx / Rx) with support channel Audio Return Channel (ARC), as well as the interface USB 2.0, SD and MHL. Furthermore, there is a network port Ethernet 10/100 Gbit / s (MAC / PHY).
Release MT8507 has already begun. Speakers Google Cast Ready for this SoC should hit the market in March this year.
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