LG CNS Leverages Entropic's System-on-a-Chip Technology for New Smart Linux IP Hybrid Set-Top Box Aimed at the India Market

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Sept. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (IBC, Entropic Meeting Suite G106/G107; Hall 13) -- Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, today announced LG CNS, the leading IT services company in South Korea, has chosen Entropic's EN7190 high-definition (HD) IP set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) for LG CNS' new IP Hybrid STB, the LCP3x0, targeting the transition from standard definition (SD) to HD TV viewing in India.

The new LG CNS Smart Linux IP Hybrid STB ensures a simple-to-use, yet rich and intuitive user experience by offering a number of high-end features including quick access to programming, personal video recording and time-shifting, a nine-channel mosaic view of recommended viewing channels, integration of popular Web applications, and integrated search for easy program navigation, to name a few.

"Entropic is focused on bringing robust entertainment experiences to consumers, globally," said Roger Gregory, vice president, Marketing, Entropic. "By working with LG CNS we are enabling operators to take a significant step forward in delivering high-end STB features and value-added services in a low-cost device."

"We selected Entropic because their EN7190 solution is a highly-integrated, feature-rich, flexible IP Hybrid SoC that leverages mature software and the security expertise required to enhance the end-user experience," said Sanghun Lee, senior director, Telecommunication and Media BU, LG CNS. "We believe our collaboration with Entropic provides enhanced performance and the needed room for future application growth as more operators in India move to HD TV picture quality."

The new LG CNS STB is powered by Entropic's EN7190 SoC, which is an industry-compliant, high-performance, value-based SoC with an advanced ARM® processor with 2500 DMIPS, field-proven video decoder technology, integrated demodulator and DDR3 memory support, enhanced software and security features, and flexible network interfaces.

Entropic will demonstrate the new LG CNS solution and its full portfolio of SoCs at IBC in Amsterdam, September 12-16, 2014, Hall 13, Meeting Suite G106/G107 at the RAI Convention Center.

About LG CNS

LG CNS, the leading IT services company in South Korea, provides total solution package in various fields of industry. LG CNS has implemented large-scale public IT infrastructure projects and played a major role in the Korean government's e-Korea initiatives. The company, founded in 1987 as a joint venture between LG and EDS, currently employs approximately 10,000 people across 12 subsidiaries in Asia, Europe, North America and etc. LG CNS provides over 5,000 businesses and governments across the world its expertise on a wide range of projects on diverse industry verticals ranging from Public sector, Telecommunication and media services, Financial Services, Manufacturing & Utilities and Transportation & Logistics among a host of others. For more information, please visit www.lgcns.com.

About Entropic

Entropic™ (Nasdaq:ENTR) is a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home. The Company transforms how traditional HDTV broadcast and IP-based streaming video content is seamlessly, reliably, and securely delivered, processed, and distributed into and throughout the home. Entropic's next-generation Set-top Box (STB) System-on-a-Chip (SoC) and Connectivity solutions enable Pay-TV operators to offer consumers more captivating whole-home entertainment experiences by transforming the way digital entertainment is delivered, connected and consumed – in the home and on the go. For more information, please visit Entropic at: www.entropic.com, read our blog Entropic Topics, or get social with us at @Entropic_News, or on Facebook, Google+, YouTube and LinkedIn.

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Forward Looking Statements

Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical in nature constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding Entropic's SoC technologies, their related prospects and their role in the future of connected home entertainment. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause Entropic's actual results to be materially different from historical results or from any results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, competition, risks associated with Entropic's dependence on a limited number of customers and suppliers, technology risks, the risk that the market for HD video and multimedia content delivery solutions may not develop as Entropic anticipates and other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of Entropic's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. Entropic is providing this information as of the date of this release and does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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