7000 DMIPs dual-core/quad thread processor powered hybrid gateway SoC

Broadcom Corporation has introduced the BCM7435, the 40nm Dual Core Hybrid Gateway system-on-a-chip (SoC) with Web domain security. BCM7435 with processing power of 7000 DMIPs dual-core/ quad thread features Integrated Quad Transcoding and MoCA 2.0 for a connected, Web-based TV experience. Key Features as explained by Broadcom: With the same footprint as the BCM7425 Dual Transcoding MoCA 2.0 Gateway platform, the BCM7435 expands gateway/client solution capabilities with the following key features: More than 200 Percent Higher Applications CPU performance: 7000 DMIPS Dual Core/ Quad Thread applications processor with Hardware Hypervisor supporting Multi-Processor and Multi-Operating System software platforms. CPU Core Web Domain Security: secures web browsers and app stores to be delivered together with premium broadcast content while protecting overall core functions and high value content. Quad Transcoding: four real-time HD Transcoding streams for expanded consumer electronics device support. Removes requirements for expensive external peripheral hardware. Expanded Video Capacity: supports security for up to 22 simultaneous video streams. 300 Percent Increase in 3D Graphics Pe...

Case Study: Capral’s new CW175 curtain wall meets every challenge at University Hospital Geelong expansion

The CW175 curtain wall system from Capral Aluminium Ltd met the architect’s brief for the glazed facade on the University Hospital Geelong building. One of Victoria’s largest and most sophisticated regional public hospitals, University Hospital Geelong provides crucial healthcare services to the State’s second-largest city. The $98.3 million expansion project will deliver emergency, palliative and intensive care treatment for residents of Victoria’s central coast, including expanded oncology and orthopaedic wards, each comprising 32 beds. Other improvements in the seven-level facility include eight additional sub-acute beds, a cancer care wellness centre, as well as ‘sky gardens’ overlooking the nearby Corio Bay. The hospital is also a teaching facility, with formal links to Deakin University and The University of Melbourne. Built by Kane Constructions and designed by Silver Thomas Hanley (STH) Architects, the structural additions provide four extra levels of useable space above the existing emergency department. One of the biggest changes is the incorporation of the highest possible number of single bedrooms. A predominantly glazed facade neatly satisfied the requirements for a...