Hyundai Semicon to take Arm, Java route

Invests W20 billion in technology

The Korean press is reporting that Hyundai Semicon, formed from the merger LG Semicon, is to release a Java processor aimed at the digital TV market. It will also release an embedded processor with the core design licensed from UK company Arm, and will be a 32-bit chip. Production of the processor and the Java chip is set to start December, The Korea Times says. Hyundai has ploughed 20 billion won into the non-memory venture. ®

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