The media player category includes devices such BluRay players, OTT (Over The Top) players and portable media players. All of them provide for the playback of audiovisual content on a screen but they do it in very different ways. Blu-Ray Player allow users to play audiovisual stored locally on a Blu-Ray optical disk, OTT players allow the delivery of film and TV content directly through media streaming via the internet, and portable media players typically playback content preloaded onto the device or allow real-time streaming via a wireless connection.
ST provides range of products suitable for different player designs. Key products include audio amplifiers, Bluetooth connectivity solutions, motion and proximity sensors for gesture control as well as a range of flexible USB Type-C and Power Delivery solutions. For mains-powered players we offer high- and low-voltage MOSFETs, FERD/Schottky and ultrafast diodes in low-profile SMD packages, STRVS protection devices and dedicated smart analog controllers for PFC, HB-LLC resonant circuits. For portable devices we offer wireless battery charging system solutions that simplify design with a tiny footprint and efficient power transfer combined with safety and reliability.