MediaTek has collaborated with Google for the new Google Cast for Audio which is a solution that allows music lovers to connect quickly to streaming audio services. The MediaTek MT8507 processor is in fact industry’s first to support Google Cast technology that allows the users to easily connect their personal devices such as iPhone, iPad, android devices, Windows PCs and MacBooks with “Google Cast Ready” speakers and sound bars.
MediaTek MT8507 specifications
ARM Cortex-A7 CPU L2 cache and Floating Point Unit (FPU)
high-resolution audio up to 192kHz for PCM, FLAC, APE and DSD
ability to decode Dolby TrueHD and DTS Digital Surround
single channel 16-bit DDR3 memory up to 512MB
SPDIF IN / OUT & 7.1ch IS Output
HDMI Repeater (x / Rx) with integrated support Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 2.0, SD card, support MHL
10/100 Ethernet MAC / PHY embedded with capacity Wolan
MediaTek MT8507 supports YouTube
The MediaTek MT8507 supports the most popular audio streaming services including Google Play Music, YouTube, Pandora, Rhapsody, iHeart Radio, TuneIn, Rdio and NPROne. We have been told that the list is expanding quickly.
The MediaTek MT8507 is already in mass production and the brand is already collaborating with companies to bring out new speakers and sound bars that work with Google Cast Ready technology by March 2015.