On Jan 5th nvidia completed its acquisition of PortalPlayer inc, for the uninitiated Portalplayer is a leading supplier of semiconductors and firmware for personal media players , thier personal media player platforms power some of the best high end audio solutions and portable music players , The apple iPod 30GB user the PortalPlayer PP5002 SOC (System on chip) platform which controls its UI and also performs the Audio decoding


The acquisition further strengthens nvidia’s handheld products stratergy and their GoForce technology will integrate with PortalPlayer’s audio expertise to power the next generation of solutions for portable media devices and mobile phones.