Tundra PCI Express Bridge and Alogics PCI One Chip Decoder Selected by I-View Communication for High Performance Video Surveillance Capture Card



    Tundra Semiconductor's Tsi381 PCI to PCIe Bridge Combined with Alogics
    APC-915 PCI Decode and Bridge Offers Superior Performance and Video
    Quality for I-View's Capture Card

    OTTAWA, June 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Tundra Semiconductor Corporation
(TSX: TUN), a global leader in System Interconnect, and Alogics, a leading
video security and surveillance solution provider, have been selected by
I-View Communication Inc. (I-View), a leader in digital video recording (DVR)
for security and surveillance systems, to provide PCI Express(R) (PCIe)
Bridges and PCI One Chip Decoders to enable I-View's PCIe DVR video capture
cards for next generation surveillance systems.
    The I-View PCIe video capture card combines the high performance APC-915
from Alogics, and the reliable x1 PCIe bridging capability of Tundra's
Tsi381(TM) PCIe Bridge. The combined APC-915/Tsi381 solution offered I-View
maximum video throughput performance over the PCIe interface, enabling
I-View's video capture card to produce the highest video quality for their
customers.
    "We evaluated a number of PCIe to PCI bridges for the DVR capture card
and selected the Tundra Tsi381 for its superior performance, quality and
reliability," said James Ou, Sales Manager, I-View. "We were able to easily
integrate the Tsi381 with Alogics APC-915, enabling us to achieve
significantly better performance than any other solution. This performance
advantage allowed us to quickly bring to market a product that provides our
customers the best video quality and frame rate."
    When combined in video capture card designs, Tundra's Tsi381 and Alogics
APC-915, improve system performance by maximizing the video data bandwidth
over the PCI Express bus. This in turn increases the frames per second ratio
and results in optimum image resolution and frame rates in the surveillance
system.
    "Working closely with Tundra's world-class support team allowed us to
ensure that the combined Alogics APC-915 and Tsi381 PCIe Bridge provided the
highest quality, best performance solution to get I-View's video surveillance
design to market quickly," said Jung Sam Park, Vice President, Alogics.
    "Tundra has built its long-standing reputation on the quality and
reliability of the products we deliver, and on the world-class customer
support that accompanies every interconnect product we ship. I-View's use of
our new Tsi381 PCIe Bridge demonstrates both the quality of this high
performance part under demanding operating conditions, and the support of our
expert technical team," said Tracy Richardson, Vice President Marketing,
Tundra Semiconductor. "Our customers continue to confirm that our high
performance Tsi381 PCIe Bridge is both low-risk and easy to integrate into
their existing designs."

    For more information about Tundra's high performance PCI Express
solutions, visit: http://www.tundra.com/products/pci-express-bridges

    About I-View Communication Inc.

    I-View Communication, Inc., founded in 1998, has been a pioneer
manufacturer in the digital video surveillance for security industry. Our
engineering staffs are dedicated in research, designing and developing
powerful high performance digital surveillance solutions for residential,
commercial, industrial, educational and governmental applications. We
constantly listen to customers' needs and commit ourselves in continuing
development of technological superiority, optimum solution and profitability
for our business partners. I-View Communication, Inc., will maintain our focus
in developing the most innovative and cost-effective remote digital video
products and achieving our mission, "Creating a Peaceful Mind for Everyone".
    For more information, please visit http://www.i-view.com.tw.

    About Alogics

    Alogics is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in design,
development, and marketing of integrated chip solutions for video security and
wireless telecom applications. As the market leader in providing Video
processing ICs for DVR Quad and MUX applications Alogics supplies the world's
leading video security system manufacturers with Multiple video decoder
integrated video processor, Multiple MPEG4 encode and decode solution, MPEG4
CODEC integrated SoC for DVR application, PCI decode and bridge one chip
solution and Wireless camera solutions as well as Video processors for DVR
Quad and MUX applications. Headquartered in Korea, the company has
representative offices in China, Taiwan, Japan, UK and USA. For more
information, please visit www.alogics.com.

    About Tundra

    Tundra Semiconductor Corporation (TSX:TUN) supplies the world's leading
communications, computing and storage companies with System Interconnect
products, intellectual property (IP) and design services backed by world-class
customer service and technical support. Tundra's track record of product
leadership includes over a decade of bridges and switches enabling key
industry standards: RapidIO(R), PCI, PCI-X, PCI Express(R), Power
Architecture(TM), VME, HyperTransport(TM), Interlaken, and SPI4.2. Tundra's
products deliver high functional quality and simplified board design and
layout, with specific focus on system level signal integrity. Tundra's design
services division, Silicon Logic Engineering, Inc., offers industry-leading
ASIC and FPGA design services, semiconductor intellectual property and product
development consulting. Tundra's technology connects critical components in
high performance embedded systems around the world. For more information,
please visit www.tundra.com.

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    TUNDRA and the Tundra logo are registered marks of Tundra Semiconductor
Corporation in Canada, the United States, the European Union and the People's
Republic of China. Design.Connect.Go. and Tsi381 are trademarks of Tundra
Semiconductor Corporation. Other registered and unregistered trademarks are
the property of their respective owners.

    (C) Copyright 2008 Tundra Semiconductor Corporation. All rights reserved.
    Information subject to change without notice.




For further information:

For further information: Keri Zeran, Director Marketing Communications,
Tundra Semiconductor, (613) 592-0859 ext. 1744, Mobile: (613) 697-6788,
keri.zeran@tundra.com; Alogics Press Contact: Tyga Kim, Manager Marketing
Communications, Alogics Co., Ltd., +82-31-703-5006 ext. 5723, Mobile:
+82-11-9590-7266, tyga@alogics.com

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