Demonstrates Broad Adoption of Professional-Quality Image Processing
BURLINGTON, ONTARIO, June 13 /CNW/ - Demonstrating the rapid adoption of
its professional-quality VXP image processing solutions, Gennum Corporation
(TSX:GND) is showcasing several high-profile customer designs at InfoComm 07,
being held next week in Anaheim, Calif. The company is also demonstrating
emerging applications enabled by its innovative image processing products,
including wide quad eXtended graphics array (WQXGA) and 4Kx2K displays with
full motion-adaptive processing.
The Gennum booth highlights the first end products to integrate the
company's GF9450 image processing device. The GF9450 features VXP technology
and is being used to demonstrate the industry's first commercially-available
image processing solution capable of scaling to a screen resolution of 4Kx2K
pixels--the highest quality resolution currently possible. The image
processing solution can also be used to drive displays supporting WQXGA
standard resolutions of 2560 x 1600 pixels.
"As a pioneer in high-resolution display technology and serial digital
interface technology, Gennum continues to drive the rapid deployment of
solutions that deliver unprecedented video quality at reasonable price
points," said Craig Thompson, director, image processing products for Gennum.
"Our demonstrations are just a snapshot of what is possible using our VXP
technology, and the growing momentum of VXP adoption by leading OEMs
underscores the value and differentiation our technology brings for
professional and consumer electronic devices."
Gennum's GF9450 Brings Advanced Video Processing Capabilities to Large
Gennum's GF9450 image processor, introduced in September 2006, was
developed in collaboration with experts in the digital cinema and broadcast
industries. It features innovative algorithms and two full channels of
processing, offering superior image quality and higher processing bandwidth
than competing solutions. This increased bandwidth makes it ideal for the
growing segment of 1080p HD displays with larger screen sizes, providing
uncompromised performance in Picture-in-Picture, Picture-on-Picture, and
Picture-by-Picture viewing applications.
Live demonstrations of Gennum's GF9450 image processor include:
-- 4Kx2K image processing reference board with full motion-adaptive
deinterlacing, directional interpolation, scaling, noise reduction and other
image enhancement technologies, driving a WQXGA LCD display.
-- 56" rear-projection HDTV from MicroDisplay Corporation that uses the
GF9450 as a solution for de-interlacing, scaling, noise reduction and detail
enhancement. MicroDisplay Corporation is the first company to design and mass
produce a single-chip LCOS device that can be used in a projection TV light
-- Lumagen RadianceXD video processor driving a 46" TVLogic 1080p LCD
monitor to display various image enhancement technologies offered by the
GF9450, including 3D noise reduction, mosquito artifact reduction, block
artifact reduction and adaptive contrast enhancement.
Gennum Processors Adopted by Leading Equipment Manufacturers
The Gennum booth also features a variety of static displays including an
Optoma HD81 digital 1080p home projection system and video processing
equipment from Anthem, Pixel Magic, Savant and Crestron - all of which
integrate the Gennum GF9351 processor.
Gennum Corporation (TSX: GND) is a leading designer and manufacturer of
semiconductor solutions for the global video, data communications and audio
markets. A winner of a Technical Emmy(R) award for advances in high definition
(HD) broadcasting, Gennum's broad portfolio of products and technologies
include image processors, video timing and transport products, ICs for optical
transceivers, backplane interconnects and low power digital signal processing
(DSP) solutions. Gennum is headquartered in Burlington, Canada, and has global
design, research and development and sales offices in Canada, Japan and the
United Kingdom. www.gennum.com
Emmy(R) is a registered trademark of the National Television Academy
Gennum, the Gennum logo and VXP are registered trademarks of Gennum
Corporation. All other product or service names are the property of their
respective owners. Gennum Corporation, 2007.
For further information:
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