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NEC And Silicon Optix Bring HQV To Digital Cinema

New NC2500S projector boasts Silicon Optix Realta processor with HQV technology powered by Teranex (October 25, 2005)

NEC Viewtechnology, Ltd. (NEC) has introduced the NC2500S digital cinema projector with a multi-media switcher that boasts a Silicon Optix Realta processor with HQV technology powered by Teranex.

?When we evaluated the video processing solutions out there, only HQV powered by Teranex processing delivered the visual quality demanded by our cinema grade projector, said Atsushi Kuroda, Engineering Senior Manager, Systems Division of NEC Viewtechnology.

The Realta HQV video engine provides true 10-bit video processing, full four-field motion adaptive video de-interlacing for both standard definition and high definition signals, temporal-recursive noise reduction, automatic multi-cadence detection, and pixel-based detail enhancement.

It also utilizes the same video processing power?1 trillion operations per second? as the $60k Teranex Xantus platform that is widely utilized in Hollywood post production and television broadcast markets. In addition to its flagship video processing, Realta delivers advanced image scaling using the worlds first 1024-tap adaptive scaler. HQV (Hollywood Quality Video) processing is a no-compromise video processing solution designed for the most demanding digital cinema applications.

The Realta HQV processor has already received numerous awards and accolades, including:
? ? Five-Star Award from DisplayMate
? ?Excite award from Custom Retailer Magazine
? ?Pick Hit award at Infocomm from Sound & Video Contractor Magazine
? ?Best Picture of the Show at the Home Entertainment 2005 Show in New York City
? ?Best of Innovations award at the 2005 CES, Embedded Technologies category
? ?Most Promising New Technology and ?Most Exciting New Company from The Perfect Vision
? ?Best Buzz of CEDIA from Insight Media
? ?Best Product Overall from AVGuide Monthly
? Red Herrings ?Top 100 Innovators award
? Fred Kahns ?Silver Best of CES award

To learn more about Realta HQV processing go to .

About NEC Viewtechnology, Ltd.
NEC Viewtechnology, Ltd. is a member company of the NEC Group and dedicated manufacturer of projectors.

Corporate activities are based on the policy "Large screen solutions for our customers." NEC Viewtechnology has the broad line-up of projectors that can be used in various environments, at business presentation, at education, at advertising, at information display. Furthermore NEC Viewtechnology has developed products for digital cinema. NEC Viewtechnology constantly strives to create new technologies and new product development. NEC Viewtechnology's head office is in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

For more information about NEC Viewtechnology, please visit website at

About Silicon Optix Inc.
Silicon Optix Inc., a privately held fabless semiconductor company, is the leading supplier of advanced programmable video/image digital processing integrated circuits (ICs). The companys products are driving three unique technologies into a broad range of markets: a patented, powerful, array-based programmable DSP for digital video that can perform one trillion operations/second enabling real-time pixel-by-pixel processing of HDTV; industry-leading and Hollywood proven software algorithms from Teranex; and proprietary eWARP geometry processing. Silicon Optix's mission is to leverage these innovative technologies into ICs that will enable the next generation of digital video/image capture, transmission, distribution, editing, storage, and display solutions, with an initial focus on large-area digital displays including front and rear projection. Silicon Optix is headquartered in San Jose, California, with operations in Hanover, Germany; Orlando, Florida; Taipei, Taiwan; Shanghai, China; and Toronto, Canada.

For more information about Silicon Optix, please visit the companys website at


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Related Keywords:Silicon Optix, NEC, Teranex, HQV, Digital Cinema, NC2500S, projector, Realta, NEC Viewtechnology, Xantus, Hollywood Quality Video,

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