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RealVision Intros Studio on a Chip; Fully Integrated Video and Graphics Processors(November 14, 2001)
"Studio on a Chip ushers in the next phase of video and graphics processing through the integration of these two technologies into a single architecture," stated Dr. Naoshi Sugiyama, Founder, President and CEO of RealVision. "Video and film content are part of our lives, from watching the next major Hollywood blockbuster to viewing training videos produced by major corporations. Studio on a Chip will give producers access to more powerful and cost-effective video and film content creation equipment."
Based on a unique scalable architecture, Studio on a Chip processors give equipment manufacturers flexibility in designing right price/performance level of Non-linear Editor, Character Generator or Digital Video Effects equipment for the range of market segments. Equipment based on Studio on a Chip will become available in Q1/Q2 2002.
"Studio on a Chip is an outstanding piece of technology for the emerging HD and the current SD market segments," said Des Chaskelson, Research Director of SCRI International, the NYC-based broadcast and professional video research firm. "Equipment based on Studio on a Chip will raise the performance level and decrease the cost at the same time. It's a win for the industry and will enable generation of more HD content."
The flexible and fast AGP bus interface and advanced video and 3D processing built into Studio on a Chip will help power the first generation of "Studio Workstations"; PC OEM equipment incorporating video and graphics boards based on Studio on a Chip. Leading DCC and Video software packages based on OpenGL(R) and the new OpenML interface will run on these Studio Workstations giving video and film designers unparalleled flexibility in choice of equipment. Video and graphics boards based on Studio on a Chip will be available in Q1/Q2 2002.
"I am very impressed with the capabilities and potential of the Studio on a Chip for our film and video production and post-production business," said Clark Graff, President of GRANET Studios and GRAFF Network Services, a leading Hollywood production and post-production house. "This Studio on a Chip based solution is just the cruncher that we have been waiting for and will enable us to create more challenging visual effects for the next video and film production."
Key Features of Studio on a Chip
The Studio on a Chip processors are sampling now. Equipment and PC OEM systems based on Studio on a Chip technology will be available in Q1/Q2 2002.
For more information, visit www.rvu-inc.com.
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