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Denon Selects Realta HQV Video Processing Chip for its Flagship DVD Player

World preview at London Hi-fi Show Nov 5

San Jose, Calif. (Nov 5, 2004) – Silicon Optix’s Realta’ chip with Hollywood Quality Video (HQV’) technology has been selected by Denon for its new DVD-A1XV DVD player. (DVD-5910 in the USA)

“For our flagship DVD player we needed the industry’s flagship video processor. Once we did side-by-side comparisons, we quickly realised that there really was no other solution that could match the incredible picture quality that the Realta HQV chip delivers,” commented Roger Batchelor, Product Manager of Denon UK.

The award-winning Realta chip originates from Teranex’s $60,000 broadcast and post-production platforms. Teranex’s software algorithms run on Realta’s fully-programmable, trillion operations per second video processing engine to deliver a new standard in image quality, a standard Silicon Optix is calling ‘Hollywood Quality Video’, or HQV.

HQV represents the world’s highest quality de interlacing, pixel-based noise reduction, automatic per pixel film/video cadence detection and detail enhancement.

“No other technology enables a level of image quality that comes close to HQV, when converting standard DVD video and film to high definition, ” said Roger from Denon.

“With the introduction of the DVD-A1XV consumers can upgrade their home theater systems to experience true Hollywood Quality Video,” continued Roger. “The Denon DVD-A1XV, which is already seriously high-end in every respect, will feature the ‘HQV Powered by Teranex’ logo so that customers know that they are getting the world’s very best video processing, in the world’s best DVD Player.”

“The Realta HQV chip is the new leader in video processing. Big kudos to Denon for being the first manufacturer to bring this powerful Teranex-in-a-chip video processing to the home,” said Pete Putman of HDTVExpert.com

The Denon-A1XV DVD player will be available in the UK in the first quarter of 2005 and has an RRP of £2499.99 (TBC) US availability of the DVD-5910 should be in the same timeframe.

To learn more about Realta HQV go to www.hqv.com

About Denon:
From its beginning in the 1930s as a supplier of professional recording studio and broadcast equipment, Denon has become a world leader in the manufacture of the highest quality audio, audio/video, and software products. Denon is recognized internationally for innovative and groundbreaking products and has a long history of technical innovations, including the development and first commercialization of PCM digital audio. Additional information is available at www.usa.denon.com
OR www.denon.co.uk

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About Silicon Optix:
Silicon Optix Inc, a privately held fabless semiconductor company, is the leading supplier of advanced video/image digital processing integrated circuits (ICs). The company’s products are driving three unique technologies into a broad range of markets: a patented, powerful, array-based programmable DSP for digital video, industry-leading software algorithms from Teranex and proprietary eWARP’ geometry processing. Its 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 and Toronto, Canada. For more information about Silicon Optix, please visit the company’s Web site at www.siliconoptix.com.

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