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Products Featuring HQV Processing at CES 2006

San Jose, CA–(January 04, 2006)–Silicon Optix’s Realta HQV technology will be featured in several exhibits during the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 5–8, 2006.

Syntax: Olevia Signature Line of LCD displays in South Hall 2, Booth 25757
Syntax Groups Corporation, one of the fastest-growing suppliers of LCD TVs in North America, will introduce a new, premium-level family of Olevia LCD HDTVs, slated for availability in 2Q 2006.

Yamaha: DPX-1300 DLP Projector in Central Hall, Booth 9844
Yamaha’s DPX-1300 is the first front-projector that fully integrates the Silicon Optix HQV processor. Building on the impressive accomplishments of past Yamaha projectors, it delivers an extraordinarily high level of video performance. Available now, MSRP $12,495.95.

NEC: TheaterSync Video Processor in South Hall 2, Booth 25112
The NEC TheaterSync external video processor seamlessly connects to displays for outstanding video performance. TheaterSync offers a complete array of connectivity, including all SD, HD, and PC signals over standard analog, DVI, and HDMI inputs. Available now, MSRP $3,595.

Denon: DVD 5910 in South Hall 1, Booth 20401
Denon’s award-winning flagship DVD player, the DVD-5910, was the world’s first consumer product to be powered with the Realta with HQV quality with 10-bit processing for film, video, graphics, or mixed-mode content. Available now, MSRP $3,500.

The following companies will include Realta HQV–based products in their technology demonstrations:

• BenQ: South Hall 3, Booth 30759

• Texas Instruments: Central Hall, Booths 8602, 8604

• Cinetron 1080p LCOS projector: Wynn Hotel Silicon Optix Demo Suite

• Glotech: LCD/plasma video processing electronics: Wynn Hotel Silicon Optix Demo Suite

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

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It also uses the same video-processing power–one trillion operations per second–as the $60k Teranex Xantus platform, which is widely used in Hollywood’s postproduction and television broadcast markets. In addition to its flagship video processing, Realta delivers advanced image scaling by using the world’s 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 video engine has received numerous awards and accolades, including the “Best of Innovations” award for the Embedded Technologies category at the 2005 Consumer Electronics Show, “Most Promising New Technology” and “Most Exciting New Company” from The Perfect Vision, “Best Buzz of CEDIA” from Insight Media, AVGuide Monthly’s “Best Product Overall,” Red Herring’s “Top 100 Innovators” award, Fred Kahn’s “Silver Best of CES” award, “Best Picture of the Show” at the Home Entertainment 2005 Show from Tom Norton of, and, most recently, the “Five-Star DisplayMate Best Video Hardware” award from DisplayMate Technologies.

About Silicon Optix
Silicon Optix Inc., a privately held fabless semiconductor company, is the leading supplier of advanced programmable 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 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. 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; Shanghai, China; and Toronto, Canada. For more information about Silicon Optix, please visit the company’s website at

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