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New Tvia multimedia display processor supports Linux

May 30, 2002 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

Santa Clara, CA — (press release excerpt) — Tvia, Inc. announced today that it is introducing and demonstrating its newest product, the CyberPro 5600 at Computex Taipei 2002. Optimized for use with LCD displays, the CyberPro5600 blends up to three sources of video from terrestrial broadcast, narrow band telephone lines, cable, satellite and Ethernet and delivers high quality, interactive picture and… audio.

With a 24-bit digital RGB port, The CyberPro5600 offers LCD-specific features designed to allow any type of source to be blended and displayed with exceptional quality. With 5 fields of motion detection, noise reduction, mode detection, global frame motion indication and diagonal edge enhancement, the CyberPro5600 de-interlace processor can enable superior quality alpha blending, picture-in-picture and multiple picture capabilities. In addition, the advanced scaler features including a 12-bit programmable scaler, horizontal and vertical processing, interlace and progressive scan support and independent control register, allow images to be enlarged or reduced without loss of image quality.

CyberPro5600 supports a suite of proven operating system (OS) and real time operating system (RTOS) software including Embedded Windows XP, Windows CE, VxWorks, Linux, QNX, Microware OS9, and Itron.

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