Pixelworks at a Glance
Pixelworks designs, develops and markets visual display processing semiconductors, intellectual property cores, software and custom ASIC solutions for high-quality energy efficient video applications. In addition, we offer a suite of solutions for advanced media processing as well as the efficient delivery and streaming of video. We enable worldwide manufacturers to offer leading-edge consumer electronics and professional display products, as well as video delivery and streaming solutions for content service providers. Our core visual display processing technology intelligently processes digital images and video from a variety of sources and optimizes the content for a superior viewing experience. Pixelworks’ video coding technology reduces storage requirements, significantly reduces bandwidth constraint issues and converts content between multiple formats to enable seamless delivery of video, including over-the-air (OTA) streaming, while also maintaining end-to-end content security. Pixelworks’ technology can be applied to a wide range of devices, and our primary target markets include digital projection systems, tablets, smartphones, and OTA streaming devices.
As of December 31, 2017, Pixelworks held an intellectual property portfolio of 536 patents related to the visual display of digital image data. We focus our research and development efforts on developing video algorithms that improve quality, and architectures that reduce system power, cost, bandwidth and increase overall system performance and device functionality. We seek to expand our technology portfolio through internal development and co-development with business partners, and we continually evaluate acquisition opportunities and other ways to leverage our technology into other high-value markets.
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