Established Video Innovator Targets High End Panels for the Chinese
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2014--
Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PXLW), an innovative provider of video display
processing technology, today announced that its PA168 MotionEngine™
video display processor has been selected to power Skyworth’s Ultra HD
4Kx2K Dual Core Android 3D Smart TVs. These new high-end flat panels
will deliver the very highest picture quality and an immersive TV
viewing experience for the Chinese market.
“Pixelworks is very pleased to work with Skyworth to lead the way in
delivering Ultra HD 4Kx2K TVs to the China market,” said Graham
Loveridge, SVP Strategic Marketing and Business Development of
Pixelworks. “The combination of unprecedentedly high resolution, price
point, and superior video display processing will quickly affirm
Skyworth’s leadership position in this all-important market.”
Pixelworks’ PA168 MotionEngine was designed from the ground up to
address the Ultra HD market and solves the most complex and persistent
problems associated with displaying video at high resolutions and
refresh rates. Pixelworks’ advanced video display solutions include
patented Motion Estimation and Motion Compensation (MEMC) technologies
and the industry’s only Halo-Free Frame Rate Conversion (FRC).
“Skyworth’s choice of Pixelworks’ video display processor enables
unparalleled video performance in our Ultra HD 55E780U Dual-Core Android
Smart TV at a very compelling price point,” said a Skyworth company
spokesperson. “We believe this industry-leading technology
differentiates our products, delivering greater value and quality to our
The PA168 MotionEngine contains a combination of industry-leading
technical capabilities, including Pixelworks’ 6th generation
Halo-Free FRC technology; an innovative cascading architecture that
allows platforms to be scaled for significantly higher resolutions and
refresh rates; proprietary n2m™ technology for smooth playback of
low-frame internet video content, support for major 3D formats; and
real-time 2D to 3D conversion.
For additional information on new products, as well as product demos,
please contact your local Pixelworks office (http://www.pixelworks.com/locations.php)
to obtain an invitation.
About Pixelworks, Inc.
Pixelworks creates, develops and markets video display processing
technology for digital video applications that demand the very highest
quality images. At design centers around the world, Pixelworks engineers
constantly push video performance to keep manufacturers of consumer
electronics and professional displays worldwide on the leading edge. The
company is headquartered in San Jose, CA.
For more information, please visit the company’s Web site at www.pixelworks.com.
Note: Pixelworks, the Pixelworks logo and MotionEngine are all
registered trademarks of Pixelworks, Inc.
Skyworth Digital Holdings Ltd. (HKEX stock code:0751) established in
1988. It is the leading PRC TV manufacturer based in Shenzhen, with a
mission to be the No. 1 Display Technology in the PRC. Skyworth is
specialized in TV production with a focus on high-end digital products,
including LCD TV, HD CRT TV, slim CRT TV, Plasma TV, digital set-top
box, mobile phones, car electronics, security monitors and small size
LCD modules. In 2006/07, Skyworth’s total sales volume of TV and group
turnover reached 8.6 million units and HK$12.6 billion, respectively.
According to the survey conducted by Gfk Asia Pte. Ltd. in 2006,
Skyworth ranked No. 1 among national and foreign brands in terms of
sales amount in 100 major cities in the PRC. In December 2003 Skyworth
firstly launched the self-developed V12 digital engine for high
definition TV in China. In 2004-2005, 6 basic colors technology has been
widely applied to Skyworth’s TV. In May 2006, the Group introduced the
recordable LCD TV, 3G-USB LCD TV, auto-adjustable LCD backlight
technology in September 2006 and the stabilizing technology to improve
the response time of motion pictures and CooCaa TV in the first and
third quarter of 2007, respectively. Being the first PRC TV manufacturer
explored the overseas market in 1993, Skyworth’s quality OEM products
have been recognized by international brands. Overseas markets
contributed 9.7% in total turnover in 2006/07. Skyworth's R&D is led by
experienced electronics engineers and it cooperates with well-known
suppliers: Real Media Networks, Trident, Pixelworks, Texas Instruments,
LG, Fujitsu and Epson in application software, industrial design and
plant management. Skyworth's Science Industrial Park with a total area
of over 640,000 square meters, located in Shiyan, Shenzhen, has
commenced production of flat-panel TV and high-end electronics products
in October 2006. Meanwhile, the new regional production plant at Ruyi
district of Huhhot, Inner Mongolia has also started operation. The two
new plants give Skyworth additional production capacity of totally 4
million units. Skyworth was listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong
Limited (0751) in April 2000. Please visit http://www.skyworth.com
for more information.
Source: Pixelworks, Inc.
Brett L Perry,