Press Release
Sunplus Announces 4th Generation HDTV/SDTV Dual-Channel Video Processor SPV8000 at 2006 International CES
LAS VEGAS, 2006 International CES, Jan 05, 2006 - Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd. ("Sunplus" or "the company") (TAIEX: 2401, LSE: SUPD), a world-leading consumer IC design company, today announced the availability of its 4th generation HDTV/SDTV video processor SPV8000 as the latest addition to its expanding TV product family DigiShow™ at 2006 international CES in Las Vegas. The SPV8000 is a single-chip dual-channel TV system solution targeting at the mainstream LCD and CRT-based TV. The SPV8000 enables TV manufacturers to deliver TVs of multiple price/performance levels within a single chassis. Sunplus showcased the SPV8000 HDTV/SDTV processor with its reference design in Sunplus' Venetian meeting suite.

The SPV8000 in Sunplus DigiShow™ TV product family is integrated with analog front end, 3D comb filter, dual 24-bit digital buses, dual processing paths, 32-bit CPU engine and a variety of codecs and storage media interfaces for multimedia application support. The SPV8000 offers differentiating features and benefits such as flexible PIP/POP support; integrated 3D comb video decoder for crisper & cleaner image; high-quality video & image processing via 3D motion-adaptive de-interlacing & 2D with super low angle interpolation; 32-bit RISC CPU & graphics OSD for smooth operation and a variety of rich multimedia and peripheral support including MP3, JPEG and MPEG-4 recording/playback as well as USB and IDE & SATA HDD.

"The SPV8000 differs from the other TV processor solutions by providing Industry's first unique blend of richest multimedia application support and two channels of best-in-class TV video processing for flexible PIP & POP support," said Mr. Ho-Jung Ou, the President of Home Entertainment BU in Sunplus. "Our SPV8000 enables the manufacturers to provide fast time-to-market HDTV with high definition image quality and significantly reduced BOM cost. Consumers will have a whole new level of entertaining experiences with the SPV8000-based TV to enjoy high-quality video as well as digital multimedia contents by connecting devices like MP3 player, portable media player, USB devices, etc."

The SPV8000 video processor samples & reference design kit are available now. Volume production is scheduled in March 2006.

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