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ViewSonic's New LCD TV Family for Europe

Trident Microsystems, Inc. announced that ViewSonic Corp. is using Trident's SVP EX ten-bit video processor that features the Digital Cinema Reality Engine (DCRe) to power its N3260W, N3760W, and N4060W LCD TVs for the European market. The models are now in mass production.

The SVP EX family features Trident's Digital Cinema Reality Engine, DCRe. DCRe video processing delivers optimal video fidelity to offer consumers compelling, cinema-like video images. DCRe includes:
- Triple, ten-bit ADC to dramatically reduce visible video signal conversion artifacts.
- Ten-bit, 3D color decoder to eliminate annoying "false color" artifacts and improve overall contrast.
- Ten-bit, dual-channel, 1080i motion-adaptive de-interlacer to provide cinema-like motion video quality from any type of video source material.
- Ten-bit, dual-channel scaler to ensure crisp images regardless of the display resolution.
- Ten-bit, dual-channel color processor with blue-stretch, green-stretch, skin-color correction, as well as white-balance control to offer vivid, bright colors previously available only in the most sophisticated internally-developed designs of consumer electronics OEMs.
- Ten-bit display interface to support today's most advanced flat displays.
- Advanced content-adaptive 3D noise reduction to dramatically decrease the popping and crackling that is especially prevalent on today's LCD TVs.
- Enhanced horizontal and vertical controls that set a new level in sharpness for advanced TVs.
- Programmable LCD overdrive to eliminate the blurring of fast-moving objects that is common to many LCD displays.
- Integrated VBI slicer and V-chip/closed-caption/teletext accelerator to support worldwide TV data and messaging needs.
- Full-screen, 16-bit, bit-mapped OSD powered by a 2D-graphics accelerator to enable beautiful, intuitive, windows-based user interfaces that enhance the functionality of advanced TVs.



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