AITech Delivers the Ultimate Solution for 3D Gaming on TV with Voodoo2 From 3dfx Interactive; Pro3D@TV for Voodoo2 Reference Design Kit Available for $499.FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 15, 1998--AITech International, the world leader in scan conversion and desktop video technology, today announced the Pro3D@TV for Voodoo2 reference design kit.
By combining the superb video quality of AITech's AIT1168 Video Signal Processor (VSPro(R)) and the capabilities of 3dfx Interactive's Voodoo2(TM) 3D accelerator, the Pro3D@TV for Voodoo2(TM) design kit delivers the ultimate solution for playing 3D games on a TV set. The single chip, crystal-controlled AIT1168 generates clear, stable analog NTSC (National TV Standards Committee) The committee that developed the television standards for the U.S, which are also used in Canada, Japan, South Korea and several Central and South American countries. Both the committee and the standard are called "NTSC. and PAL TV video from the non-interlaced, analog RGB (Red Green Blue) The computer's native color space, which is the color system for capturing and displaying images. RGB was derived from our own perception of color because human eyes are sensitive to red, green and blue (see trichromaticity). signals of VGA (Video Graphics Array) The display standard for the PC. All PC display adapters support VGA, and Windows machines boot up in "VGA mode" before switching to higher resolutions. controllers. The controller integrates hardware scaling to provide TV-size underscan display of 640x480 and 800x600 computer graphics and video.
The Pro3D@TV for Voodoo2(TM) solution is targeted at markets that require a TV-out feature in 3D gaming applications to deliver high- quality display and full-underscan features of 640x480 and 800x600 in both NTSC and PAL TV standards.
"Working closely with 3dfx Interactive, AITech designed this solution to provide customers with maximum 3D acceleration on TV," stated Nishan Urkumyan, director of marketing with AITech's Microelectronics division.
"We are happy to be working with AITech to provide television-output capabilities for Voodoo2 products," said Tony Tamasi, Sr. Product Manager for 3Dfx Interactive, Inc. "AITech is a leader in delivering high-quality solutions for entertainment applications. The Pro3D@TV for Voodoo2(TM) development kit enables our customers to build superior add-in-cards for the 3D gaming market."
Reference design kits are available now from AITech for $499. Each kit includes a Pro3D@TV for Voodoo2(TM) add-in-card, users manual, application notes, ORCAD schematic files, Gerber and job files.
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Current 3Dfx Interactive products include the Voodoo family of accelerator chipsets, Voodoo2, Voodoo Graphics(TM) and Voodoo Rush(TM). Further information can be found on the company web site at http://www.3dfx.com
AITech International is the world leader in PC/TV video scan conversion technology. Its patented VSPro(R) technology converts VGA signal to NTSC and PAL standards for image/video processing, interactive TV, and other applications. AITech's chip and system products are among the most advanced and reliable in the industry. For more information, please contact Nishan Urkumyan at AITech International, 47971 Fremont Boulevard, Fremont, CA, 94538. Phone 510/226-8960; Fax 510/226-8996; Internet: www.aitech.com
Note To Editors: VSPro is a registered trademark of AITech International. 3Dfx and Voodoo2 are trademarks of 3Dfx Interactive.
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CONTACT: AITech International
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