Aurora Systems Secures a Design Win for Hyundai ImageQuest's 15'' Flat-Panel Monitor.Business & High-Tech Editors
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 4, 2000
Aurora's Image Processor Was Selected for Scalar Quality,
Price Performance and Technical Support
Aurora Systems, Inc. announced today that its ASI ASI,
n See Anxiety Sensitivity Index. 320 digital image processor chip was selected by Hyundai ImageQuest Company, Ltd., as the integrated display controller for their new 15-inch flat panel monitor See flat panel display. , the ImageFlat L50A.
Hyundai ImageQuest (www.hyundaiQ.com), formerly known as the Hyundai Electronics Corporation, is a Korean-based international manufacturer known for its high quality CRT (1) (C RunTime) See runtime library.
(2) (Cathode Ray Tube) A vacuum tube used as a display screen in a computer monitor or TV. The viewing end of the tube is coated with phosphors, which emit light when struck by electrons. and LCD monitors. Aurora Systems (www.aurora-sys.com) is an international leader in the design and marketing of high-performance LCD display controllers and microLCD chipsets. Since its founding in 1997, Aurora Systems has been building a reputation for providing superior engineering and technical support to its OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and partners, enabling them to reach the marketplace more quickly.
Aurora System's ASI 320 digital processor is a fully programmable up and down scalar supporting up to SXGA (Super XGA) A screen resolution of 1280x1024 pixels. SXGA is commonly used on standard monitors, but provides a 1.25:1 aspect ratio, compared to the more common 1.33:1 (4:3) ratio. SXGA+ has a 1400x1050 resolution, which is an exact 1.33:1 ratio. See PC display modes. + resolution, with advanced design features that include analog, digital and video input ports, a frame rate converter and frame interlock engine, a Genlock generator, integrated on-screen display, an advanced video processor, an integrated video de-interlacer, DVI (1) (Digital Video Interactive) An earlier compression technique that provided up to 72 minutes of full-screen video on a CD-ROM. Acquired by Intel in 1988 from RCA's Sarnoff Research labs, Princeton, NJ, DVI never caught on. support and embedded system features support.
The 15-inch ImageFlat L50A by Hyundai ImageQuest, which uses Aurora System's ASI 320 as its digital processor, is an active-matrix TFT (Thin Film Transistor) The term typically refers to active matrix screens on laptop computers. Active matrix LCD provides a sharper screen display and broader viewing angle than does passive matrix. See LCD and thin film.
TFT - Thin Film transistor monitor with XGA (EXtended Graphics Array) A screen resolution of 1,024x768 pixels. The term stems from IBM's XGA display standard introduced in 1990, which extended VGA to 132-column text and interlaced 1,024x768x256 resolution. XGA-2 later added non-interlaced 1,024x768x64K. resolution, and offers all the advantages -- crisp image, low-energy, and light weight -- of a high-quality flat panel PC monitor. The ImageFlat L50A currently is being marketed worldwide.
"Hyundai ImageQuest chose us over competitors because they felt the ASI 320 offered a higher quality of design and scalar capability than other image processors," said Dr. Mou Hsin Yang, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. and President of Aurora Systems. "Hyundai also liked our cost-effective solution, which included very good technical support. We went into their factory and provided engineering support to help them get the ImageFlat into production."
Young Kab Byun, the senior manager for Hyundai ImageQuest, stated, "Aurora Systems has provided us with a complete systems solution with the ASI 320, making it possible for us to offer our customers a superior product in a timely fashion."
For more information about Aurora's win design for the Hyundai ImageQuest, contact Norman Chan, Senior Director of Worldwide Sales, at (408) 432-7971.
About Aurora Systems
Since its founding in 1997 by a team of experienced engineering and business professionals, Aurora has achieved recognition as a leader in providing price-performance quality LCD display controllers and microLCD digital image processors for projection applications. More than 24 patents have been granted or are pending approval. Aurora's mission is to develop and bring new products to the LCD display market within a rapid time frame, enabling the industry to lower the price point of LCDs and microLCD display units until they are affordable by every home and business.