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Genesis Microchip Announces Key TV Design Win for Its FLI5921 ''Oak'' Display Controller With Samsung.

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, Calif. -- Genesis(R) Microchip Inc. (Nasdaq:GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) The European term for a global satellite-based radio navigation system. See Galileo. ), a world leader in the development of image processing technologies for flat-panel monitors, TVs and other consumer display products, today announced that Samsung Electronics, a global leading consumer electronics manufacturer, has designed Genesis Microchip's highly integrated FLI FLI - Flash Lights Impressively. 5921 display controller into its new 23-inch, 27-inch, and 32-inch LCD TVs, as well as its new 42-inch Plasma television, available now in Europe.

"Samsung is clearly at the forefront of digital convergence in the flat-panel TV industry and we are very pleased to have been selected by such an innovative CE company to provide image processing technology for these new LCD and Plasma TV platforms," said Raphael Mehrbians, Genesis Microchip's senior vice president of Product Marketing.

The FLI5921 is a highly integrated, mixed-signal LCD controller for multi-function monitors and flat-panel TVs supporting resolutions 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.  including 1366x768. The controller features DCDi(R) by Faroudja video processing, which includes directional correlational deinterlacing, motion adaptive deinterlacing (MADi) and advanced film mode detection. In addition, the FLI5921 offers Active Color Management(TM) digital color enhancement, LCD response time compensation and frame rate conversion. The combination of these video and image processing features allows MFMs and flat-panel TVs to produce sharp, life-like, vibrant images.

The controller is highly integrated, offering multiple inputs (two analog, a 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.  and digital video port) as well as Picture-in-Picture capability. The FLI5921 also offers an embedded microcontroller, a versatile OSD (1) (On-Screen Display) An on-screen control panel for adjusting monitors and TVs. The OSD is used for contrast, brightness, horizontal and vertical positioning and other monitor adjustments.  engine, a low bandwidth ADC (1) See A/D converter.

(2) (Apple Display Connector) A peripheral connector from Apple that combines digital video display, USB and power in one cable.
 and dual LVDS (Low Voltage Differential Signaling) A transmission method for sending digital information. LVDS sends data over data high and data low lines rather than data and ground.  transmitters. This level of integration helps reduce manufacturers' system cost to enable the production of attractively-priced, HDTV-ready, multi-function monitors or LCD TVs without sacrificing features or functionality.

About Genesis Microchip

Genesis Microchip Inc. (Nasdaq:GNSS) is a leading provider of image processing systems enabling superior picture quality in flat-panel TVs and a variety of consumer and PC-display products. Featuring Genesis Display Perfection(R) technologies and Emmy award-winning Faroudja(R) video technologies, Genesis system-on-a-chip solutions are used worldwide by display manufacturers to produce visibly better images across a broad array of devices including flat-panel displays, digital TVs, projectors, A/V receivers and DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
 in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc

Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology.
 players/recorders. The Genesis technology portfolio features analog and mixed signal system-on-a-chip design, DCDi(R) by Faroudja deinterlacing, TrueLife(TM) video enhancement, IntelliComb(TM) video decoding and includes over 185 patents. Founded in 1987, Genesis supports its leading brand-name customers with offices in the U.S., Canada, India, Taiwan, South Korea, China, Japan and Singapore. For more information about Genesis Microchip Inc. or Genesis Display Perfection technologies, please visit

Note to Editors: Genesis, Genesis Display Perfection, Faroudja, DCDi by Faroudja, TrueLife and IntelliComb are trademarks or registered trademarks of Genesis Microchip Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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Date:Dec 13, 2005
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