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HGTV Goes HD, Makes Teranex Video Processors Its Standard.



ORLANDO, Fla. -- Teranex, a division of Silicon Optix Silicon Optix Inc (2001) is a privately held fabless semiconductor company that manufactures video/image digital processing integrated circuits. Originally a division of Genesis Microchip, Silicon Optix was spun off in 2001 by Paul Russo, the CEO of Genesis Microchip at the time.  and the leader in providing high-performance video processing Video processing techniques are used in video codecs, video players and other devices. For example—commonly only design and video processing is different in TV sets of different manufactures.  solutions to the broadcast and post-production market, announces that HGTV HGTV Home and Garden Television  will be broadcasting a high definition (HD) version of their very popular channel and has made Teranex video processors its standard.

"As far as I'm concerned, Teranex is the only choice for delivering the image quality we require. Powerful features such as Teranex's FlexView(TM) do the best job in the industry at taking 4:3 content and scaling it to a very natural 16:9 aspect ratio," said John Ajamie, senior vice president of broadcast operations and maintenance engineering for Scripps Networks.

"We also like the flexibility of Teranex's Video Computer, knowing that through a simple software upgrade, and without any additional system purchases, installation, or training time, we'll be able to take our HD content and convert it for other international markets," Ajamie, continued.

Teranex's VC-300 3RU Video Computer performs more than 15 trillion operations per second on a fully programmable platform that allows for rapid tuning of software algorithms. This supercomputer programmability not only ensures product flexibility, but also provides future-proof protection against changing standards and formats.

Recently, Silicon Optix and Teranex announced the Realta HQV HQV Hollywood Quality Video (processor) (R) video processing engine, a powerful and fully programmable single-chip video processor that brings Teranex's Video Computer platform to the home entertainment and professional large-area digital display markets. Realta is available in versions for both the consumer and professional markets and sets a new price-performance standard for the industry.

About Scripps Networks

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In addition, Scripps Networks is aggressively developing its emerging media platforms for broadband and video on demand. Scripps Networks' brands collectively are available in more than 110 countries on all seven continents. They also are distributed to 1,000 outlets on U.S. military bases and U.S. embassies around the world via the American Forces Radio and Television Service.

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