NEC-MITSUBISHI SELECTS GENESIS CHIP FOR TWO MONITORS.Genesis Microchip (Nasdaq:GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) The European term for a global satellite-based radio navigation system. See Galileo. ), San Jose, Calif., a leader in the advancement of display technologies, has announced that NEC-Mitsubishi Electric Visual Systems (NMVS) is utilizing the Genesis gm5020 LCD monitor controller chip in two branded monitors.
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NMVS selected the Genesis gm5020 LCD monitor controller chip to convert lesser input resolutions 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. and to take advantage of the chip's integrated analog-to-digital converter (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. ), which provides superior image quality.
"We've relied on Genesis chips in the past, so it's not much of a surprise that we're using them again in this prestigious monitor," said Mr. Hirotoshi Matsuda, NMVS's senior vice president. "The gm5020 provides many integrated functions, so the chip gives us tremendous value and helps to reduce our component costs -- everybody wins!"
Market research firm DisplaySearch reports NEC-Mitsubishi is the world's top supplier of LCD monitors, based on revenues in the third quarter of 2001.
The highly integrated gm5020 image processor offers numerous integration features -- including its popular ADC, a graphical onscreen on·screen or on-screen
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NEC-Mitsubishi Electric Visual Systems Corporation is a joint venture company established by NEC Corporation and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. The company began North American operations North American operation Surgical oncology Radical surgery of a 'frozen pelvis', consisting of radical en bloc resection of the uterus and urinary bladder. See 'Frozen pelvis.'. Cf 'All-American' and 'South American' operations. on July 1, 2000 (as NEC-Mitsubishi Electronics Display of America) and combines the desktop display monitor divisions of NEC Technologies and Cypress, California-based Mitsubishi Electronics America, Inc. For more information, visit http://www.necmitsubishi.com.
Genesis Microchip is a leading supplier of cost-effective integrated circuits and software solutions, enabling the convergence of Internet information and video. Flat-panel displays, digital televisions, digital CRTs and consumer video products all benefit from Genesis technology, which connects and formats any kind of source content to be displayed with the highest image quality on any type of display. "Genesis Display Perfection" components are used by all leading brand-name monitor vendors. Founded in 1987, Genesis has offices in Silicon Valley, California; Taipei, Taiwan; Toronto, Canada and Seoul, Korea.
For more information, visit http://www.genesis-microchip.com or call 905/763-4261.