Printer Friendly

CREATIVE TVCODER FOR VIDEO BLASTER OFFERS COST-EFFECTIVE VIDEO OUTPUT

 SINGAPORE, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Technology Ltd, the leading provider of multimedia peripherals for the PC platform and parent company of Creative Labs, has begun shipping Creative TVCoder, a VGA-to-Video signal encoder system for low-cost video output.
 Creative TVCoder is specifically designed to complement Creative's best-selling Video Blaster series of video capture and overlay cards, including Creative's most recent offering, Video Blaster FS200. Creative TVCoder and Video Blaster FS200, coupled with the multimedia presentation software bundled with Video Blaster (Microsoft's Video for Windows, Macromedia Action! and Mathematica Tempra), transform PCs into complete desktop video systems.
 Creative TVCoder enables the user to simultaneously display video images on a PC monitor and a television screen or record the images to VCR. Video Blaster FS200 allows users to watch movies on a PC monitor; overlay text, graphics and animation; and capture video clips. This complete desktop video system is ideal for creating multimedia presentations, demos, tutorials, and home movies.
 Creative TVCoder supports NTSC, PAL and S-Video encoding on one card. It also supports standard VGA displays up to SVGA at 640X480 resolution with 256 colors. Other features include a built-in flicker filter to improve the stability of the video display and a programmable RGB color look-up table which allows the user to do color enhancements and create special visual effects.
 "Desktop video technology has changed the way people express themselves in the powerful environment of multimedia," said Hock Leow, vice president of video product marketing for Creative Technology. "Creative TVCoder enhances Creative's diverse selection of video products for the mass marketplace by providing a cost- effective solution for video output."
 Creative TVCoder is available immediately at a suggested retail price is $199.95. The only requirement to output from the Creative TVCoder is a single 8-bit slot on an IBM AT system.
 Creative Technology Ltd develops, manufactures and markets a family of sound and video multimedia products for IBM-compatible PCs. The company's Sound Blaster sound platform enables IBM- compatible PCs to produce high-quality audio for entertainment, educational, music and productivity applications, and has been accepted as the de facto industry standard sound platform for PC-based software.
 Creative Technology Ltd was incorporated in 1983 and is based in Singapore. Creative Labs, Inc., the company's primary U.S. subsidiary, is located in Milpitas, Calif. Creative Technology Ltd also has other subsidiaries in the U.S., U.K., Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and China. The company's stock is traded on the NASDAQ National Market System under the symbol CREAf.
 NOTE: Creative TVCoder, Sound Blaster and Video Blaster are trademarks of Creative Technology Ltd. All other products mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective owners and are hereby recognized as such.
 -0- 11/15/93
 /CONTACT: Steffanee White of Creative Labs, 408-428-6600; or Michele Janin of Cunningham Communication, 408-982-0400/
 (CREAf)


CO: Creative Technology Ltd.; Creative Labs ST: California IN: CPR SU: PDT

TM -- SJ021 -- 4150 11/15/93 07:34 EST
COPYRIGHT 1993 PR Newswire Association LLC
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1993 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:PR Newswire
Date:Nov 15, 1993
Words:483
Previous Article:CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCES VIDEO BLASTER FS200; NEXT GENERATION VIDEO SOLUTION OFFERS ADVANCED FEATURES
Next Article:TOYOTA TO REBADGE GM CARS; LANDMARK DEAL SET FOR SIGNING
Topics:

Terms of use | Copyright © 2016 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters