Silicon Optix CEO Paul Russo to Keynote Projection Summit 2005

Silicon Optix`s CEO, Paul Russo, will deliver the keynote address during the fourth annual Projection Summit., to be held June 6 and 7, in the Las Vegas Hilton Pavilion. Russo`s keynote presentation will begin at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7.

San Jose, CA -(June 2, 2005) -Silicon Optix`s CEO, Paul Russo, will deliver the keynote address during the fourth annual Projection Summit, to be held June 6 and 7, in the Las Vegas Hilton Pavilion, just before InfoComm 2005, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Russo`s keynote presentation will begin at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7.

During his presentation, Russo will examine the display and consumer electronics landscape in 2015, and explain how current roadmaps will evolve to create that new world. He will review the major challenges to the projection industry and the emerging technologies that will drive change, focusing primarily on front - and rear - projection markets. How important is geometry processing? Can Microdisplay TVs follow the fabless model? How will LEDs enter the market? Where will the next manufacturing centers be?

"Paul has a proven track record of seeing where the industry is going and developing products and services that meet this need," noted conference co -organizer, Chris Chinnock. "That is why we are particularly interested to hear where he sees the industry trends heading."

The full agenda of the Projection Summit 2005 with a list of speakers, at:

About the 2005 Projection Summit
Business, marketing, and technology leaders from all levels of the big screen display value chain will be gathering again this year for the fourth annual Projection Summit Conference. The Summit provides a unique opportunity for ProAV channel companies to meet with top market researchers as well as projection, LCD and Plasma system branders, integrators and component suppliers. The executive -level conference provides a unique opportunity to hear from and engage with the industry's movers and shakers. The stimulating sessions and discussion will focus on key industry trends and issues - matters that will affect business decisions at all levels of the industry.

Insight Media ( and McLaughlin Consulting Group ( will once again manage the 2005 Projection Summit (PS05) in conjunction with Infocomm 05 at Las Vegas Convention Center.

About Silicon Optix
Silicon Optix Inc., a privately held fabless semiconductor company, is the leading supplier of advanced programmable video/image digital processing integrated circuits (ICs). The company's products are driving three unique technologies into a broad range of markets: a patented, powerful, array -based programmable DSP for digital video that can perform one trillion operations/second enabling real -time pixel -by -pixel processing of HDTV; industry -leading and Hollywood proven software algorithms from Teranex; and proprietary eWARP™ geometry processing. Silicon Optix`s mission is to leverage these innovative technologies into ICs that will enable the next generation of digital video/image capture, transmission, distribution, editing, storage, and display solutions, with an initial focus on large -area digital displays including front and rear projection. Silicon Optix is headquartered in San Jose, California, with operations in Hanover, Germany; Orlando, Florida; Taipei, Taiwan; Shanghai, China; and Toronto, Canada. For more information about Silicon Optix, please visit the company's website at


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