SILICON OPTIX HQV TECHNOLOGY IS THE WINNING ADVANTAGE

Silicon Optix recognizes its award winning customers

San Jose, CA -(April 2008) -Silicon Optix, the leader in advanced video processors, is pleased to recognize its customers who received awards for their HQV powered products over the past several months.


"In crowded, competitive market, it's becoming increasingly difficult to separate from the pack. The processing capabilities of HQV give our customers the winning edge over their competitors," said Jim Mannos, President and CEO of Silicon Optix. "The detail and lifelike imagery delivered by a product powered by HQV is second to none."

Recent HQV AWARDS:
Home Entertainment Magazine's Ten Best 2008
Mitsubishi HC5000 Projector

PC Magazine Editor's Choice 2008
Samsung BD -UP5000 Combo HD Player

Sound and Vision Magazine Editor's Choice Awards 2007
ONKYO TX -SR875 AV Receiver and Toshiba HD -XA2 HD DVD Player

Ultimate AV Magazine's Products of the Year 2007
ONKYO TX -SR875 AV Receiver

Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity Best of 2007
ONKYO DTC -9.8 Surround Sound Processor

Silicon Optix's Emmy® award winning HQV processing delivers the sharpest and most detailed HD images possible by utilizing features such as true 1080i -to -1080p HD deinterlacing, and a sophisticated multidirectional diagonal filter that ensures video free from jagged edges. HQV also does an incredible job of making SD material approach HD quality by employing advanced scaling, per -pixel detail enhancement, and noise reduction technology that removes noise and artifacts caused by compression.
For more information on HQV processing, please go to http://www.HQV.com.


About Silicon Optix
Silicon Optix is a leader in high -performance video processing and unique and proprietary geometry processing IC solutions delivering Hollywood Quality Video (HQV). Silicon Optix ICs can be found in top -tier consumer -electronics products such as high -resolution displays, premium DVD players, ultra -thin RPTVs, and front projectors. Teranex, a division of Silicon Optix, is a leader in programmable video processing systems -level solutions for the professional broadcast and postproduction markets. Silicon Optix is headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices around the world. For more information, visit www.siliconoptix.com, www.teranex.com, and www.hqv.com.



Realta® and HQV® are registered trademarks of Silicon Optix. Emmy® is a registered trademark of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS/NATAS). Other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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