Snell & Wilcox launches Quasar HDTV upconverter

May 19, 2006

The new Quasar HD upconverter platform uses motion estimation techniques based on the Snell & Wilcox Ph.C technology to produce clear and sharp high-definition HD outputs from a variety of standard-definition inputs.

Developed from the ground up, Quasar combines three Snell & Wilcox technologies in a single compact, 1RU package. These include Ph.C motion estimation, premium HD upconversion, and Prefix compression pre-processing for noise reduction and dropout filtering.

At the heart of Quasar is motion estimation technology.

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