LG Electronics to use Genesis Microchip controller

LG Electronics has designed Genesis Microchip's recently launched Cortez Advanced video controller into LG’s 42in and 50in plasma screens (models 42PC1R, 42PC3R, 50PC1R, 42PB2R and 50PB2R).

The Cortez Advanced supports high-demand dual applications. Features include 1080p and WUXGA LCD/PDP/DLP panel support, true 10-bit performance throughout the entire device, two 3-D 10-bit IntelliComb video decoders and two channels of DCDi by Faroudja video processing to support picture-in-picture and picture-by-picture.

The controller also integrates a Faroudja DCDi Cinema video format converter upgraded to 10-bits, Blue Stretch and flesh-tone correction and flexible 10-bit sharpening algorithms.

For more information, visit www.gnss.com.

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