MANHASSET, N.Y. Image processing semiconductor supplier Genesis Microchip Inc. and audio IC supplier Cirrus Logic Inc. have jointly developed a reference design for High Definition mainstream audio/video receivers (HD-AVR).
According to Genesis (Alviso, Calif.) and Cirrus (Austin, Texas), the reference design enables the audiovisual receiver to become a home entertainment hub. The design allows extensive video processing capabilities, including up conversion of high-definition digital video from any input signal.
The design also provides an on-screen graphical user interface and allows the use of a single cable from the audiovisual receiver to the display device.
With this platform, AVR manufacturers can leverage Faroudja's video processing capabilities and can choose from Genesis Microchip's suite of video processing controllers including the FLI8125, FLI8532, and FLI8668. These solutions feature tiered levels of Faroudja video processing algorithms, including per pixel 3:2 pull-down and DCDi deinterlacing, advanced TrueLife edge enhancement, adaptive 3D decoding, full 10-bit signal path, flexible video switching, advanced scaling and format conversion technologies.
Cirrus Logic's 32-bit dual-core audio DSP, the CS49500, delivers up to 1.44 giga operations per second and offers a complete set of audio algorithms, including Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, Dolby Virtual Speaker, Dolby Headphone, DTS ES96/24, DTS Neo:6, THX Ultra2 and SRS technologies.
Cirrus Logic's CS42448 surround-sound codecs and CS8416 S/PDIF IC complete the reference design.
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