TDVision Systems and Cyberlink Announce Full HD Stereoscopic Video Decoding Solution Compatible With Nvidia 3D Vision™
IRVINE, Calif. (Dec. 30, 2009)– TDVision Systems Inc. and CyberLink will showcase their full HD 3D solutions at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. CyberLink’s PowerDVD video player software, integrated with TDVision’s 2D+Delta decoding technology, delivers full HD 3D video decoding capabilities. TDVision is the world’s leading innovator in Full HD 3D (1920×1080 per-view) video encoding and decoding sector and was recently honored as the 3D Innovator of the Year by IMS research.
“With 3D technology gaining huge attention in movie industry, we are set to embark on the next wave in digital home entertainment,” said Alice H. Chang, chief executive officer of CyberLink. “TDVision is known for its innovations in the 3D technology space. We are able to leverage those innovations in our video playback software, PowerDVD, to deliver a unique 3D experience that all consumers can enjoy at home.”
The 2D+Delta Format, invented and patented by TDVision Systems, makes use of redundancies between the left and right stereoscopic views. This is accomplished by encoding a full resolution 2D view and only the Delta Difference information between the left and the right views. This difference is stored into the video stream in a format that updated decoders and 3D displays can play out in any 3D format at the highest quality possible while legacy 2D televisions and decoders play the stream in 2D, making the system fully backward compatible and display agnostic.
The 2D+Delta format is also known as TDVCodec and is a key part of the “Multiview Video Coding” (MVC) codec (ISO-MPEG-14496-10:2008, Amendment 1), an extension to the ITU-T H.264 Advanced Video Coding (AVC) recently adopted by the Blu-ray Disc Association as the “Blu-ray 3DTM” specification.
TDVision is also partnering with NVIDIA to provide a premium 3D experience in households around the world.
“2010 is the year of 3D, and NVIDIA is leading the industry to enable a high quality, PC 3D platform for the home that lets users enjoy a variety of 3D content,” said Phil Eisler, general manager of 3D Vision at NVIDIA. “Our NVIDIA 3D Vision active shutter glasses offer full resolution, 1080p 3D, and coupled with the CyberLink PowerDVD and TDVision`s TDVCodec, achieves a premium viewing experience with Blu-ray, IPTV, and user generated content.”
The latest achievements of major players in the stereoscopic ecosystem, makes possible massive adoption of 3D to the home at the highest quality available.
“The industry has developed the necessary elements including the content, players and the displays to support full HD per eye resolutions. Our TDVCodec is the bridge that will deliver this content to the home in an optimized format,” said Manuel Gutierrez Novelo, CEO and Founder of TDVision Systems, Inc. “In addition, we are proud to announce that TDVision was recently chosen by an independent consultant in Europe for the UK Broadcast system as the optimal way to deliver stereoscopic 3D to the home via ATSC, Cable, Satellite, Download and IPTV.”
This year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will showcase full HD 3D encoding and display.
“Other 3D distribution formats that are half resolution (also known as frame compatible) are doomed” said Ethan Schur, TDVision CMO and 3D@Home ST3 Chair.
About Cyberlink:CyberLink Corp is the leader and pioneer in enabling digital multimedia on PCs and CEs through the use of video editing software, DVD player software, and other multimedia solutions. Backed by a group of high-caliber software engineers, CyberLink owns its core codec and a number of patented technologies. CyberLink has built a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, interoperable, and fast time-to-market solutions that keep our OEM partners on the leading edge. Our business partners include leaders in the PC industry: drive manufacturers, graphics-card makers, and top-5 desktop and notebook brands. Today, CyberLink’s software solutions include: complete applications for Blu-ray Discs, digital home entertainment, TV-on-PC and human resource development. With customers spanning from multi-national corporations to small/medium-sized businesses, and from power users to home users, CyberLink has enjoyed rapid and consistent growth leading to a record breaking IPO in 2000 on the Taiwan Over The Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203). Currently, CyberLink is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW). CyberLink`s worldwide headquarters is located in Taipei. To keep up with market demands, CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, including Japan. For more information, please visit CyberLink`s website at http://www.cyberlink.com.
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TDVision Systems, Inc. is the owner of several 3D-related key patents now listed as part of different standard stereoscopic architectures like ISO, MPEG, AVC, and MVC. TDVision`s technology allows the acquisition, encoding, deployment, decoding and visualization of stereoscopic 3D HD video streams and computer-generated content within the 3D ecosystem. TDVision`s solutions are based on firmware and software changes to enable true 3D HD on current infrastructures. The solutions are ubiquitous; display agnostic, fully compatible and even allows 2D legacy compatibility with existing infrastructures.
The TDVision system is display agnostic, meaning it can be displayed on any existing stereoscopic 3D display including Full HD Dual Input, Frame Sequential, Line interleaved and Checkerboard without any additional hardware or changes on the display side. This can be done at the best native resolution and without any detriment in quality allowing users complete freedom in selecting any existing 3D or 2D display system.
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