Tvia's LCD-TV Reference Design and TrueView(TM) 5600 Digital Display Processor Now Shipping in MiTAC LCD-TV's Worldwide
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Tvia's LCD-TV Reference Design and TrueView(TM) 5600 Digital Display Processor Now Shipping in MiTAC LCD-TV's Worldwide

Tvia's turnkey LCD-TV Reference Design based on Tvia's TrueView(TM) 5600 digital TV display processor is now in shipping in MiTAC 32" LCD-TV's worldwide.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tvia, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVIA), a leading provider of multimedia digital display processors for advanced TV, emerging digital display and consumer electronics markets, announces MiTAC has selected the Tvia LCD-TV Reference Design and the Tvia TrueView 5600 chipsets. They are now shipping with Tvia processors in their LCD-TVs for both the European and North American markets. MiTAC, a publicly listed company in Taiwan, is one of Taiwan's leading manufacturers and ranked as the 7th fastest growing company in Taiwan.

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"MiTAC chose Tvia's reference design and TrueView 5600 for our new 32" LCD-TV. We needed to get to market quickly and Tvia guaranteed that by using their turnkey Tvia LCD-TV reference design with TrueView 5600 digital display chip, that we could get to mass production within 45 days," said Jason Hsu, Manager, Product Marketing Center, MiTAC. "Tvia delivered on that promise. The Tvia TV Design Center in ShenZhen China, together with our engineering team delivered in less then 45 days a complete solution ready for mass production, all at no cost to MiTAC," said Mr. Hsu. "The outstanding image quality and flexibility of the TrueView 5600, combined with the Tvia turnkey LCD-TV design were the perfect choice for MiTAC. We were overwhelmed by the engineering support we received from Tvia's TV Design center making sure we made it to mass production on time, and with a world class product. Though Tvia has recently won many design wins with well-known LCD TV brands, we were treated as though MiTAC was the most important customer to Tvia. That type of support and service is rare in this day and age," said Mr. Hsu.

"We are very proud that MiTAC chose Tvia's LCD-TV reference design and TrueView 5600 digital display processor technology for their 32" LCD-TV. MiTAC and Tvia worked hard together to complete a new 32" LCD-TV design on time and in less that 45 days," said Eli Porat, CEO of Tvia, Inc. "In the LCD- TV market, it is no longer good enough to just have the best digital display processor, you must also provide the best support in the world allowing your customers to get to market quickly", said Mr. Porat.

About Tvia: Tvia, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company which designs and develops an extensive line of flexible, high-quality digital display processors creating next-generation digital LCD, HD, SD, and progressive-scan TVs, as well as other multimedia related devices. Tvia provides customers with the foundation for building the most cost-effective display solutions on the market. Tvia's processors enhance viewer experience through the simultaneous presentation of multiple, independent media streams, and high resolution graphics on one or more displays. More information about Tvia is available at

About MiTAC: MiTAC International Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, trade, maintenance, and leasing of computers and related software and hardware. The company operates in three divisions: Personal Computer Products, Server Products, and Mobile Communications Product divisions. The Personal Computer Product division offers desktop computers and digital home products, such as liquid crystal displays, digital video disk, personal video recording, and chip sets. The Server Product division provides workstations, servers, and storage equipment. The Mobile Communications Product division offers handheld computers, such as products with wireless communications and multimedia capabilities; handheld global positioning system devices; smart phones; and wireless networking cards; as well as technical support and services. The company operates primarily in Taiwan, China, Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Belgium. MiTAC International was established in 1982 and is based in Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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