QuickLogic Expands Performance and Functionality in 2nd Generation Visual Enhancement Engine (VEE)

SUNNYVALE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—March 25, 2009— Demonstrating its continued commitment to the mobile market, QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ:QUIK) today announced the 2nd generation of its popular VEE Proven System Block (PSB), providing a greatly improved consumer viewing experience even while extending the battery life of mobile devices. Improvements include performance enhancements that increase the supported display resolutions of the first generation of the VEE PSB from Wide SVGA (1024x600) to Wide XGA (1366x768).

QuickLogic’s VEE PSB is based on the proven iridix® core licensed from Apical Limited. VEE improves the user’s visual experience by adaptively processing each video frame on a pixel-by-pixel basis. VEE also adapts to the effects of ambient lighting on display viewability, giving developers a superior solution to simply boosting display backlight intensity levels for daylight viewing. The result is a dramatic savings in power, with a corresponding battery life extension.

“Displays are no longer just viewed temporarily for navigation and dialing,” said Brian Faith, QuickLogic’s vice president of worldwide marketing. “Consumers use their handheld devices continuously for web browsing, video, photo sharing and mobile television. The image enhancement and power savings that VEE enables, particularly with larger, higher resolution displays being used in MCDs and Netbooks, are critical to realizing the promise of a truly mobile Internet experience.”

The 2nd generation VEE PSB (v2.0) will support display resolutions up to wide XGA (1366x768) as well as several additional features that ease design of next-generation display subsystems, including built-in color space conversion, dithering, gamma correction, and sharpening. At the same time, VEE v2.0 achieves a lower power benchmark than v1.0 in terms of microWatts/MHz.

Availability

The 2nd generation VEE PSB will be available as a hard logic implementation in future ArcticLink® II VX solution platforms scheduled for availability in August of 2009.

About QuickLogic

QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ:QUIK) is the inventor and pioneer of innovative, customizable semiconductor solutions for mobile and portable electronics OEMs and ODMs. These silicon plus software solutions are called Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs). CSSPs enable our customers to bring their products to market more quickly and remain in the market longer, with the low power, cost and size demanded by the mobile and portable electronics market. For more information about QuickLogic and CSSPs, visit www.quicklogic.com.

QuickLogic and ArcticLink are registered trademarks. The QuickLogic logo is a trademark of QuickLogic Corporation. All other brands or trademarks are the property of their respective holders and should be treated as such.

Code: QUIK-G



Contact:

QuickLogic Corporation
Andrea Vedanayagam, 408-990-4000
Director, Corporate Communications
Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article
CST: Webinar November 9, 2017

Aldec

Featured Video
Editorial
Peggy AycinenaWhat Would Joe Do?
by Peggy Aycinena
DVCon Europe 2017: Munich and So much more
More Editorial  
Jobs
Senior R&D Engineer...Timing Closure Specialist for EDA Careers at San Jose or Anywhere, CA
Senior Front-End RTL Design AE for EDA Careers at San Jose, CA
Technical Support Engineer EU/Germany/UK for EDA Careers at N/A, United Kingdom
Upcoming Events
25th IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI-SoC 2017) at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates - Oct 23 - 25, 2017
ARM TechCon 2017 at Santa Clara Convention Center Santa Clara CA - Oct 24 - 26, 2017
MIPI DevCon Bangalore 2017 at The Leela Palace Bengaluru India - Oct 27, 2017
MIPI DevCon Hsinchu City 2017 at Sheraton Hsinchu Hotel Taiwan - Oct 31, 2017
CST: Webinar series



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise