ATI Delivers HDTV Reception Technology to LG Innotek
THEATER™ 313 chosen for next generation digital tuner products
MARKHAM, Ontario – ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY, NASDAQ:ATYT)
announced today that LG Innotek, Korea’s leading electronics
component provider, will include THEATER™ 313 Digital TV
Cable and Terrestrial Receivers in its upcoming family of tuners.
LG Innotek has a proven track record of delivering a variety of
high quality electronics to the marketplace and is one of the
leaders for digital tuners. ATI’s family of THEATER™
products offers digital reception technology with a high level
of integration that allows manufacturers to develop high performance,
high functionality products in a space- and cost-effective manner.
THEATER 313 will enable LG Innotek to provide compact tuners
that convert RF in the form of 8VSB (vestigial sideband), 64/256
QAM (quadrature amplitude modulation) and NTSC (National Television
Standards Committee), outputting MPEG2, CVBS and I2S. THEATER
313 also delivers exceptional cable and terrestrial performance
based on ATI’s latest advanced receiver technology and feature
THEATER 313 incorporates a universal QPSK (quadrature phase shift
keying) forward data channel (FDC) receiver and a BTSC/Dual FM
demodulator and decoder. THEATER 313 is configurable to operate
in either the ITU-J.83B/SCTE DVS-031 compliant 64 QAM or 256 QAM
modes used by digital cable systems, the NTSC analog system, or
the ATSC compliant 8VSB mode used in digital terrestrial broadcasting.
For digitally modulated input signals (QAM or 8VSB), THEATER 313
outputs a parallel or serial MPEG compliant transport stream.
ATI Technologies will exhibit its DTV technologies at International
CES in booth 23045 (LVCC south hall) January 8-11, 2004 in Las
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About LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1971, LG Innotek Co., Ltd, a division of LG Group,
manufactures key electronic components and defense systems. With
a solid background in developing high quality, innovative solutions
while anticipating market expectations, LG Innotek is consistently
delivering core technology for the future. The company has headquarters
in Seoul Korea with support offices San Diego, Tokyo, and China.
About ATI Technologies
ATI Technologies Inc. is the world leader in the design and manufacture
of innovative 3D graphics and digital media silicon solutions.
An industry pioneer since 1985, ATI is the world’s foremost
visual processor unit (GPU) provider. ATI is dedicated to delivering
leading-edge performance solutions for the full range of PC and
Mac desktop and notebook platforms, workstations, set-top and
digital televisions, game consoles and handheld device markets.
With 2003 revenues in excess of US $1.3 billion, ATI has more
than 2,200 employees in the Americas, Europe and Asia. ATI common
shares trade on NASDAQ (ATYT) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (ATY).
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