Marvell's Qdeo Video Processing Technology Continues to Garner Industry Praise
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marvell
(http://www.marvell.com/) (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced that its 88DE2710
digital video format converter was selected from hundreds of nominees as a
finalist for a 2007 EDN Innovation Award. Finalists for the award must have
demonstrated innovation that resulted in a significant advancement in
technology and/or product development in the past 12 months. The Marvell(R)
88DE2710 has been designated as a finalist in the category of "Multimedia ICs"
and is the first product to feature Marvell's award-winning Qdeo(TM) video
processing technology, which delivers rich high-definition video quality
regardless of the content format or source.
"We have our broadest set of categories in the history of our Innovation
awards program in 2007," states EDN Editorial Director Maury Wright. "With
specialization affecting everything from components to test equipment, our
staff diligently worked to group like technologies for meaningful comparison
and delivered an outstanding slate of finalists. The slate includes the range
of ICs from analog to processors, development and EDA software, amazing
sensors, and modular and system products including test equipment. The voters
will face tough decisions but without doubt, compelling products will emerge
"We are honored to be part of the select group of finalists for this
prestigious award," stated Dr. Nikhil Balram, general manager and vice
president of the Digital Entertainment Business Unit, Communications and
Consumer Business Group at Marvell. "It re-affirms our belief that the
88DE2710, with its award-winning Qdeo processing, offers a compelling solution
for consumer electronics products that require excellent video quality."
The Marvell 88DE2710 is a featured component in a wide-range of
home-theater devices, including the LG BH200 dual-format HD-DVD/Blu-ray
player, the Pioneer Elite SC-09TX A/V receiver, and the Meridian iRIS HD video
For more information on the Marvell 88DE2710 and Qdeo video processing,
Voting for the EDN Innovation of the Year Awards is open from February 1
through February 29th, 2008. Everyone is encouraged to visit
http://www.EDN.com/innovation18 to cast their votes. Winners will be announced
at a dinner and awards ceremony on April 14, 2008 in San Jose, California.
Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) is a leader in the development of storage,
communications, and consumer silicon solutions. The company's diverse product
portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller,
wireless, and storage solutions that power the entire communications
infrastructure including enterprise, metro, home, and storage networking. As
used in this release, the terms "company" and "Marvell" refer to Marvell
Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries. For more information, visit
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Qdeo(TM) is a trademark of Marvell or its affiliates.
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