IDT Develops Industry's First Embedded DisplayPort-Based 3-D Timing Controller for LCD Notebook Panels
New 3-D TCON Uses IDT PanelPort™ Technology to Enable Notebook Users to Experience Latest 3-D Gaming and Digital 3-D Content
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 20, 2010 – Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), a leading provider of essential mixed signal semiconductor solutions that enrich the digital media experience, today announced the development of the industry’s first embedded DisplayPort®-based timing controller (TCON) to support 3-D resolution in notebooks that use a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) monitor. The new IDT eDP 3-D TCON brings the 3-D viewing experience into the portable realm, allowing gamers and video enthusiasts to enjoy the 3-D experience on the go.
In addition, the IDT eDP 3-D TCON integrates a backlight LED driver to improve the image quality on the notebook display. By integrating the LED driver, the new IDT eDP 3-D TCON helps reduce power consumption, which extends battery life. It also provides designers with increased flexibility and reduced component count, helping reduce bill of materials and decrease time to market for notebook providers.
“This is another astonishing milestone for IDT as it further validates DisplayPort as a versatile, high-performance interface for the next generation of displays. This new development confirms the IDT commitment to providing our customers with innovative solutions that take advantage of the many benefits of DisplayPort,” said Ji Park, vice president and general manager of the Video and Display Operation at IDT. “Gamers and video enthusiasts will now be able to enjoy the ultimate 3-D experience wherever and whenever they wish right on their notebook.”
The IDT eDP 3-D TCON is compliant to VESA DisplayPort 1.1a standard, and supports up to four differential-pair lanes at 1.62Gbps and 2.7Gbps link rates. In addition, the IDT 3-D TCON supports popular resolutions of 1280x800, 1366x768, 1440x900,1600x900, 1600x945, 1680x1050, 1920x1080 and 1920x1200 for notebooks using thin film transistor (TFT) LCD panels.
About IDT Video and Display Solutions
The IDT Video and Display Operation provides flat panel display ODMs/OEMs with next-generation silicon-based flat panel solutions that include extensive collaboration and technical support. IDT also provides customers with higher levels of customization, reliability and performance that are only achievable through integrated in-house timing, memory and serial interface technologies. As part of the company’s commitment to DisplayPort, IDT is an active member of the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA), supporting the organization’s dedication to the development and promotion of open display and display interface standards.
With the goal of continuously improving the digital media experience, IDT integrates its fundamental semiconductor heritage with essential innovation, developing and delivering low-power, mixed signal solutions that help customers overcome their system challenges. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., IDT has design, manufacturing and sales facilities throughout the world. IDT stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market® under the symbol “IDTI.” Additional information about IDT is accessible at www.IDT.com. Follow IDT on Twitter and Facebook.
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