Santa Clara, California (April 20, 2009) – Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a leader in storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions, today announced that VBrick, a leader in Enterprise IP Video solutions, has selected the Marvell® 88DE2710 video format converter with Qdeo™ technology to power its 7000 HD series of networked video appliances. Utilizing Qdeo technology, the VBrick 7000 HD series is intended to allow organizations to deliver video in a wide range of quality – from 3Gb/s SDI to HD – over any network infrastructure.
“VBrick chose Marvell and its Qdeo technology because we believe they offer the best image quality and the most flexible implementation for our V7000 HD series of networked appliances,” said John Senior, Senior Vice President, Engineering for VBrick Appliance. “We are able to provide a great viewing experience to our customers over any given bandwidth.”
VBrick selected the Marvell 88DE2710 because of its versatility in providing both pre-processing and post-processing of video. The ability of the 88DE2710 to provide a consistently superior and artifact free reformatted and processed image to the video encoding engine ensures that the VBrick 7000 HD series will enable superior image quality even at low bit-rates. These next-generation, networked appliances are also extremely easy to manage. Users can remotely configure and manage video delivery via a web-based interface that will allow streaming to be set up in mere minutes. This ease of management, combined with the reliability of the VBrick 7000 HD series, will enable low administrative costs and increased usage for enterprise users.
“Marvell’s award winning Qdeo technology is flexible and versatile — allowing it to power a range of applications from traditional consumer electronics devices to this new segment of networked appliances for enterprise applications,” said Gaurav Shah, Director of Product Marketing of the Digital Entertainment Business Unit, Communications and Consumer Business Group at Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. “We believe that networked video will increasingly become a standard mode of content delivery for businesses and are pleased to work with VBrick on this innovative platform for the enterprise market.”
Qdeo video processing, delivers rich, high-definition quality through a suite of advanced QuietVideo™ technologies, providing quiet, natural video free of noise and artifacts. Per-pixel noise and compression artifact reduction removes noise inherent in digital video, and per-pixel motion-adaptive 3D de-interlacing removes jaggies and eliminates feathering. Adaptive Contrast Enhancement and Intelligent Color Remapping render rich and vivid images. For more information on Qdeo, visit http://www.ClearlyQdeo.com.
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a leader in the development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions. Marvell’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 term “Marvell” refers to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries. For more information, visit http://www.marvell.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including statements regarding our expectations to deliver video in a high range of quality over any network infrastructure and our belief that networked video will increasingly become a standard mode of content delivery for businesses. These statements are not guarantees of results and should not be considered as an indication of future performance. Actual events or results may differ materially from those described in this document due to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, among others, Marvell’s reliance on major customers and suppliers; market acceptance of new products; uncertainty in the worldwide economic environment; and other risks detailed in Marvell’s SEC filings. For other factors that could cause Marvell's results to vary from expectations, please see the risk factors identified in the Marvell’s latest Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2009, as filed with the SEC and other factors detailed from time to time in Marvell’s filings with the SEC. Marvell undertakes no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements.
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