Media Alert: Micronas/WISchip to Unveil Reference Design for Next-Generation IPTV Products at CES 2006 in Las Vegas (Media 0501)

Dec 20, 2006 - Media Alerts - Media 0501

SAN JOSE, Calif., December 20, 2006 -WISchip International Ltd., a Micronas group company and global provider of digital video and audio semiconductor solutions, will unveil the first in a series of reference designs based upon its revolutionary DeCypher 8100 real-time streaming media decoder SoC. Combining advanced, network-ready video and audio decoding, hardware accelerated security and a robust software ecosystem, Micronas/WISchip's new reference design will offer consumer electronics manufacturers a turnkey solution for reducing the cost and speeding the time to market for the next generation of IPTV set-top boxes, digital TVs and HDTVs.

Micronas/WISchip will be available for private briefings and demonstrations of this reference design during the 2006 International Consumer Electronic Show held in Las Vegas Jan. 5-8, 2006.

Micronas/WISchip's products can be seen by appointment in Suite H2193 at the Las Vegas Hilton. To meet with Micronas/WISchip executives and technical experts, please contact:
Patrick Corman
Corman Communications, LLC
(650) 326-9648

Micronas/WISchip's products will also be showcased on the LVCC show floor at the Micronas booth, number 35346 in hall SO4. To schedule a meeting at the Micronas booth, please contact:
Anja Maria Hastenrath
embedded PR
Cell +49 171 1959330

About Micronas/WISchip

Since December 2005, WISchip International Ltd. is a fully owned subsidiary of the Micronas Group. Visit for more information.

WISchip is a global provider of digital video and audio semiconductor solutions that enable new classes of powerful multimedia products. The company's portfolio of high-performance, low-power stand-alone and system-on-chip integrated circuits incorporates next-generation standards that enable system developers to quickly bring leading-edge products to market. Patented WISchip technology maximizes digital video and audio quality in a wide range of end-user computing, surveillance, and electronic entertainment products. For more information, visit