Peter Clarke, EE Times(01/05/2006 12:31 PM EST) LONDON
— Vivace Semiconductor Inc. was founded in December 2005 to develop secure video processor chips. It has been formed by executives from Improv Systems Inc. (Beverly, Mass.), which was described in the early years of this decade as a configurable DSP company.
Vivace (Beverly, Mass.) already refers to the Vivid processor core as its media engine and the VSP200 and VSP300 as the first two integrated circuit implementations on its website. However, no timetabling information could be found as to when the VSP200 and VSP300 would ship to customers, or if they already were shipping.
The VSP200 secure video processing chip is aimed at portable video players while the VSP300 is aimed at high-definition integrated digital televisions and both run the Linux operating system, according to the company’s website.
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