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Monday, October 05, 2009

Excellent AMD ATI Video with Xtensa

Tensilica's processors configured to accelerate video stream decoding are an ingredient in every UVD-powered AMD ATI graphics chip, including those iwth ATI Avivo HD video and dipslay techology, which provdes PC users with crisp images, smooth videos and true-to-life colors. UVD is a dedicated video decode processing unit introduced with the ATI Radeon HD 2000 series graphics processors that offloads the CPU from the decoding process. UVD technology reduces power use, helps decrease system noise and helps to increase notebook battery life during HD video playback. AMD's graphics products provide for DirectX10 gaming and allow PCs to be hooked up to big-screen TVs with HDMI and built-in 5.1 surround sound audio to enjoy Blu-ray and HD DVD movies.