VisualOn Creates Multimedia Software Solution for TI OMAP35x

VisualOn, Inc. announced a multimedia software solution for Texas Instruments (TI) OMAP35x applications processors, providing developers with impressive levels of value and performance for their multimedia-enabled consumer devices and industrial. VisualOn’s integrated multimedia software solution supports all the essential functions needed to enable video for ARM-based applications as well as the ability to support larger screen sizes and higher resolution video. Demonstrations of VisualOn’s software on TI’s OMAP35x evaluation module (EVM) and the popular OMAP35x based Beagle Board can be seen in VisualOn’s booth #919 at the ARM Developers Conference, which is held from October 7-9, 2008 in Santa Clara, Calif.

“By taking advantage VisualOn’s advanced optimization techniques, ARM® Cortex[tm]-A8 processor and NEON[tm] processing power, VisualOn has customized a software solution that delivers compelling performance levels and value for our customers,” said Sean Torsney, worldwide vice president of sales and marketing, VisualOn. “By working closely with TI, we have been able to broaden our product portfolio from the traditional mobile wireless markets to the general consumer and industrial markets.”

With VisualOn’s software for the ARM only OMAP3503 and OMAP3515 devices and TI’s feature-rich video subsystem on the OMAP3525 and OMAP3530 devices, customers designing with TI’s scalable series of OMAP35x processors can enable high-quality video in their next-generation, smart connected devices. At significantly reduced design times, this combined software and hardware solution provides customers with the flexibility to select the right processor to fix their exact video needs.

“By collaborating with VisualOn on a comprehensive software offering for OMAP35x processor-based designs, we can provide developers with the flexibility to add multimedia capabilities to the ARM-only, OMAP3503 and OMAP3515 processors,” said Gerard Andrews, Applications Processors product line manager, TI. “This capability will allow our customers to choose the appropriate level of multimedia performance for their end product and choose the appropriate device from the four scalable devices that comprise the OMAP35x family.”

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VisualOn, Inc. is a Silicon Valley based mobile software company that enables a rich multimedia experience on handheld devices, without the need for expensive hardware. VisualOn’s unique patent-pending technology is optimized for quality, performance, and minimal power consumption. It supports video and audio applications, including mobile TV and streaming, with quality levels that rival Apple’s iPhone. VisualOn’s software offerings include support for H.264 and other popular video and audio formats. Its solutions are available as plug-ins for Windows Media Player or as an SDK for integration with third party applications.

VisualOn is a member of the TI Developer Network, a community of respected, well-established companies offering products and services based on TI analog and digital technology. The Network provides a broad range of end-equipment solutions, embedded software, engineering services and development tools that help customers accelerate innovation to make the world smarter, healthier, safer, greener and more fun.