Vimicro Corporation, a leading fabless semiconductor company that designs advanced mixed-signal multimedia products and solutions, today announced the launch of its most recent open mobile platform, Vinno-III-Linux, based on the Linux operating system, and the addition of two new Vimicro Mobile Multimedia Processors, the VC0848 and VC0878, to the company's product line when attending Mobile World Congress 2008 in Barcelona, Spain.
Vinno-III-Linux platform is based on Vimicro's newly launched Vinno-III
application processor running popular open source Linux OS. Along with
traditional, strong multimedia processing capabilities enabled by Vimicro
chips, the platform also integrates useful applications such as office file
reader, WAP and MMS. Vimicro's new Mobile Multimedia Processors enhance the
user experience in video, audio, camera and file transfer when adopted for
basic mobile phones.
"Vimicro is a reliable supplier of mobile processors,'' said Wang
Yongzhong, General Manager of GSM Product Line of ZTE, ''The open mobile
platforms provided by Vimicro consistently meet our design needs for our
mobile phones as the platforms give our designers the flexibility to
develop mobile phones that are easy to be customized.''
About Vinno-III-Linux and VC0848 / VC0878
Vinno-III-Linux features QVGA touch screen, 3 mega pixel camera,
mpeg4/H.263 video, stereo mp3, AAC, AAC+ playback, USB 2.0 HS, U-disk, FM
radio, Bluetooth, etc. Vinno-III-Linux can be adopted to design both 2.5G
and 3G smart phones and beyond. VC0848 and VC0878 are capable of hardware mpeg4/H.263, 3M pixel camera,
stereo ADC/DAC and headphone PA. They are also capable of decoding multiple
audio file formats such as mp3, AAC, AAC+. VC0848 and VC0878 can provide
direct interface to USB 2.0, NAND flash, SD/MMC/T-flash. Additionally,
VC0878 has a composite TV output as well.
Vimicro International Corporation is a leading fabless semiconductor
company in China designing, developing and marketing proprietary digital
multimedia signal processing chips and solutions enabling multimedia
applications for mobile phones over 2.5G/3G networks and PCs over broadband Internet.
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