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Texas Instruments Announces All-New DLP® Pico™ Chip Architecture

An expanding family of DLP Pico display solutions gives developers the flexibility to create brighter, smaller, lower power products

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) DLP® Products (suite N115) has announced a new groundbreaking, smaller pixel architecture, called Tilt & Roll Pixel (TRP), for its market-leading DLP Pico™ technology. This advancement gives developers the ability to bring unique, robust big picture display capabilities to more devices and product categories than ever before.

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Some of the key advantages for products built on the new TRP architecture will include:

  • As much as 30% higher brightness, with increased efficiency
  • Up to 50% less power consumption
  • 2x the resolution in the same sized chip

As a result of these advancements, products integrating this capability - such as smartphones, tablets, cameras/camcorders, notebooks, eyewear, and standalone devices - will see significant performance benefits.

"The power of digital content is that it's available anytime, anywhere," said Frank Moizio, Business Unit Manager DLP Pico. "DLP Pico technology creates the largest images from the smallest devices, thus enabling users to unleash the power of their digital content, and share it in collaborative, real-world settings. Our new pixel architecture enables manufacturers to extend the reach of pico technology to new, smaller devices and new applications, with brighter images and higher efficiency."

Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has predicted a worldwide pico projector market forecast of 12 million units by 2016, pointing to the category's growing popularity. TI DLP is working with manufacturers now on integrating the new TRP architecture into products.

To check out the latest DLP Pico technology and all of the newest devices it powers at CES 2013, as well as other intelligent display innovations enabled through DLP, please see us at:

  • Pepcom's Digital Experience! – Monday, January 77:00pm PT
  • Texas Instruments DLP demo suite (please email [email protected] to set up meeting) – Tuesday, January 8 through Friday, January 11

To access the latest news, videos, images and other digital content from TI DLP during CES, please visit our online press page at DLP.com/CES2013. You can also follow us on Twitter at @TI_DLP, and on YouTube at YouTube.com/DLPTechnology. For the latest on other applications for DLP technology overall, please visit DLP.com.

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About Texas Instruments DLP Products
Since 1996, Texas Instruments' award-winning DLP technology has powered the world's top display devices to deliver higher resolution images rich with color, contrast, clarity and brightness for a wide range of applications, including intelligent display technology. With DLP's intelligent display capability, users can interact with content in a diverse range of applications, such as automotive, medical and interactive projection. DLP's technology spans movie theaters (DLP Cinema®) and large-scale, professional venues; in conference rooms, classrooms, and home theaters; and with DLP Pico™-enabled mobile devices, the ability to display images from the palm of your hand. Every DLP chip features an array of up to 8 million microscopic mirrors that switch at ultra-high speeds. With this speed advantage, DLP enables applications unheard of by competing display technologies. To learn more about DLP technology, please visit www.DLP.com, or follow DLP on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/TI_DLP.

About Innovation at TI
For more than 80 years, TI has been at the forefront of technical innovation, enabling customers to differentiate products with higher integration, faster speeds and lower power. Today, we are engineering the future with advances in energy harvesting, power management, cloud computing, safety and security, health technology, and more. Learn more about how TI's Analog and Embedded Processing products are improving how we live, work and play, today and well into the future, at www.ti.com/innovation.

About Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments semiconductor innovations help 90,000 customers unlock the possibilities of the world as it could be – smarter, safer, greener, healthier and more fun. Our commitment to building a better future is ingrained in everything we do – from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors, to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities. This is just the beginning of our story. Learn more at http://www.ti.com.

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