Trident Ships New Cinemascope Internet Connected 3DTV Chipset

  • Posted on: 23 January 2012
  • By: chw staff

In the coming year OEMs are to receive a new range of Trident’s Internet Connected 3DTV. The Televisions are based on Trident’s 3D Cinemascope technology which includes support to the latest online services such as Yahoo!, Rovi, VUDU, RoxioNow, Pandora, Flingo. The hardware includes Trident’s TV550 system-on-a-chip (SoC) and PNX5120/30 frame rate converter (FRC) to offer true cinematic experience by providing crystal clear 3D images.

The new 58-inch 3D Cinemascope TVs supports all the major online services including Internet Applications, allowing users to simultaneously browse smart applications while watching TV. This is done in full high definition without any compromise in resolution or change in aspect ratio.

According to Trident 15 percent of the television in North America are 50 inches or larger.  They believe Cinemascope or 21:9 TVs are the next big step in the growing multimedia revolution in the home, because it over the limitation of current 16:9 formats.

"At Trident, we are focused on driving the technology underlying a stunning user experience with the new generation of Smart TVs," said Bami Bastani, CEO and President of Trident.

"Trident's SoC solutions are the first to deliver 21:9 decoding and scaling technology for native 21:9 content streaming over the internet, or from Blu-Ray or DVD media. Trident offers a significant advantage and differentiation in a highly competitive TV market," said Dirk Wieberneit, Senior VP and GM of Trident TV Business Unit.