Silicon Image's InstaPrevue™ Technology

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Monday, September 10, 2012

Silicon Image's InstaPrevue technology is the next evolution in HDMI fast switching technology. DTVs and AVRs with InstaPrevue technology not only provide single-second switching, but also provide live thumbnail views of what is on each HDMI port-taking the guesswork out of switching between HDMI sources. Instead of cycling through inputs or navigating a text-based menu (e.g., HDMI 1, HDMI 2, HDMI 3, etc.) consumers see exactly what's playing on each input and switch to the desired source, such as their Blu-ray™ Disc player, set-top box, DVD player or game console. To change HDMI sources, a user highlights and selects the desired thumbnail view using the DTV remote control.

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