ArcSoft, Inc. announced that its TotalMedia Theatre 3 application will offer Blu-ray 3D playback capability when used in conjunction with a NVIDIA GeForce GPU and NVIDIA 3D Vision active-shutter glasses.
According to the statement, ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre 3 now supports NVIDIA’s 3D technology to provide 3D effects for movie entertainment on a desktop or notebook PC. Encoded in AVC-MVC, new Blu-ray 3D content can be decoded directly on NVIDIA GPUs, and viewed on the 3D Vision active shutter glasses.
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TotalMedia Theatre 3 Features Blu-ray 3D Playback Using NVIDIA® GeForce and NVIDIA 3D Vision™ Technology
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FREMONT, Calif. — Jan 05, 2010 ArcSoft, Inc., the world-leading multimedia software provider, announced today that its best-selling multimedia application, TotalMedia Theatre 3 will offer Blu-ray 3D playback capability when used in conjunction with a NVIDIA GeForce GPU and NVIDIA 3D Vision active-shutter glasses.
ArcSoft TotalMedia® Theatre 3 now supports NVIDIA’s cutting-edge 3D technology to provide dazzling 3D effects for movie entertainment on a desktop or notebook PC. Encoded in AVC-MVC, new Blu-ray 3D content can be decoded directly on NVIDIA GPUs, and viewed on the 3D Vision active shutter glasses, so consumers can enjoy a high definition 3D movie experience at home.
“NVIDIA has been very proactive and dedicated in Blu-ray 3D technology,” said George Tang, ArcSoft Vice President and General Manager of Video and Home Entertainment Group. “We are thrilled to partner with them so TotalMedia Theatre users can benefit from their Blu-ray 3D technology, getting ready for the new Blu-ray entertainment era.”
“We are excited about working with companies like ArcSoft to deliver a home 3D experience that is equal to or better than the experience you get in today’s movie theaters,” said Phil Eisler, General Manager of 3D Vision business unit at NVIDIA. “Together, ArcSoft and NVIDIA will help drive early adoption of viewing Blu-ray 3D content on the PC, which today continues to be the most powerful, flexible and versatile platform for doing everything in 3D, including movies, games, and photography.”
ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre 3, with Blu-ray 3D support, will be available for retail purchase in the second quarter of 2010. For more information on TotalMedia Theatre, visit www.arcsoft.com/intouch/ces2010NV3dbd. For OEM business inquiry, please visit www.arcsoft.com/intouch/ces2010NV3dbdoem. For more information about NVIDIA 3D Vision technology, please visit www.nvidia.com/object/3D_Vision_Overview.html.
From January 7-10, 2010, ArcSoft® will be showcasing this special version of TotalMedia Theatre at the 2010 International CES tradeshow in Las Vegas. Visit ArcSoft in Meeting Room 35559 / Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), South Hall 4 to experience it in person. The same demo will be featured at the NVIDIA booth, located in the South Hall 4, booth number 35912.
NVIDIA is the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, a high-performance processor which generates breathtaking, interactive graphics on workstations, personal computers, game consoles, and mobile devices. NVIDIA serves the entertainment and consumer market with its GeForce® products, the professional design and visualization market with its Quadro® products, and the high-performance computing market with its Tesla™ products. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. For more information, visit www.nvidia.com.
ArcSoft, Inc. is an industry-leading software developer of multimedia technologies and applications across desktop and embedded platforms. Working closely with major OEM companies, ArcSoft offers a full line of imaging and video solutions that enhance the features, performance, and user experience of mobile phones, digital cameras, optical drives, personal computers, and consumer electronics devices. For further details, visit www.arcsoft.com.