Syntax Implements 'DIVA' Surround DSP on LCD TVs
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. - July 7, 2005 - Syntax Corporation(TM), one of the fastest-growing manufacturers of LCD TVs in North America, today announced its proprietary "Digital Interactive Virtual Audio" (DIVA) technology that delivers quality surround sound performance through Olevia(TM) LCD TV's existing high quality speakers.
A key component of Syntax's iDEA (Innovative Digitally Enhanced Architecture) technology, the DIVA digital sound processor provides consumers with several easily adjustable settings that enable them to simulate an array of audio environments for providing an enhanced realistic listening experience.
"iDEA's DIVA technology bridges the gap between the high quality video images displayed on Olevia LCD TVs and the reality of their unique audio environment," said James Li, Chief Executive Officer of Syntax Corporation. "We're creating a truly life-like experience for our Olevia consumers regardless of whether they are watching regular TV, a DVD movie or any high definition content."
Using Olevia's on-screen display menu, consumers can select preset audio equalizer categories to best match the audio with the video content they are watching. Ambiance effects include options for enjoying realistic audio indicative of a concert, living room, arena, hall or church. A second set of equalizer presets typifies values for various kinds of audio including rock, pop, soft, live and classic. In addition to turning the surround sound option on and off, consumers can select the desired amounts of treble, bass, balance and volume leveling for an optimal total audio experience using the power of Olevia's existing speakers. Through DIVA's digital sound processor circuitry, audio-to-video phases are analyzed and matched to prevent lip-sync inconsistencies.
Syntax's iDEA technology with the DIVA audio enhancement feature is currently being manufactured into Olevia LCD TVs ranging from 26", 32", 37", 42" as well as in Syntax's future 47" model to further extend the price/value of the cost effective Olevia line.
In addition to the DIVA digital sound processor feature, iDEA includes other digital video processing attributes for image enhancements such as Dynamic Brightness and Contrast Controls, Pure Edge Enhancement, Advance Sharpness Control, Dynamic Noise Reduction, Black Level Extender, White Peak Limiter, Flesh Tone Control and Adaptive Luma Control.
To see how to navigate through DIVA's enhanced audio features, please visit http://www.syntaxgroups.com/diva.html .
Syntax's Olevia LCD TVs are designed to deliver a total quality digital entertainment experience with great specifications, great prices/value, and an industry-leading warranty. Since introducing Olevia LCD TVs to consumers last year, the Syntax Olevia brand has steadily increased its popularity and today is recognized as the number three LCD TV brand in North America, according to the leading market research organization, DisplaySearch.
About Syntax Corporation
Founded in May 2003, Syntax Corporation ( http://www.syntaxgroups.com ) manufactures the high-value, cost effective Olevia family of widescreen HDTV-ready LCD TVs. Since the company commenced its initial shipments of Olevia LCD TVs in April 2004, Syntax has achieved unparalleled growth and is now recognized as one of the fastest growing LCD TV brands in North America with a position in the "Top 5" North American LCD TV brands and approximately 7% market share. Worldwide, Syntax is ranked in the "Top 10" LCD TV brands. Delivering on its mission to design and mass-produce digital convergence consumer electronics products with superior specifications and competitively affordable prices, and support consumers of its Olevia brand with a unique customer-friendly after-sale warranty program, Syntax has rapidly established broad distribution in the North American retail sales channel and has expanded operations into Asia. With its partner company Taiwan Kolin Company (TSE:1606.TW, http://www.kolin.com.tw ), Syntax maintains an R & D center and mass manufacturing at DigiMedia ( http://www.digimedia.com.tw ), its own factory in Tainan, Taiwan, plus its own final assembly and quality control production facility at Syntax headquarters located at 20480 E. Business Parkway, City of Industry (Southern California) 91789.
Syntax Corporation and Olevia are trademarks of Syntax Groups Corporation.