Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN)recently announced that projectors and televisions featuring its award-winning DLP technology have been exclusively chosen for use at the 76th Annual Academy Awards Presentation. This marks the fifth consecutive year that DLP technology has lit up the screens at the world's most famous awards ceremony. In addition, celebrity presenters of the Oscars this year will receive in their gift bag, compliments of Samsung Electronics and Voom, a Samsung 43" HLM437W DLP TV.
Seventeen DLP technology-based DP28sx projectors from Digital Projection will be featured at the Oscar® ceremonies to deliver stunning images to screens around the Kodak Theatre, allowing the entire star-studded audience front row viewing. In addition, four Samsung DLP TVs will prominently display live high-definition images of the ceremony throughout the theater, including to presenters and award winners in the green room and attendees in the lobby areas.
"We are honored to once again support the Academy Awards telecast with the world's leading projection and display technology " said John Van Scoter, VP and General Manager, TI DLP Products. "We strive to offer our customers the best imaging technology available, and are proud to support an event as prestigious as the Academy Awards, representing the industry that offers the best entertainment and images in the world."
"In producing the world-renowned Academy Awards, we utilize the highest quality equipment that will add to the visual appeal of the awards ceremony," said Michael Seligman, Supervising Producer, Academy Awards. "We are utilizing DLP projectors for the fifth year because they offer stunning images that add to the allure of the show."
About Texas Instruments DLP Products:
TI DLP Products division supplies subsystems to virtually all the world's top projection and display manufacturers, who then design, manufacture and market products based on DLP technology. Since early 1996, more than 2.5 million DLP subsystems have been shipped. DLP technology delivers clear, bright, and sharp pictures in a broad range of projection applications including large screen digital TVs, and projectors for business, home, pro venue and digital cinema (DLP Cinema). For more information, please visit www.dlp.com
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