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NVIDIA Powers Sony's First HDMI Home Theatre PC

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Steve Dougherty | Jan 6, 2006 at 03:10 am CST (0 mins, 44 secs reading time)

Sony have come up with the world's first HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface) PC, dubbed the "VAIO VGX-XL1 Digital Living System", but this not without the help of NVIDIA with their PureVideo equipped GeForce 6200 series GPU.

NVIDIA have the announcement over at their press room folks.

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES)-LAS VEGAS, NV-JANUARY 5, 2006-NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics technologies, today announced that the world's first HDMI PC from Sony Corporation, the VAIO VGX-XL1 Digital Living System, is powered by the NVIDIA GeForceĀ® 6200 graphics processing unit (GPU) featuring NVIDIA PureVideo technology.

Over the last couple of years, the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) has emerged as the connection standard for HDTV and the consumer electronics market. HDMI is the first and only digital interface to combine uncompressed high-definition video and multi-channel audio, as well as intelligent format and command data in a single digital interface.

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