Please join us on Tuesday, March 7th, for a webcast as Equator
Technologies and Hitachi Ltd., proudly launch the MAP-CA Media
Accelerated Processor for Consumer Appliances.
The MAP-CA, a 30 GOP (Giga-Operations Per Second) processor, sets a new
world record for DSP/Image Processing performance and price-performance.
It supports software HDTV and software Personal Video Recorders,
creating products that lead in value, flexibility and longevity.
By moving the central functions of television and imaging products into
software, the MAP-CA will usher in a revolution in television, and bring
new media functions to the TV platform.
Join us to see and hear why Cisco, Xerox, Canon, Videotron, Rogers,
RealNetworks, Interval Research, and so many other leading companies
support this new platform for Internet-connected imaging-intensive
What: Equator Technologies and Hitachi Ltd. webcast to launch the MAP-CA
Media Accelerated Processor for Consumer Appliances.
When: March 7th at 2 pm (Japan time); 10 am (Paris time); 10 am (Pacific
John Setel ODonnell, President of Equator Technologies, and Shigemichi
Matsuka, Executive Vice President of Hitachi, will introduce the MAP-CA,
followed by industry leaders describing how they plan to use the device
in breakthrough products.
Journalists who wish to set up one-on-one phone interviews, please
If you unable to participate in the webcast at this time, the event will
be archived at www.equator.com. An e-press kit is available there, as
A minimum requirement to join the webcast is RealPlayer software,
downloadable free from www.real.com/products/player/index.html, and at
least a 28.8 Kbps connection to the Internet. If you experience problems
same email address will be used for press Q&A immediately following the