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Press Release: DMP 3D Graphics IP core “PICA200″ is adopted by Nintendo 3DS™


Digital Media professionals Inc. (HQ: Musashino-shi, Tokyo, CEO: Tatsuo Yamamoto, hereafter DMP) has announced that the DMP 3D Graphics IP “PICA200″ is adopted by Nintendo’s new portable game machine “Nintendo 3DS”.

PICA200 features proprietary DMP 3D graphics extensions “Maestro technology”. By hardware implementation of complex shader functionality, these extensions allow the high performance graphics rendering found on existing high-end products to be realized on mobile devices with low power consumption requirements, such as portable game machines.

“We had a very ambitious goal in the realization of naked-eye 3D stereo vision, and video game console style high quality graphics rendering, whilst maintaining low power consumption. I am delighted that we were able to contribute with ‘Maestro technology’, which we have developed over several years at DMP”, said Tatsuo Yamamoto, President and CEO, DMP.

* This press release is translated from original Japanese.