Sightic's SIP4000 Video DSP Power LG's New CCTV XDI Cameras

NETANYA, Israel and SEOUL , Korea, January 7 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics and Sightic Vista announce the successful integration of Sightic's newly developed SIP4000 video processor with LG's new XDI line of high quality, high performance cameras, which was recently introduced at the 11th China Public Security Expo, Shenzhen, China .

The SIP4000 video processor is designed to meet the highest requirements of surveillance, traffic control and law enforcement cameras. The innovative device incorporates Sightic's unique video processing capabilities that offer unsurpassed video quality at all conditions, for better detection and analysis.

The LS900s series of cameras is the first of the LG's XDI - eXtreme Dynamic Image & Intelligent - line of high quality, high performance SIP4000-based cameras. The LS900s line includes the LS901, LS902, and the LS903 cameras (all available in NTSC and PAL). The cameras have wide dynamic range (WDR), higher sensitivity for low light, and enhanced resolution of 570 TVL (color). In addition, the cameras have Highlight Suppress BLC (HSBLC). Additional XDI cameras, including zoom cameras and speed-dome cameras, are expected at the first half of 2008.

"The new XDI cameras offer outstanding image quality even at the most demanding lighting conditions," said Joseph Song , general manager of security products development at LG Electronics. "Sightic continues to work with us, and deliver distinctive cameras that produce high quality video at all conditions."

"We are proud to work with industry leader LG, to deliver our new video solutions into LG's high performance CCTV cameras. We are expecting to continue our good cooperation with LG, delivering to the market leading edge security products," said Ron Fridental, CEO, Sightic Vista.

The joint-project was supported by the Korean-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF).

About Sightic Vista:

Sightic Vista is a leading provider of image processing software and LSI cores, and has expertise in the integration of these disciplines into high quality, low cost, digital still and video cameras.

The company proprietary technologies provide solutions to all key areas of electronic imaging, such as dynamic range, enhancement of sensitivity, resolution and contrast, improved digital zooming, video and still image stabilization and digital filtering for noise and compression artifact reduction. Sightic's products and imaging technologies are empowering millions of multimedia mobile phones, digital still cameras, and CCTV camera products and have received recognition for excellence worldwide. Sightic's offices are located in Netanya, Israel .

About LG Electronics:

Established in 1958, LG Electronics, Inc. (Vice Chairman and CEO: Yong Nam ) is a global leader and technological innovator of consumer electronics, home appliances, and mobile communications, employing more than 82,000 people in over 110 operations, including 81 subsidiaries around the world. Comprising four business divisions - Mobile Communications, Digital Appliance, Digital Display, and Digital Media. For further information about LG cameras:

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