Discover How Altera's Programmable Solutions Drive Innovation in the Broadcast Industry at IBC2006


SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 29 //

Altera Corporation (NASDAQ:ALTR) will showcase its portfolio of industry- leading programmable logic solutions for the digital broadcast industry at the upcoming International Broadcasting Convention (IBC2006) event in Amsterdam. Visitors to Altera's booth will see demonstrations of programmable logic-based solutions that enable designers of broadcast applications to rapidly go to market and deliver high-quality broadcast products to their customers. These demonstrations include:

o The industry's first complete FPGA-based video over Internet protocol reference design with pro-MPEG forward error correction (FEC) implementation
o The first FPGA-based 3-Gbps serial digital interface (SDI) intellectual property (IP) on the market and SDI, high definition-SDI IP
o Altera's Audio Video Development Kit, Stratix® II GX Edition
o Altera's FPGA-based Video and Image Processing Suite

Visitors to Altera's booth will also see demonstrations from several Altera® partners including:

o ATEME -- H.264 HD broadcast quality encoder
o Let It Wave -- Breakthrough SD to HD upconverter
o Commsonic -- Scalable and optimized DVB-S2 and J.83 modulators
o EBV -- Video board

When:
September 8-12, 2006

Where:
Hall 8, Booth 375
RAI Congress Centre
Amsterdam

Additionally, IBC2006 attendees can also see Altera's technology at work at the following exhibits:

    Company         Product Type(s)          Product(s)            Booth
Number

Alitronika DVS ASI Adapter, DVB-T/H * Asipod 3.142
modulator devices

Ateme Real-time SD & HD * ATE4000 4.378
MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 * H.264 HD
encoding broadcast
technology quality
encoder

Ciprico Storage solutions for * MediaVault U320-R 7.510
HD video content * MediaVault U320-S
creation * MediaVault U320-RX

DekTec ASI/SDI USB-2 Adapters, * DTU-245 3.123
DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-T * DTA-110
modulator cards, * DTA-160
DVB-IP Gateway,
low-profile PCI
Express cards for
ASI/SDI interfacing

Let It Wave Upconverter for * Let It Wave Video 8.268
deinterlacing, scaling, Upconverter
noise removal, and
enhancement

T-VIPS Video Gateways * TVG410 SDI to IP 4.161
cProcessor TVG420 ASI to IP
* TVG415/TVG430
JPEG2000
* CP510 TSP
* CP520 MUX
* CP540 Switch

Tut Systems Real-time SD & HD * Astria Content 4.256
MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Processor
encoding technology

W&W Low delay broadcast- * Single chip 7.835
Communications quality video encoders H.264/MPEG-4
and decoders AVC encoders
and decoders

For additional information on Altera at IBC2006 or to register for the event, please visit altera.com/ibc2006 .

Contact:
Ford Kanzler
Altera Corporation
Tel:408-544-6397
newsroom@altera.com

Source: Altera Corporation

Web site: www.altera.com/

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