DVR Solutions target CCTV security surveillance market.

Press Release Summary:

TW6802 PCI Express DVR solution supports 8-channel real time and 16- or 32-channel non-real time recording, and over 6 full D1 resolutions. Support for 7 frames/sec recording in NTSC, 6 frames/sec in PAL, and 1-channel audio recording is also featured. Supporting simultaneous live, play, record, and network connection, 4-channel TW2700 Standalone DVR includes Ethernet (TCP/IP), remote viewer program, and USB 2.0, and handles two 250 GB hard drives.

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Techwell Announces TurnKey PCI Express DVR and Standalone DVR Solutions for the CCTV Security Surveillance Market

TW6802 Video Decoder with PCI and TW2700 Video CODEC Based Solutions Drive Feature Rich, Low Cost DVR Solutions

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 29 // -- Techwell, Inc., (NASDAQ:TWLL) a leading designer of mixed signal video semiconductor solutions for the consumer electronics, security surveillance, and automotive markets, today introduced two turnkey DVR solutions for the CCTV Security Surveillance market. Leveraging its extensive line of highly integrated, feature rich surveillance ICs, these platforms are designed to enable both PCI Express DVR and Standalone DVR manufacturers to go to market quickly with highly functional, cost effective solutions.

"These two new turnkey platforms represents Techwell's commitment to provide complete DVR solutions to manufacturers of security surveillance products," said David Nam, VP Sales and Marketing for Techwell. "We are already seeing demand for these new solutions and we are excited about rolling them out to our surveillance customers through the end of this year and into early 2007."

The Techwell PCI Express DVR solution supports 8 channel real time and 16 or 32 channel non-real time recording. In addition, the PCI Express Card supports over 6 full D1 resolutions compared to 4 full D1 resolutions for PCI DVR Cards. Other functionality includes support for 7 frames per second recoding in NTSC or 6 frames per second recording in PAL and 1 channel audio recording. The Techwell PCI Express DVR Card leverages Techwell's TW6802 video decoder with PCI and has a reliable TV quality video decoder core including 2D (4H) comb filter and exceptional weak signal performance for weak signal camera support.

The Techwell Standalone DVR is a 4 channel turnkey solution and supports full triplex operation including simultaneous live, play, record and network connection. Ethernet (TCP/IP) and a remote viewer program are included in addition to USB 2.0 full speed compatible back up and support for up to two hard disk drives each with over 250GB capacity. Other features include foreign language OSD support, 16x12 cell motion detection and multiple search modes including event search, date/time search, and search bar. There is also an optional remote control and keypad.

Pricing and Availability

Techwell's TurnKey PCI Express and Standalone DVR Solutions are currently sampling and will go to mass production in the fourth quarter of 2006. Please contact a local Techwell sales representative for samples and pricing.

About Techwell

Techwell is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, markets and sells mixed signal integrated circuits for multiple video applications in the consumer, security surveillance and automotive markets. Techwell designs both general purpose and application specific products that enable the conversion of analog video signals to digital form and perform advanced digital video processing to facilitate the display, storage and transport of video content. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Techwell currently has over 80 employees in the U.S., Korea, Taiwan, China and Japan. Please visit for more information.
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