AVT VideoCrunch® ASIC Chip

By: Audio Visual Telecommunications  09-12-2011

AVT’s VideoCrunch® FPGA is a single chip processor that can be used for videoconferencing on a handheld, wireless device. Scheduled for release in Q2 of 2003, the ASIC will be compatible with the MPEG-4 standard.


  • Encoder/decoder: fully duplicate structure
  • Video input/output format: CCIR 601/656 YUV 4:2:2
  • Video input/output dimensions: YUV 4:2:2 and SQCIF, QCIF, CIF
  • Motion estimation and compensation: fast search and half-pixel accuracy
  • Operating speed: maximum 30 QCIF frames/second at 50MHz
  • Gate count: approx. 200,000 gates


  • Videoconferencing
  • Remote asset monitoring
  • Surveillance and remote monitoring
  • Tele-medicine
  • Remote education and training

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