Digital Media Professionals Inc. (DMP), a leading provider of 2D/3D graphics IP (Intellectual Property) cores, announced today that Olympus, a Japan based manufacturer of optics and reprography products , has selected DMP 2D/3D hybrid graphics IP core “SMAPH®-H” for their OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1, the flagship model of a mirrorless system, integrating DSLR.
SMAPH®-H is a hybrid graphics IP core optimized for high-performance, high-quality user interfaces and mobile applications, supporting OpenVG™ 1.1 and OpenGL® ES 1.1/2.0 APIs. Vector and 3D graphics can share hardware components without any loss of graphics rendering performance. This IP core successfully reduces both die size and power consumption.
“We are really honored to be building on our close relationship with Olympus and we are excited that Olympus has selected SMAPH®-H for its new flagship model of mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras. The flexibility of the DMP graphics solution is well suited to support Olympus’s evolving needs as it continues to enhance its product lines with graphics functionality.” – Tatsuo Yamamoto, CEO, DMP.
OLYMPUS OM-D EM1
Olympus GUI Example : SMAPH® rendering
Digital Media Professionals Inc. (TOKYO: 3652) develops industry leading 2D and 3D graphics solutions for global consumer electronics, mobile, embedded and automotive markets. The company was founded in Tokyo, Japan in 2002 and is currently developing several graphics IP cores based on the KHRONOS™™ Group open standards and DMP’s cutting edge 3D graphics IP “Maestro Technology”.