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Jun 21, 2010
DMP 3D Graphics IP core "PICA®200" is adopted by Nintendo 3DS™

Digital Media professionals Inc.(HQ: Musashino-shi, Tokyo, CEO: Tatsuo Yamamoto, hereafter DMP) has announced that the DMP 3D Graphics IP "PICA®200" is adopted by Nintendo's new portable game machine "Nintendo 3DS".

PICA®200 features proprietary DMP 3D graphics extensions "Maestro technology". By hardware implementation of complex shader functionality, these extensions allow the high performance graphics rendering found on existing high-end products to be realized on mobile devices with low power consumption requirements, such as portable game machines.

We had a very ambitious goal in the realization of naked-eye 3D stereo vision, and video game console style high quality graphics rendering, whilst maintaining low power consumption. I am delighted that we were able to contribute with "Maestro technology", which we have developed over several years at DMP, said Tatsuo Yamamoto, President and CEO, DMP.