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Chips&Media

Highlights

Company Highlights

Chips&Media is a global IP provider focusing on multimedia IP with more than a decade of experience.

2021
- 2019

2021

JAN

  • Received  "R&D Sandbox Statement of Designation" from the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy of Korea for completing the development of VVC decoder IP for a 5G-linked ultra-realistic media project

MAR

MAY

JUN

  • Launched AV1 video encoder HW IP, WAVE627, for 4K/UHD video resolution

AUG

  • Announced 1 billion cumulative shipments of multimedia IP​

2020

FEB

  • Pre-released multi-standard HW IP targeting 4K ultra-high-definition, including AV1 standard supporting 4Kp60 at 450MHz - WAVE517

APR

  • Released a deep learning-based super-resolution HW IP, c.WAVE120

AUG

  • Moved headquarter and R&D center to a new location

SEP

  • Made the first license deal of upscaling HW IP, c.WAVE120

  • Participated in the 2020 Embedded Vision Summit the Virtual Conference

OCT

  • Exhibited in Samsung Foundry SAFE™ Forum 2020

  • Participated in SEDEX 2020

2019

FEB 

  • Released 8K UHD HEVC & H.264 @60fps Dual Video Codec IP - WAVE541C

OCT

  • Released the World's first commercial AV1 HW decoder IP - WAVE510A

2018
- 2016

2018

MAY 

  • Launched deep learning-based object detection HW IP - c.WAVE100

JUN

  • Released UHD HEVC & H.264 @60fps supporting video codec IP - WAVE521C

2017

JAN

  • Launched 2MP ISP IP, CARPO,  by co-partnering with BTree

APR

  • Launched 5MP ISP IP - LEDA,  by co-partnering with BTree

JUN

  • Released HDR Computational Photography IP - NIX,  by co-partnering with BTree 

JUL

  • Released UHD HEVC @60fps video encoder IP - WAVE520

SEP

  • Released Window Motion Adaptive 3DNR CP IP - Hydra,  by co-partnering with BTree

DEC

  • Released Lens Distortion Correction IP - KERBEROS,  by co-partnering with BTree 

2016

JAN

  • Issued 100% free shareholder allocation

MAY

  • ​Released HEVC @60fps video decoder IP - WAVE510

  • Released ultra-small size HEVC video codec IP - WAVE420L   

JUL

  • Released UHD HEVC & VP9 @60fps video decoder IP - WAVE512

SEP

  • Released UHD HEVC, VP9 & AVS2 @60fps video encoder IP - WAVE515

2015
- 2012

2015

MAY

  • Released lossy compression IP - cFrame30

AUG

  • Listed in KOSDAQ (Korea Securities Dealers Automated Quotation)

SEP

  • Released HEVC and VP9 supporting multi-standard decoder IP - WAVE512

NOV

  • Certified as a leisure-friendly company by the Korea Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism​​​

  • Released cost-effective, HEVC supporting multi-standard codec IP - CODA7Q

2014

APR

  • Released HEVC UHD (4K) 4:2:0 10-bit decoder IP - WAVE410

JUN

  • Chips&Media IPs were shipped in more than 200 million units by its licensees

DEC

  • Released HEVC UHD (4K) 4:2:0 10-bit codec IP - WAVE420

2013

OCT

  • Listed in KONEX (Korea New Exchange)

2012

JUN

  • Established US office in San Jose, CA

OCT

  • Established Japan office in Tokyo

2011
- 2008

2011

MAR

  • Established Taiwan office in Hsinchu 

2010

JUN

  • Extends strategic partnership with Freescale

2009

MAR

  • Established China office in Shanghai

JUN

  • First HDTV SoC with Chips&Media's IP shipped by DTV SoC manufacturer

JUL

  • Joined ARM Connected Community

SEP

  • Released full HD encoder IP - CODA8550

DEC

  • Chips&Media IPs were shipped in more than 20 million units by its licensees 

2008

APR

  • Spun off SoC Business Unit

JUL

  • Released AVS decoder HW IP - BODA7503 

SEP

  • Licensed multi-core decoder to Japan-based company

2007
- 2003

2007

JAN

  • Received ISO9001 certification 

SEP

  • Awarded bronze medal for Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Korea 2007

DEC

  • Released the world's first HW RealVideo decoder IP 

2006

JAN

  • Released multi-standard video codec IP "PRISM" supporting VC-1 up to D1 

JUL

  • Signed contract with GCT semiconductor to supply video IP 

DEC

  • Licensed HD resolution multi-standard video codec IP

2005

JUL

  • Released multi-standard video codec IP, H.264 supporting up to D1 resolution ​

  • Signed contract with Freescale semiconductor 

OCT

  • Licensed multi-standard video codecs to global companies 

2004

SEP

  • Signed contract with Mtek Vision to license MPEG-4 IP 

2003

MAR

  • Chips&Media established