ATI’s Eazylook enhances PC home theater

EAZYLOOK provides owners of existing “Built By ATI” RADEON graphics or ALL-IN-WONDER products with an exciting new environment to control their multimedia playback.   EAZYLOOK provides aneye-catching distance user interface while enabling REMOTE WONDER users to easily control TV, DVD, File Player and the Multimedia Center Library – all essential parts of ATI’s MULTIMEDIACENTER.  Unique to EAZYLOOK is integrated, on screen, context sensitive help to provide users with information on remote control options. Personal customization of EAZYLOOK allows users toenable the EAZYLOOK  environment, configure permanent onscreen indicators for key features, or select from one of three colour combinations.   EAZYLOOK is included with the new MULTIMEDIACENTER 8.5 and REMOTE WONDER 1.5 software that is an essential part of CATALYST 3.4 – ATI’s high-quality, reliable software suite that includes unified driver and software applications designed forATI’s RADEON family of graphics products. ATI’s CATALYST releases are designed to provide added entertainment and performance for ATI video card owners.  
“Feedback from our ALL-IN-WONDER users drove the eye-catching design for EAZYLOOK as a natural extension of REMOTE WONDER,” said Ben Bar-Haim, Vice President Software, ATI Technologies Inc. “ATI is the only company to provide a complete multimedia solution for the PC platform: advanced 3D graphics hardware and software; hardware accelerated video processing;  sophisticated software for two-foot user interface;  an easy-to-use ten-foot user interface thanks to EAZYLOOK; and a remote control with REMOTE WONDER. No other company has a complete solution to provideusers with the most enjoyable multimedia experience.”
 
The ALL-IN-WONDER family of products has inputs and outputs for S-video, composite video and audio connecting to all the major home theater video appliances. ATI is unique in the ability to connectmore recent products (RADEON 8500, RADEON 9500, RADEON 9700, RADEON 9600, and MOBILITY RADEON 9600) to a DTV-ready television in the family room. This component output capability enables a highresolution, non interlaced display up to 1920×1080 of TV, DVD, PC games, Internet, and more on the large family room display using the only available input.  In many cases, family room DTV readyTVs don not have VGA or DVI inputs as often as they have component YPrPb inputs.   The combination of REMOTE WONDER with EAZYLOOK (available in MULTIMEDIA CENTER 8.5) with YPrPb/Component outputdelivers a total home theater solution – only available from ATI Technologies.   ATI’s newest unified driver release, CATALYST 3.4, offering performance increases of up to 30 per cent* forRADEON graphics cards owners, can be found at http://www.ati.com.   
* Performance gains measured on test computer with an Intel P4 processor running at 2.53 GHz, 512MB of memory, and RADEON(TM) 9700 Pro running 3DMark03 benchmark using 8X Anisotropic Filtering and ascreen resolution of 1600 X 1200.

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