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  • 14 January 2013 11:39

WonderMedia Announces Dual Core PRIZM WM8980 Platform with Android 4.2 Support

Power-efficient, high-performance dual core ARM Cortex-A9 SoC platform with integrated Miracast™ wireless display technology

Taipei, Taiwan, 9th January 2013 - WonderMedia Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of energy-efficient, feature-rich system-on-chip platforms, today announced the WonderMedia PRIZM WM8980 SoC. Combining a highly energy-efficient dual core ARM Cortex-A9 core running at 1.2GHz with advanced graphics and stunning 1080p video playback capabilities, the WonderMedia PRIZM WM8980 supports the latest version of Android 4.2 and is optimized for innovative tablet applications for mobile, digital home and business applications.

The next generation WonderMedia PRIZM WM8980 platform features seamless integration of the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast standard into the WonderMedia SmartStream for support of DMR (Digital Media Renderer) and wireless display functionalities over standard compliant and legacy WiFi direct and WiFi devices in both embedded and Android environments. With its high-performance, and feature-rich design, the WM8980 is also optimized for a wide range of innovative system design applications, including tablets, Smart TV, SmartStream for wireless display and multimedia streaming, networked projectors, digital signage, and thin clients.

"Our line of PRIZM platforms has spurred the explosive growth in the Android media tablet market," commented Tzumu Lin, President and CEO, WonderMedia Technologies, Inc. "The new WM8980 delivers greater computing power and richer multimedia experiences to meet the ever growing global demand for affordable Android tablets and other smart devices.”

PRIZM WM8980 Highlights: 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 Dual-Core processor ARM Mali-400 Dual-Processor GPU Multi-standard 1080p video decoding engine H.264 video encoding DDR3/LPDDR2 SDRAM interface Multiple video interface including HDMI, LVDS, DVI and DVO up to 1920x1080 @60Hz Flexible networking and peripheral interface Advanced hardware security engine Android 4.1/4.2 and above, Embedded Linux and Windows CE7 To go to the product page for the WonderMedia PRIZM WM8980, please visit:

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WonderMedia PRIZM WM8980 Availability The WonderMedia PRIZM WM8980 platform is sampling now and is scheduled for volume shipments in the first quarter of 2013.

About WonderMedia Technologies, Inc. WonderMedia is a leading fabless SoC company that develops sophisticated, feature-rich solutions for today's fast-emerging networked multimedia applications. With advanced audio, video, networking and connectivity technologies, the highly power-efficient WonderMedia PRIZM platform enables innovative and compact web-centric devices for the converging cloud computing, communications and content environment.

Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, with strong support teams in Shenzhen, Beijing and Silicon Valley, WonderMedia's business strategy builds on its rich experience in technology and open-system platform development to help its customers build innovative, unique and affordable multimedia systems.

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