ArcSoft, Inc., a software developer of multimedia technologies and applications across desktop and embedded platforms, revealed its plan to showcase its latest smartphone offerings at the 2011 GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
"ArcSoft’s (News - Alert) advanced technologies, vast experience, and expertise in the mobile industry offers phone manufacturers and partners a complete solution to bring the best mobile experience to users," said David Cao, vice president and general manager of Mobile Group said in a statement.
“Besides codecs, middleware, and applications, ArcSoft is now providing a platform, ArcSync, for users to sync their media across devices anytime, anywhere, so that their digital life circle is complete,” Cao added.
Company statement revealed that its key demonstrations will focus on the Stereoscopic capture, 3D panorama solution, S3D photos and stereoscopic videos with single or dual-lens mobile phones. ArcSoft’s PowerMobia provides advanced mobile technologies and applications for smart phones, supporting all operating systems, including the latest Android (News - Alert).
Focus will also be on its Sim3D, ArcSoft’s flagship 2D to 3D conversion technology that automatically transforms any 2D picture, still or in motion, into a stereoscopic 3D format that can be directly rendered on stereoscopic display. Added to this, it will present its PowerMobia Gesture-Recognition technology detects hand and facial gestures using a single or dual lens front-facing camera on today’s camera phone. ArcSoft will also showcase S3D-style home screen, photo show, gallery, video player, and other PowerMobia applications on glassless 3D-based Android phones.
The company is also of the opinion that with the ubiquitous presence of DLNA networks in digital living rooms, smartphones become visual remote controls of home entertainment systems, expanding personal memory and bringing fun to the whole family on large screen TVs. ArcSoft claims that it’s PowerMobia PlayTo, MediaSer, and MediaSee application suites deliver such experiences on Android smartphones.
Alternatively, PowerMobia PlayReady solution, iCast, and Music Center applications provide OEMs with a one-stop shopping solution to turn smart phones into the ultimate portable entertainment device. It includes a cool time-zoom capable video player, a suite of enablers needed for the Netflix VOD apps, an integrated web video center covering all popular video websites, and a set of key music services for music lovers on the road.
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Edited by Jennifer Russell