Infineon Technologies and Canopus to Demonstrate Multi-channel Video over QAM-VDSL at Networld+Interop 2002, Tokyo Japan

Jul 3, 2002 | Market News

Tokyo, Japan, July 3, 2002 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE/NYSE: IFX), a leading provider of integrated circuits for advanced communications systems and Canopus Co. Ltd., a leading provider of high-performance systems for video distribution, will demonstrate multi-channel video over telephone wiring using Infineon’s standard Packet over QAM-VDSL (PoVDSL) chipset and Canopus’ “MediaEdge” media server.

The demonstration will be held in Infineon’s booth - Hall 1, #1W33 - at the Networld+Interop exhibition, Tokyo, Japan, July 3-5 2002.

“Infineon’s PoVDSL solution proves how simple it is to deliver high quality video, television and other high-bandwidth entertainment services over existing telephone infrastructure,” said Mutsuro Fujiwara President and chief operations officer, Canopus Co., Ltd. “MediaEdge, our cost-effective video distribution system, delivers the high quality necessary for success in the entertainment, retail, corporate, government and education arenas. Superb resolution and near real-time accuracy play a major role in today’s network service offering. VDSL is the ideal technology in terms of rate/reach and cost effectiveness for transporting broadband-hungry services to the end customer,” he added.

“We are extremely happy to be working with Canopus, a leader in video-streaming technology,” said Yasuaki Mori, President of Infineon Japan. “Combining Infineon’s standard Packet over QAM-VDSL solution with high-performance video pumps such as Canopus’ will allow access system providers to offer custom-tailored data voice and video applications satisfying their customers’ every need,” Mr. Mori added.

Canopus’ MediaEdge system fulfills Video-On-Demand applications in educational environments such as libraries, museums, travel agencies and corporate video archives. It is ideal for video advertising and information delivery in airports, railway stations, video rental and music stores, and movie theaters. MediaEdge is also perfectly suited for movie and info-mericial distribution in hotel rooms and information kiosks.

About Canopus

Canopus Co., Ltd., with headquarters in Kobe, is Japan's largest maker of video editing and graphics products. Canopus manufactures award-winning, nonlinear video editing products for video professionals and enthusiasts. Canopus' DV editing, MPEG-2 encoding and 3D DVE products combine innovative hardware and software designs to set new standards in performance, functionality and reliability. Canopus has offices in the USA, UK, Germany, Australia and China. Further information is available at

About Infineon

Infineon Technologies AG, Munich, Germany, offers semiconductor and system solutions for applications in the wired and wireless communications markets, for security systems and smartcards, for the automotive and industrial sectors, as well as memory products. With a global presence, Infineon operates in the US from San Jose, CA, in the Asia-Pacific region from Singapore and in Japan from Tokyo. In the fiscal year 2001 (ending September), the company achieved sales of Euro 5.67 billion with about 33,800 employees worldwide. Infineon is listed on the DAX index of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX). Further information is available at

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