NVIDIA Corporation, a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, announced that it is delivering a full suite of video and multimedia products specifically for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 with Update Rollup 2.

“Advanced video processing technologies such as PureVideo enhance the Media Center experience and give consumers a complete home theater experience on a PC,” said Joe Belfiore, general manager of the Windows eHome Division at Microsoft Corp. “We applaud NVIDIA for their efforts and look forward to seeing more industry-leading video and multimedia technology from them in the future.”

NVIDIA is delivering solutions that maximize the Media Center experience including:

  • The NVIDIA GeForce 6-series of GPUs featuring PureVideo
    technology, including the fanless GeForce 6600 HD design, enabling
    “silent” PCs
  • The NVIDIA GeForce 7-series of GPUs for desktop and notebook PCs,
    also featuring PureVideo technology and including the award-winning
    GeForce 7800 GTX GPU, the first GPU to deliver advanced video post
    processing of high-definition content
  • A complete family of new NVIDIA nForce 400 series motherboard
    solutions featuring a GeForce 6 GPU and PureVideo high-definition
    processing technology built directly into the core-logic
  • A comprehensive family of NVIDIA Dual-Tuner Cards, enabling a higher
    standard in TV tuning and personal video recording on a Media Center
  • NVIDIA PureVideo Decoder, featuring 2:2 and 3:2 pull-down
    technology for PAL and NTSC formats, and the best DVD movie viewing
    quality available on a PC

The combined power of the Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 operating system and NVIDIA PureVideo technology provides a feature-rich, high-performance, rock-solid multimedia platform to take consumers directly into the digital media future.