“ATI AVIVO” was registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office in early July by attorney of record Lynn M. Jordan. AVIVO may be an abbreviate for Advanced Video-in/Video-Out, something which may be available on ATI’s future products that support certain multimedia functions. The highly-anticipated code-named R520 VPU that targets high-end market is reported to be launched in at least four versions, including R520 XL, R520 PRO, R520 XT and R520 XT CrossFire Edition. The R520 XL is expected to be launched in early September, 2005, whereas the XT and XT CrossFire parts are projected to follow in early- and mid-October respectively. The R520 chip is expected to support hardware accelerated high-definition H.264 Advanced Video Codec. Furthermore, the chip will have Kaleidoscope Consumer Electronics quality display controller.

“ATI AVIVO” was registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office in early July by attorney of record Lynn M. Jordan. AVIVO may be an abbreviate for Advanced Video-in/Video-Out, something which may be available on ATI’s future products that support certain multimedia functions. The highly-anticipated code-named R520 VPU that targets high-end market is reported to be launched in at least four versions, including R520 XL, R520 PRO, R520 XT and R520 XT CrossFire Edition. The R520 XL is expected to be launched in early September, 2005, whereas the XT and XT CrossFire parts are projected to follow in early- and mid-October respectively. The R520 chip is expected to support hardware accelerated high-definition H.264 Advanced Video Codec. Furthermore, the chip will have Kaleidoscope Consumer Electronics quality display controller.