VPU—Evolution of an acronym

In 1992, Pixel, a subsidiary of Circus Logic, introduced two new digital video chips, the CL-PX2070 and CL-PX2080. Those chips were the most sophisticated and complex chips for multimedia and video applications we had seen and were designed to process and display multiple streams of full motion video at the same time. The PX2070 had four major functional units: the ...

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