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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Mercury Computer Systems and IPV Limited to Bring the Power of Cell Technology to Video Playout at NAB2007

via PRNewswire

CHELMSFORD, Mass. and CAMBRIDGE, U.K., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY) and IPV Limited announced that they will hold demonstrations of Cell Technology for the professional videomarket at NAB2007, April 16-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in LasVegas , Nevada.

As announced in March, Mercury and IPV are collaborating to develop and deliver software tools, libraries, and applications based on the CellBroad band Engine(TM) (BE) processor. The Cell BE processor was developed byIBM, Sony, and Toshiba for the Sony Playstation(R) 3 video game console andother consumer electronics devices. Mercury is leading adoption of this powerful multicore processor in non-gaming markets that include, medical imaging, video processing, semiconductor, seismic computation, and raytracing.

Working with IPV Limited, a leading provider of video browsing technology since 1997, Mercury is helping to expand IPV's product offering to includeadvanced codecs and increased metadata creation and processing with Cell Technology. These offerings are designed to support implementation and advanced performance capabilities for video codec standards such as MPEG4(H.264).

Demonstrations in both the Mercury and IPV booths will feature order-of-magnitude processing improvement for professional video applications. The companies will also make available a white paper that explores the benefits of implementing Cell Technology in the broadcast market.

Visit Mercury (Booth #C10246) and IPV (Booth # SU8609) at NAB2007 to see technology demonstrations and to obtain a copy of the white paper. For more information on Mercury's multimedia, video and imaging offerings, contactMercury at (866) 627-6951 or visit

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