TranSwitch’s HDplay Transceiver Selected by Tecnoroll for Several Video Encoder Solutions

  TranSwitch’s HDplay Transceiver Selected by Tecnoroll for Several Video
  Encoder Solutions

       New Tecnoroll Products Leverage TranSwitch’s HDplay Single-Chip
 HDMI/DisplayPort Transceivers to Reduce Time-to-Market and Provide Versatile
                                 Connectivity

Business Wire

SHELTON, Conn. -- March 19, 2013

TranSwitch Corporation (NASDAQ: TXCC), a leading provider of semiconductor
solutions in the rapidly growing consumer electronics and telecommunications
markets, today announced that the Company’s HDplay™ transceiver has been
selected by Tecnoroll for several video encoder solutions. Tecnoroll is a
leading designer of video compression engines used in video encoders and
targeted for a variety of applications, including broadcasting, surveillance,
hospitality, and multi-room residential. These video encoder solutions include
complete modules embedded in systems sold by major OEMs.

“Tecnoroll continues to set the standard for video encoder products for a
variety of markets and applications,” said Lorenzo Bolla, president at
Tecnoroll. TranSwitch’s HDplay transceivers provide a level of functionality
and connectivity options that are very difficult to achieve through
alternative solutions or with a discrete design without sacrificing
performance, cost, or size. This level of performance and versatility
complements the overall feature set of our video encoder and compression
engines helping us differentiate our products and address growing trends
across a variety of markets.”

Video encoder modules allow HD video to be compressed into the standard H.264
digital format and transmitted via twisted pair or optical cable. Using this
H.264 compression engine, multiple HD video streams can be reliably
transmitted, using a single channel, over long distances. These video encoder
modules are now increasingly supporting both HDMI and DisplayPort connectivity
to allow users to connect a wide array of source devices. According to a
report by TechNavio, the HDMI®-enabled device shipments are forecasted to
increase at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.7% from 2012 to 2016,
while DisplayPort™-enabled device shipments are expected to grow at a CAGR of
31.6% during the same time period.

“We are very pleased to have been selected by Tecnoroll for several video
encoder modules,” said Tim Blanke, vice president of worldwide sales and
marketing at TranSwitch. “TranSwitch’s HDplay transceivers provide Tecnoroll
with a compact single-chip solution that reduces design complexity to speed
time-to-market while enabling source device flexibility with HDMI and
DisplayPort connectivity. Working with Tecnoroll provides an additional
channel for adoption of our HDplay solutions into a variety of end markets and
OEMs through the incorporation of our products as the video connectivity
front-end for their video encoder modules.”

TranSwitch’s HDplay transceivers use the Company’s patented HDP™ technology to
provide the industry’s only solution that offers both HDMI and DisplayPort
functionality on a single integrated circuit. With HDplay powering a HDTV,
projector, video switch, or video encoder, end-users are able to conveniently
connect a wide range of multimedia devices. HDplay also utilizes TranSwitch’s
patented AnyCable™ technology, enabling the user to confidently select long
and inexpensive cables, while maintaining HDMI 1.4 performance.

TranSwitch’s HDplay Transceiver Family Key Features:

  *Industry-leading integration to reduce space and simplify designs

       *HDP v1.4a Rx ports, supporting HDMI, DVI, and DisplayPort
       *Full Ethernet Audio Return Channel (HEAC)
       *One HDMI v1.4b Tx port
       *Embedded EDID RAM
       *Programmable RJ-45 10/100 Ethernet port
       *SmartCEC™ using specialized MCU

  *Outstanding performance to provide crystal clear video and audio

       *HDMI v1.4b Rx with link speed up to 3.0Gbps
       *Supports full 3D video and 4Kx2K resolutions
       *Phaswitch™ to provide fast port switching
       *AnyCable to support long and inexpensive cables
       *Eight channel audio support

About TranSwitch Corporation

TranSwitch Corporation (Nasdaq: TXCC) provides innovative integrated circuit
(IC) and intellectual property (IP) solutions that deliver core functionality
for video, voice, and data communications equipment for the customer premises
and network infrastructure markets. For the customer-premises market, we offer
multi-standard, high-speed interconnect solutions enabling the distribution
and presentation of high-definition (HD) video and data content for consumer
electronics applications. We also provide a family of best-in-class
communications processors. For the network infrastructure market we provide
integrated multi-core network processor System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solutions for
Fixed, 3G and 4G Mobile, VoIP and Multimedia applications. TranSwitch’s
customers are leading consumer electronics and telecom equipment companies
around the globe. To learn more, please visit http://www.transwitch.com or
follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

About Tecnoroll BMB S.r.l.

Tecnoroll BMB S.r.l. is a leading developer of digital hardware and software
solutions for enterprise and consumer markets. The Company, headquartered in
Vedano Olona, Italy, designs H.264 encoders, DVB-T extenders and modulators,
and transport stream processors enabling video to be reliably transmitted
across long distances. Tecnoroll’s solutions are being leveraged in a wide
variety of applications, including broadcast, security and video surveillance,
retail, and commercial and residential video distribution. To learn more,
please visit http://www.tecnoroll.it.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning
of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All forward-looking
statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. These
risks and uncertainties, which are more fully described in TranSwitch’s Annual
and Quarterly Reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
include changes in market conditions in the industries in which the Company
operate and risks in product development and market acceptance of and demand
for TranSwitch’s products and products developed by TranSwitch’s customers.
Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should the
assumption prove incorrect, actual results may vary in material aspects from
those currently anticipated.

Contact:

Media Relations
Mspire Group
Brian Ribeiro, +1 908-369-9300 X100
bribeiro@mspiregroup.com
or
Investor Relations
TranSwitch Corp.
Mary Lombardo, +1 203-929-881 X2254
mary.lombardo@transwitch.com
 
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