This Chip's A Champ At Full Motion Video

Painting a computer screen with detailed graphics images is a time-consuming chore. That's why personal computers need help to handle full-motion images like TV signals, which require the screen to be painted at least 30 times a second. Normally, the assist comes in the form of a special video processor and extra memory chips on a plug-in card. But Linden Technology, an Austin (Tex.) startup, thinks there's a better way: Combine the memory and logic circuits on one chip, so signals don't have to flit so far back and forth.

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