Sigma DVD decoder chosen for Army computer project

The REALmagic Hollywood Plus digital video disk (DVD) decoder from Sigma Designs Inc. of Milpitas, Calif., is part of the design for the U.S. Army Personal Computer-3 contract — better known as PC-3. Managers at the Army Communications-Electronics Command at Fort Monmouth, N.J., awarded the PC-3 contract to Government Technology Services Inc. of Chantilly, Va., and to Intellisys Technology Corp. of Fairfax, Va. Both of these companies specified hardware DVD decoding from Sigma in their prop

Sep 1st, 1999

by John Keller

The REALmagic Hollywood Plus digital video disk (DVD) decoder from Sigma Designs Inc. of Milpitas, Calif., is part of the design for the U.S. Army Personal Computer-3 contract — better known as PC-3. Managers at the Army Communications-Electronics Command at Fort Monmouth, N.J., awarded the PC-3 contract to Government Technology Services Inc. of Chantilly, Va., and to Intellisys Technology Corp. of Fairfax, Va. Both of these companies specified hardware DVD decoding from Sigma in their proposals to the Army. Industry analysts expect the DVD-ROM/RAM drive market to reach 16 billion a year by 2001. —

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