SOURCE: Brillian Corporation

November 01, 2005 08:45 ET

Brillian HDTVs Are the First LCoS Rear Projection Platforms to Receive Crestron Certification

New Integrated Partner Module Enables Brillian 720p and 1080p HDTVs to Operate Seamlessly in Crestron Home and Commercial Automation Systems

TEMPE, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 1, 2005 -- In a further move to meet the exacting needs of the home theater and commercial HDTV markets, Brillian Corporation (NASDAQ: BRLC) announced today that its 720p and 1080p Gen II liquid-crystal-on-silicon (LCoS™) HDTVs have been certified by Crestron Electronics, the world's leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems. Crestron provides fully integrated audio/video, security, lighting, HVAC and other products to corporate boardrooms, conference rooms, classrooms, auditoriums and homes. The Brillian 720p and 1080p HDTVs are the first LCOS rear-projection HDTVs to be certified by Crestron.

As part of the Crestron Integrated Partner Program, a Brillian-specific Integrated Partner module is now available to Crestron dealers for download at It enables dealers to easily integrate Brillian's rear-projection HDTVs into home and professional environments, taking advantage of a simple drag-and-drop interface to control the HDTVs' extensive range of on-screen menu items, including input type, volume, brightness, extensive aspect ratio and screen layout options.

"Crestron has earned its leadership position in the market by being at the forefront of incorporating controls for the hottest technologies for home theater and commercial applications," said Crestron's Chris Wildfoerster, Director, Market Development. "The Brillian HDTV, with its recent awards from PC Magazine, AVS Forum/AccuCal and Forbes/Displaymate, continues that trend for us and ensures that we support the best of the best for our dealers and end-user customers."

About Crestron

For 35 years Crestron has been the world's leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, offering Total Home Technology including shade/drape/screen control, lighting and HVAC control, AV distribution, home theater systems, MDU solutions, security control, and a wide range of interfaces such as touchpanels, keypads and LCD panels. Crestron integrated solutions streamline technology, improving the quality of life for people in corporate boardrooms, conference rooms, classrooms, auditoriums, and in their homes.

Crestron's leadership stems from its dedicated people who are committed to providing the best products, programs and services in the industry.

In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia.

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About Brillian Corporation

Brillian Corporation designs and develops rear-projection HDTVs targeted at high-end video/audio OEMs, high-end video/audio retailers, ProAV/CEDIA distributors, and their base of dealers and custom installers looking for breakthrough performance and image quality. The company is the first and only provider of Gen II LCoS™ technology used in these products. In addition to its high-definition televisions, Brillian also offers a broad line of LCoS™ light engines, microdisplay products and subsystems that OEMs integrate into proprietary HDTV products, multimedia projectors, and near-to-eye products such as monocular and binocular headsets. Brillian's LCoS™ microdisplay technologies address the market demand for a high-performance display solution with high image fidelity, high-resolution scalability, and high contrast ratios. The company's website is

Brillian, UltraContrast, and LCoS are trademarks or registered trademarks of Brillian Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • For information contact:
    Hope Frank
    Vice President Marketing
    Brillian Corporation
    +1 (602) 389-8986
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