Pixelworks Becomes a Unity Verified Solution Partner to Improve the Visual Display of Mobile Games

Pixelworks render accelerator Enables Unity developers to reach a new standard for smooth mobile gaming experience

SHANGHAI, April 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PXLW), a leading provider of visual processing solutions, today announced that it is now a Unity Verified Solutions Partner (“VSP”). This means that Unity has checked the Pixelworks SDK and ensured that it is optimized for the latest version of the Unity editor, providing a seamless experience for Unity developers.

The Unity Verified Solutions program supports Unity developers and creators through partnerships with technologies that help shorten application delivery times, improve game performance, minimize downtime, and accelerate game play. ‘adoption.

Pixelworks provides industry-leading technology and solutions for content creation, video delivery and display processing, aimed at enabling highly authentic viewing experiences with superior visual quality, on all screens. Thanks to the convenience of portability and continuous improvement in performance, smartphones have become the go-to device for multiple forms of visual entertainment. Specific to gamers, some significant pain points have remained synonymous with mobile gaming, such as the trade-offs typically associated with higher frame rates. Pixelworks’ solutions increase the display performance of mobile devices to enable seamless playback of AAA games in HDR at high frame rates for long periods of time, while simultaneously maintaining a fully optimized and immersive visual experience.

In late 2021, Pixelworks launched its X7 Visual Processor and Rendering Accelerator 2.0 solution for advanced display processing in mobile games. Built around an X7 processor, Pixelworks’ Rendering Accelerator solution offers powerful, industry-first features that effectively combat the problems inherent in gaming on mobile devices. Now, as Unity’s VSP, Pixelworks aims to help build a more robust and sustainable gaming ecosystem alongside other key players in the gaming industry, including content providers, developers of games, mobile platforms and other technology providers.

The release of Pixelworks’ Rendering Accelerator aims to serve as a catalyst to bring ultra-smooth motion and longer playtime to games on mobile devices. Combined with the Pixelworks X7 processor, the Rendering Accelerator solution increases the frame rate of content by pre-processing motion vectors more accurately and efficiently to deliver optimal and smooth animation, while simultaneously offloading the GPU to extend game time. and lower the operating temperature. of mobile devices.

“As the world’s leading platform for real-time 3D content creation and operation, Unity has gained immense popularity among game developers due to its cutting-edge technology and abundant resources spanning the entire game development lifecycle,” said Todd DeBonis, President and CEO, Pixelworks. “By becoming a Unity VSP, we aim to expand our vision to embrace technological innovation and an enhanced user experience, combined with a cooperative development environment and comprehensive support tools for the entire gaming community. C It’s exciting to work with both Unity and OEM partners to positively impact all phases of the mobile game development lifecycle, bringing valuable benefits and a premium gaming experience to more people. users.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Pixelworks to the VSP program,” said Junbo Zhang, Chairman of Unity Greater China and Global Senior Vice President. “We expect our creators to experience success through the use of the new render accelerator available.” As part of enhancing users’ gaming experience with superior visual display performance, Pixelworks continues to develop dedicated visual processing solutions that enable mobile OEMs to meet the growing and individualized demands of end consumers. The company’s visual processors and solutions have been successfully applied and recognized by many well-known mobile device manufacturers, including vivo, OPPO, OnePlus, Black Shark, HONOR and realme.

For game developers interested in Pixelworks Rendering Accelerator, please send detailed inquiries to: [email protected]

About Pixel Works

Pixelworks (NASDAQ: PXLW) provides industry-leading content creation, video delivery, and display processing solutions and technology that enable highly authentic viewing experiences with superior visual quality, on all devices. screens, from cinema to smartphone and beyond. The company has over 20 years of experience delivering image processing innovation to leading vendors of consumer electronics, professional displays and video streaming services.
For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.pixelworks.com.

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Edward N. Arrington