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|Headquarters||Santa Clara, California, US, Neihu District, Taipei City, Taiwan R.O.C., Markham, Ontario, Bangalore, India|
|Key people||CEO: Elie Antoun, OOO: Michael Lin & Tommy Lin|
|Products||Semiconductor components, integrated circuits |
|Revenue||236.98 million USD (2006) |
|Owners||ST Microelectronics (since Dec 11, 2007)|
|Employees||563 (2006) |
Genesis Microchip Inc. was a supplier of integrated circuits (ICs) for video processors in flat panel LCD TVs and Monitors. Founded in 1987 by Paul Russo  in Markham, Ontario, Canada and it became a public company in 1998  and employed over 500 people (2006) worldwide. In 2002, Genesis acquired Sage Inc., a leading supplier of digital display technology. Two years earlier, Sage had acquired Faroudja which is famous for its Emmy Award  winning video processing technology and a household name among Home Theatre enthusiasts. Key video processing technology includes: DCDi, MADi, image scaling (key industry patent), color management, LCD response time compensation, and founders of DisplayPort interconnect technology now a VESA standard.
On December 11, 2007, ST Microelectronics announced the acquisition of Genesis Microchip.
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