Pixelworks develops and markets semiconductor and software solutions for various markets, including mobile, home entertainment, content, and business and education. Their products include video display processors, image processors, digital signal processing technology, and software that control the operations and signal processing within high-end display systems. They also offer transcoder integrated circuits for converting bitrates, resolutions, and codecs. The company has an intellectual property portfolio of 334 patents related to the visual display of digital image data. They sell their products through a direct sales force, distributors, and manufacturers' representatives in various countries. Pixelworks was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Portland, Oregon.