Consumer electronics (CE) product developers are increasingly turning to programmable logic-based solutions to respond to the rapidly changing needs of consumers and deliver new features and capabilities. This trend is the result of a recent proliferation of low-cost programmable logic offerings, such as Altera’s Cyclone series of FPGAs and MAX II CPLDs. This white paper describes how Pinnacle Systems has leveraged programmable logic flexibility in order to address cost and board space reduction needs, while delivering significant product differentiation in their Studio MovieBox Deluxe product.