ChipWrights is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in the design, development, and marketing of a new class of digital signal processing-based devices called visual signal processors (ViSPs). Built on an innovative architecture comprising a RISC processor and a highly-integrated, highly-scalable array of DSP vector processing units, this fully programmable, low cost, low power, and very high performance system-on-chip (SoC) family is ideal for building products in the mobile digital imaging and video markets. ChipWrights technology complements literally any image-based application making it perfectly suited to consumer electronics products such as digital still cameras, digital camcorders, security cameras , and personal mediaplayers . Applications range from real-time image capture/presentation to image transmission/network media infrastructure. ChipWrights provides a complete software development tool suite, software libraries, and hardware reference designs to enable rapid development. Headquartered in the United States, the company has offices in Waltham, MA and Tokyo, Japan.