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2009-04-01 10:52:00

Top supplier of automotive silicon solutions benefits from faster time-to-market and high performance of highly integrated D/AVE-3D Graphics IP SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- TES Electronic Solutions (TES), a global electronics design and manufacturing services company, today announced that NEC Electronics Corporation has signed a license agreement for TES's D/AVE-3D Graphics IP for use in NEC Electronics' multifunction system-on-chip (SoC), targeting automotive applications....

2009-03-25 15:20:39

Mozilla, the developer of the Firefox browser, has joined forces with graphics consortium Khronos in an effort to move 3D web content closer to reality, BBC News reported. Khronos said "accelerated 3D graphics" on the web is currently underway and the company hopes to set the standard for the new technology. Experts say 3D graphics capability could lead to widespread browser-based gaming as well as creating 3D environments in social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace. The company...

2009-01-07 11:40:00

World's leading set-top-box chip maker ushers in new dawn for 3D graphics in HDTV consumer equipment, enabling development of exciting new graphical user interfaces to meet the needs of increasingly sophisticated web-based services LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CES 2009 --STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) today announced its vision for the development of advanced user interfaces employing advanced three-dimensional (3D) graphics for high-definition (HD) TV. ST used the Consumer...

2009-01-07 09:55:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PSSR) announced today that Odyssey Aviation, a new independent network of FBOs, has contracted for the PASSUR FBO software suite to improve fuel pricing, fuel sales, and customer service. "As we launch our new network with our established individual locations, we felt that PASSUR was an ideal partner to reinforce our own philosophy of being a 'Flight Service Partner' rather than simply an 'FBO'...

2008-10-23 15:00:11

iZ3D, LLC, designer, developer, and pioneer of advanced 3D visualization systems, is pleased to announce that the Vizard Virtual Reality Toolkit, known for making interactive 3D content creation easy, now natively supports iZ3D monitors and drivers. Vizard, made by the virtual reality solution provider WorldViz, allows even beginners to build complete stereoscopic 3D worlds and populate them with built-in avatars. "With the fast growing adoption of 3D viewing comes the need for easy to use...

2008-10-21 06:00:10

Smartphone Show -- Futuremark, creators of industry standard graphics performance software, today unveiled Kanzi(TM), a graphics engine that allows manufacturers to add visually stunning 3D user interfaces to mobile phones and other embedded devices. Futuremark is previewing a next generation mobile UI prototype developed using Kanzi, running on Texas Instruments' OMAP(TM) 3 application engine, to selected audiences at the Smartphone Show from October 21-22. As well as effortlessly...

2008-10-07 09:00:34

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: PSSR) announced today that Ross Aviation, LLC Network of FBO's has contracted for PASSUR FBO, a unique software suite designed to ensure FBOs are never surprised by an arrival, market effectively to maximize fuel volume, and achieve the most profitable sales while providing their customers the right price. "The PASSUR products provide our team with the tools to grow and serve our customers better," said Fabio...

2008-09-09 09:00:12

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IIC Taiwan -- CEVA, Inc. [; ], a leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores, and TES Electronic Solutions (TES), a global electronics design and manufacturing services company, today announced a partnership to enable 2D/3D graphics applications on CEVA's MM2000 portable multimedia solution using TES' eVRU (embedded Vector Rendering Unit) technology. (Logo:...

2008-08-01 12:00:29

Vivante Corporation is an embedded graphics technology company licensing 2D and 3D Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) solutions to semiconductor solution providers, targeting the high definition home entertainment, embedded mobile, image processing, and automotive display/entertainment markets. Vivante's GPU product line includes GPU cores, which are being deployed into a broad range of consumer and automotive electronics devices including high-definition digital home entertainment, mobile...

2008-07-28 09:00:34

Vivante Corporation today announced that it has become the first OpenGL(R) ES 2.0 3D graphics technology provider to submit conformance results that include the Depth Texture extension (OES depth texture). OpenGL ES 2.0, an industry-specified fully programmable application programming interface (API), enables rapid rendering of cutting-edge 3D graphics for consumer electronics devices like high definition home entertainment, cell phones and cameras as well as navigation and automotive...

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