Richardson, Tex.--October 22, 1997--Symmetric, Inc. introducedthe IntelliStation M Pro, IBM's newest Windows NT-based professionalworkstation, which will utilize Symmetric's Glyder MAX-2 2-D/3-Dgraphics accelerator in selected models.
The integration of GLyder MAX-2 is part of a continuing effort by IBM tosharpen graphics application performance in its IntelliStation series,which already supports a wide range of graphics APIs, including OpenGL,Heidi, and Direct3D. The addition of GLyder MAX-2 is the latestgraphics advancement to be included in the IBM IntelliStation'simpressivelineup.
Based on the new PERMEDIA 2 graphics processor and GLINT Deltageometry set-up processor from 3Dlabs Inc. (San Jose, CA),GLyder MAX-2 is a new professional-class multimediaaccelerator for customers seeking no-compromise 2-D, 3-D, and videoacceleration. The new IntelliStation M Pro with GLyder MAX-2 can renderupto one million texture-mapped 3-D polygons-per-second and 80 milliontexture-mapped pixels-per-second. It can also accelerate video playbackand provides outstanding VGA.
Josephine Mong, Horizon Communications
(408) 969-4888 ext. 103
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