Press Release Summary:
Available in PCI and PCI Express configurations, FireMV(TM) 2200 and FireMV(TM) 2400 feature 64 and 256 MB of memory. Catalyst Control Center enables user-friendly handling of multiple desktops and streamlined interface. Products are supported by WHQL unified driver, which is tested and certified for range of professional 2D software packages, including Hummingbird Exceed and Citrix.
Original Press Release:
ATI Introduces FireMV(TM) Line-up of 2D Workstation Graphics Accelerators
Low Profile FireMV(TM) 2200 and 2400 to Support Dual and Quad Monitor Output
MARKHAM, Ontario -October 26, 2004 - ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX: ATY, NASDAQ: ATYT) continues to expand its product offerings with the new FireMV(TM) 2D workstation graphics accelerators, giving users in financial trading, process control and distribution control markets a wide range of low-profile options for their systems. ATI now provides corporate customers with a complete range of ATI products for their day-to-day use, with the superior image quality and stability which has helped to make ATI the technology leader in graphics.
Available in both PCI and PCI Express configurations, both the FireMV(TM) 2200 and FireMV(TM) 2400 are low profile graphics accelerators featuring 64MB and 256MB of memory. Quad monitor output support will be available with the FireMV 2400 while the FireMV 2200 supports dual monitor output and will be available for customers samples beginning in December. The FireMV line leverages ATI's experience with low power high performance mobility devices to offer fanless solutions for increased product lifespan and reliability without compromise of quality.
"With the introduction of the FireMV line, corporate customers can look to ATI for a complete graphics solution; one provider from server to desktop to notebook to workstations," said Dave Rolston, Vice President, Workstation and Embedded Products, ATI. "The superior image quality and stability that is the hallmark of ATI's products is of paramount importance to this market and ATI is excited about bringing our high standard of excellence to these new customers."
The FireMV product line-up will leverage the newly announced Catalyst Control Center, which enables user-friendly handling of multiple desktops and a streamlined interface. Having recognized the tremendous importance of driver stability to its customers, the Catalyst Control Center is the result of several thousand man-hours and experience dedicated to improving the user experience. ATI's FireMV products are supported by a WHQL unified driver, which is tested and certified for a wide range of professional 2D software packages, including Hummingbird Exceed and Citrix, ensuring system administration and upgrades are cost effective and simple. All FireMV products come with a three year warranty and unlimited direct access to a dedicated workstation technical support team.
For more information about ATI's FireMV workstation graphics products, please visit www.ati.com/FireMV
About ATI Technologies
ATI Technologies Inc. is a world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative 3D graphics and digital media silicon solutions. An industry pioneer since 1985, ATI is the world's foremost visual processor unit (VPU) provider and is dedicated to deliver leading-edge performance solutions for the full range of PC and Mac desktop and notebook platforms, workstation, set-top and digital television, game console and handheld markets. With 2004 revenues of US $2 billion, ATI has more than 2,700 employees in the Americas, Europe and Asia. ATI common shares trade on NASDAQ (ATYT) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (ATY).