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S3 Graphics and Presagis team up to provide optimized driver solution for S3 Graphics 2300E in safety-critical next generation avionics

Fremont, California, 9 April 2010 - S3 Graphics, a leading provider of innovative graphics visualization technologies, today announced its partnership with Presagis, a leading provider of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) modeling, simulation and embedded display graphics software, delivering an optimized display driver for the S3 Graphics 2300E GPU in safety-critical avionics applications.

Presagis will provide associated services for the S3 Graphics 2300E GPU, including customized porting support, essential for customers assembling proprietary hardware systems. The new driver solution is particularly well-suited for safety-critical applications in avionics that use DO-178B and DO-254 certified applications. S3 Graphics will provide Presagis and customers with the data required to meet these certification standards up through Design Assurance Level A.

“S3 Graphics is excited to join Presagis at the forefront of next generation avionics and safety-critical application development”, said Dr. Ken Weng, General Manager of S3 Graphics. “With deep expertise in providing certifiable solutions, Presagis can help S3 Graphics deliver its unique low-power GPU solutions to aviation and other safety-critical customers.”

“The S3 Graphics 2300E is the ideal GPU solution for customers looking to certify their safety-critical applications, offering a genuinely coherent architecture backed by outstanding technical support and committed product longevity,” said Robert Kopersiewich, Vice President and General Manager of Embedded Graphics at Presagis.

Visitors to the VIA Technologies booth at ESC Silicon Valley 2010 will be able to enjoy a live demonstration of next-generation avionics using an optimized S3 Graphics 2300E GPU. Join VIA at Embedded System Conference 2010, April 27 – 29, San Jose, McEnery Convention Center, Booth No.1238.

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About the S3 Graphics 2300E

The S3 Graphics 2300E graphics processor brings 3D gaming performance and HD video playback to embedded applications requiring advanced multimedia capabilities in heat and power constrained environments. The 2300E GPU measures 23mm x 23mm and is ideal in compact and small form factor embedded systems, requiring a fanless graphics solution with advanced display connectivity. Combining longevity, portability, performance and value, the S3 Graphics 2300E offers an ideal balance of low power and scalability for multimedia-intensive applications.

More information regarding the S3 Graphics 2300E can be found at:


About Presagis

Presagis is a global leader providing commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) modeling, simulation and embedded graphics solutions to the aerospace and defense markets and is the only developer to deliver a unified COTS software portfolio based on open-standards. Presagis combines cutting-edge technology with innovative services to help customers streamline workflow, reduce project risks, create detailed models and complex simulations, in addition to developing DO-178B certifiable applications. The company services more than 1,000 active customers worldwide, including many of the world's most respected organizations such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Airbus, BAE Systems and CAE. For more information about Presagis, please visit: www.presagis.com

About S3 Graphics

S3 Graphics is a leading provider of innovative graphics visualization technologies for the notebook and desktop markets. As a quality supplier to the OEM and retail markets, S3 Graphics powers consumer, corporate and multimedia platforms to bring best-in-class energy efficiency, graphics/video performance, and visual features to the user. Our long-term commitment to customers is to bring reliability, quality, performance and state-of-the-art features to the forefront of PC applications. www.s3graphics.com
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