World's First Notebook PC Capable of Cinematic Realism Powered By ATI; ATI's MOBILITY RADEON 9600 Mobile Visual Processor Now Shipping



MARKHAM, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 2, 2003--Dramatic visual effects, unmatched performance and vibrant cinematic realism are now available to notebook users for the first time, as ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY)(NASDAQ: ATYT) today announced that the MOBILITY(TM) RADEON(TM) 9600 mobile visual processor is now shipping in the Overdose RADEON(TM) 2040 XL notebook PC by Gericom, one of Europe's foremost notebook manufacturers.

The MOBILITY RADEON 9600 is the first mobile graphics processor to ship with full hardware support for Microsoft DirectX(TM) 9.0. It runs DirectX(TM) 9.0 graphics at full-speed, with full image quality and color precision at all times - a requirement for true-to-life cinematic special effects.

The first mobile graphics processor to be manufactured using the leading-edge 0.13 micron manufacturing process, MOBILITY RADEON 9600 offers higher DirectX 9.0 performance than any competitive chip.

Gericom's Overdose RADEON 2040 XL is powered by ATI's MOBILITY RADEON 9600 mobile visual processor with 64MB DDR RAM, an Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 Processor-M running at 2GHz, 512MB RAM, a 60GB hard drive, a DVD-R/RW drive, and a 15" SXGA+ panel display.

"Gericom has created a notebook that offers incredible cinematic imagery, performance and features superior to many high-end desktop PCs," said Phil Eisler, Vice President and General Manager, Mobile and Integrated Business Unit, ATI Technologies Inc. "MOBILITY RADEON 9600 once again demonstrates ATI's ability to bring powerful new technologies to market ahead of the competition."

MOBILITY RADEON 9600 uses an extraordinarily efficient 3D core delivering 12 pixel shader operations per clock cycle, and is a multimedia powerhouse with comprehensive hardware acceleration for encode, decode and de-blocking of MPEG-2 and streaming video formats. The MOBILITY RADEON 9600 also extends ATI's leadership in notebook graphics power management, giving users both the longest battery life and highest performance.

With the availability of MOBILITY RADEON 9600, ATI has extended its leadership by bringing the highest performance, cinematic realism and DirectX 9.0 graphics to all segments of the PC market - high-end and mainstream desktop and notebook PCs.

About the Company

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 processing 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 2001 revenues in excess of US $1 billion, ATI has more than 1,900 employees in the Americas, Europe and Asia. ATI common shares trade on NASDAQ (ATYT) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (ATY).

Copyright 2003 ATI Technologies Inc. All rights reserved. ATI and ATI product and product feature names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of ATI Technologies Inc. All other company and product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Features, pricing, availability and specifications are subject to change without notice.

For media or industry analyst support, visit our Web site at http://www.ati.com.

CONTACT: ATI Technologies Inc.
             Chris Hook, 905/882-2600 Ext. 8477
             
Email Contact
             or
             Janet Craig, 905/882-2600 Ext. 2631
             Fax: 905/882-2620
             
Email Contact
             or
             BenchMark Porter Novelli
             Derek Baker, 416/422-5178
             
Email Contact



Review Article Be the first to review this article

Featured Video
Jobs
Associate Packaging Engineer for Unilever at Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Senior Account Manager, Utilities for RAMTeCH Software Solutions, Inc. at Stillwater, Minnesota
GIS Engineer III for Nebraska State Government at Lincoln|, Nebraska
Vice President, GIS Business Unit for RAMTeCH Software Solutions, Inc. at Stillwater, Minnesota
BIM / REVIT Senior Structural Modeler for McNamara Salvia at New York, California
Upcoming Events
6th OpenFOAM Conference 2018 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Hamburg Airport Flughafenstraße 1-3 Hamburg Germany - Oct 23 - 25, 2018
ASSESS 2018 CONGRESS at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton GA - Oct 28 - 30, 2018
MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress—MSEC 2018 at Silverado Resort and Spa 1600 Atlas Peak Road Napa CA - Oct 28 - 30, 2018
OpenFOAM Conference North America 2018 at Holiday Inn & Suites Farmington Hills - Detroit NW 33103 Hamilton Court Farmington Hills MI - Oct 30, 2018
Kenesto: 30 day trial



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise