Matrox Parhelia? meets stringent standards of new Autodesk? Inventor? Certified Hardware Program
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Matrox Parhelia? meets stringent standards of new Autodesk? Inventor? Certified Hardware Program


Parhelia™ graphics card now certified for Autodesk® Inventor® 7


Montreal, Canada, August 28, 2003—Matrox Graphics Inc., the leading manufacturer of professional graphics solutions, is pleased to announce that the Parhelia™ graphics card has been certified for Autodesk® Inventor® 7 under the new Autodesk Inventor Certified Hardware Program. Having met the specific technical and benchmark requirements of Autodesk’s quality assurance staff, this certification demonstrates that Parhelia meets or exceeds the strict criteria for robustness, quality, and interoperability with Autodesk Inventor.

“The Parhelia graphics card performed well during the rigorous certification process,” says Barrett Kamille, partner applications manager, Autodesk Manufacturing Solutions Division. “As a member of the Autodesk Inventor Certified Hardware Program, Matrox Parhelia offers Autodesk Inventor users a strong platform for optimizing the effectiveness of their 3D mechanical design system.”

“Matrox has the highest standards in order to ensure that our products exhibit maximum stability, reliability and quality, and we have a dual-certification process for our drivers, which consists of both rigorous Matrox and independent software vendor (ISV) testing and validation of various CAD software,” says Sam Recine, product manager, 3D workstation products, Matrox Graphics Inc. “With this latest ISV certification, Autodesk Inventor users can be assured that they can rely on the Parhelia graphics card for their 3D mechanical design needs.”

About Matrox Graphics Inc.
Matrox Graphics Inc., the leading manufacturer of professional graphics solutions, has been delivering high-quality, innovative 2D/3D and video graphics accelerators for more than a quarter century. Pioneer of the trend-setting DualHead® technology, Matrox is a graphics chip designer and board manufacturer whose products have been awarded over 1,000 times worldwide for their superior image quality, practical ingenuity and unwavering stability. In July 2002, Matrox was elected as a voting member of the OpenGL® Architecture Review Board (ARB). A privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Matrox has international offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Information on Matrox products, drivers, technical support and more can be found at: www.matroxcad.com.

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Liv Stewart, public relations specialist, (514) 822-6000 x7350, Email Contact

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