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S3 Graphics 5400E: The World’s Only Power Efficient GPGPU Processor with Embedded Lifecycle Support

Supporting the latest OpenCL 1.0, DX10.1 graphics and Hi-def video in an ultra low thermal envelope, the industry’s most versatile GPU will be shown at eMEX 2009
  • 23 October, 2009 10:55

<p>Fremont, California, 22 October 2009 - S3 Graphics today announced the latest addition to its power-efficient embedded graphics processor family, with the unveiling of the OpenCL 1.0 capable Chrome 5400E GPGPU processor. The S3 Graphics 5400E will be unveiled at the Electronic Manufacturer Exposition (eMEX), October 22nd – 25th, in Suzhou, China at the Suzhou International Expo Center, Hall 4A, Booth No. 4K08.</p>
<p>OpenCL is an open, cross-platform standard used to harness the power of a GPUs internal shaders to accelerate parallel computations in applications ranging from scientific, medical, and other high performance computing (HPC) markets. The native OpenCL engine in the 5400E GPU enables our partners to go beyond graphics and video, and penetrate these diverse HPC markets.</p>
<p>“S3 Graphics continues to empower key embedded technology providers, helping extend their market offerings based on our growing portfolio of feature-rich products, incorporating next-generation technologies like General Purpose GPU computing, as well as the latest 3D graphics architectures, HD video decode and encode, and the latest HDMI and Display Port display interfaces,” said Dr. Ken Weng, GM for S3 Graphics. “Our new Chrome 5400E truly bridges the gap between PC and embedded device design, giving customers true GPU versatility.”</p>
<p>Native support of OpenCL with the industry’s best GFLOPS per watt rating including a DirectX® 10.1 / OpenGL 3.1 graphics engine, ChromotionHD video core for HD video decode including Blu-ray, H.264, and VC-1, a video encode engine, and OpenVG 1.1 engine in the 5400E creates the most versatile GPU for embedded applications requiring longevity, customization, performance, features, and low power.</p>
<p>DirectX® 10.1 and OpenGL 3.1 applications on Microsoft® Windows® and Linux platforms can be effectively run using the Chrome 5400E programmable shader cores to speed up 3D simulations, 3D rendering applications, and other visual processing functions. OpenVG 1.1 support boosts 2D based vector graphics for scalable graphics and video vector based applications.</p>
<p>Driver support of Microsoft operating systems includes Windows 7 Aero, Vista Aero, XP, and CE. Linux kernel 2.6.xx with support for RedHat, SuSE, Ubuntu, Fedora Core, Debian, along with other Linux distributions are supported by the 5400E drivers.</p>
<p>More information on the S3 Graphics 5400E may be found on the S3 Graphics website at: http://www.s3graphics.com/en/products/class2.aspx?seriesId=17</p>
<p>About S3 Graphics
S3 Graphics is a leading provider of innovative graphics visualization technologies for the PC and embedded 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 visual computing applications. www.s3graphics.com</p>
<p>S3 Graphics PR Contact</p>
<p>US: Benson Tao International: Stewart Haston
Phone: +1-510-687-4990 Phone: +886-2-2218-5452 ext 7574
Fax: +1-510-687-4901 Fax: +886-2-8218-6752
Email: BensonTao@s3graphics.com Email: StewartHaston@s3graphics.com</p>
<p>The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.</p>
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