Matrox, Xi Graphics announce display drivers for several operating systems

Matrox Graphics Inc. and Xi Graphics Inc. have released Sun Solaris x86 (versions 8, 9, and 10) display drivers for Matrox Parhelia, Millennium P-Series, and QID graphics cards.

By Control Engineering Staff January 13, 2005
Sun Solaris x86 display drivers are now available for a variety of Matrox products, including the Millennium P-Series.

Matrox Graphics Inc . and Xi Graphics Inc . have released Sun Solaris x86 (versions 8, 9, and 10) display drivers for Matrox Parhelia, Millennium P-Series, and QID graphics cards. The display drivers were developed by Xi Graphics in partnership with Matrox. They support advanced Matrox features, including DualHead, TripleHead, quad-display, clone, zoom, and OpenGL acceleration. The companies had previous announced similar support for using these cards under Linux, adding to their earlier Linux/Solaris support for Matrox G Series graphics cards.

Says Alain Thiffault, manager, applications engineering, Matrox Graphics Inc., “Support for the Solaris operating system is important for many of our corporate and government customers. Partnering with Xi Graphics and leveraging 10 years of experience in Unix/Linux development has allowed us to quickly deliver high-quality, feature-rich Solaris display drivers.”

Free trial downloads of the display drivers are available on the XiGraphics Web site .

—Jeanine Katzel, senior editor, Control Engineering, jkatzel@reedbusiness.com