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Monday, December 4, 2006

Matrox DualHead2Go and TripleHead2Go are now compatible with Mac solutions


Montreal, Canada - Matrox Graphics Inc., the leading manufacturer of graphics solutions for professionals, is pleased to announce that the award-winning Matrox DualHead2Go™ and TripleHead2Go™ are now compatible with select Mac® systems. From the Graphics eXpansion Module (GXM) product line, both DualHead2Go and TripleHead2Go are palm-sized boxes that connect externally to a notebook or desktop computer and uniquely allow users to attach two or three monitors respectively for an incredible multi-monitor configuration.  

“Matrox GXM technology will revolutionize the Mac platform with its unprecedented portability and ease-of-use,” says Caroline Injoyan, business development manager, Matrox Graphics Inc. “Now Mac users can finally benefit from Matrox’s multi-monitor expertise, traditionally reserved for PC environments, by simply incorporating a GXM into their system setup.”

DualHead2Go enables a fully symmetric dual-monitor setup for Mac notebooks or desktops, creating the ideal workspace for managing multiple projects or office applications simultaneously. If a larger desktop space is required, the TripleHead2Go can be used to work with a triple-monitor setup. The extended desktop space across multiple monitors is the optimum backdrop for professionals working with digital content creation applications: they will have ample room to place all their menus, toolbars, editing timelines, and project windows across multiple monitors and experience first hand the productivity benefits of multi-monitor computing.

Graphics eXpansion Modules (GXM) are external devices that are simple to setup-there is no need to open up the computer to insert parts or to replace any hardware or software. The operating system detects the DualHead2Go and TripleHead2Go like an ultra-widescreen monitor that supports resolutions of up to 2560×10241 and 3840×10241 respectively. The GXM technology then splits this ultra-wide resolution into two or three standard resolutions and sends the information to the attached monitors. The GXM maximizes the capabilities of the Mac by using its existing graphics hardware and software for all 2D, 3D, and video acceleration.

System Compatibility
A complete list of compatible systems is posted on the Matrox website and maximum resolutions supported may vary depending on the system model or GPU. Visit http://www.matrox.com/graphics/mac for complete Mac details.

Availability and pricing
Matrox DualHead2Go and TripleHead2Go are now shipping at list prices of $169 (USD) and $299 (USD) respectively. These products can be purchased from authorized Matrox resellers worldwide or, in North America and Europe, directly from Matrox at http://shopmatrox.com.
For more information, call Matrox Sales at 1-800-361-1408 (North America) or e-mail insales@matrox.com.About Matrox Graphics Inc.

Matrox Graphics Inc. is the leading manufacturer of graphics solutions for professionals and has been delivering high-quality, innovative 2D/3D, and video graphics accelerators for more than 30 years. Creator of the multi-display phenomenon, Matrox combines its proven graphics chip designs, reliable software, and dependable card manufacturing expertise to produce products that are reputed worldwide for their superior image quality, practical ingenuity, and unwavering stability. Matrox Graphics designs and supports graphics solutions optimized for utility, empowering professionals to see more and do more. A privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Matrox has international offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Italy, and Hong Kong. For more information, visit www.matrox.com/graphics.    

 


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