World’s First Triple-Output Multi-Monitor Controller by IDT Enables GALAXY Microsystems Ltd. to Offer NVIDIA GPU-Based Graphics Card with Four Outputs for Digital Signage and Gaming Applications
SAN JOSE, Calif., September 15, 2011 – Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced that GALAXY Microsystems Ltd., a leading graphics card manufacturer, has selected IDT’s ViewXpand technology for use in their MDT-series of PC graphics cards. IDT’s technology enables GALAXY to offer seamless support for up to four monitors. GALAXY’s MDT series graphics cards are ideal for use in high-end PC gaming and digital signage applications.
The IDT VMM1403 is the newest member to IDT’s family of ViewXpand multi-monitor controllers, featuring one DisplayPort™ input and three DVI / HDMI outputs. The device is fully compliant with VESA DisplayPort v1.1a, HDMI v1.3 and VESA DDM standards, allowing GALAXY to offer a graphics card with four DVI outputs. It is the first in the industry to offer such capability.
“We are pleased to enable this innovative design from GALAXY with our latest ViewXpand controller,” said Ji Park, vice president and general manager of the Video and Display Operation at IDT. “As the price of desktop displays has decreased over time, the demand for multi-monitor configurations has increased. IDT’s ViewXpand controllers enable the adoption of a multi-monitor configuration using a single graphics card.”
“Using IDT’s ViewXpand, GALAXY MDT-series graphics cards offer the ultimate viewing experience with Multi Display Technology,” said Alex Lam, chief executive officer of GALAXY. “We strive to develop innovative products that bring value and performance to our customers. With the new MDT-series, users can enjoy an immersive multi-screen gaming experience with just a single GALAXY graphics card.”
The IDT VMM1403 supports main link rates of 2.7Gbps (HBR) and 1.62Gbps (RBR) from the source. Both the input and output ports of the VMM1403 are protected with the highest level of built-in security circuitry, and are fully compliant with the industry standard HDCP v1.3.
For more information about leveraging the multi-output capability of IDT’s ViewXpand controllers, please visit www.idt.com/go/ViewXpand.
About GALAXY Microsystems Ltd.
Founded in 1994, Galaxy has grown exponentially in Hong Kong, Southeast Asia, China and Europe, and became NVIDIA’s premier AIC (Add-In Card) and global strategic partner. After years of private labeling for many tier one brands in the US, in 2007 Galaxy entered the US retail and channel market. As consumer demand increased, Galaxy entered the retail space in 2009 to help further distribute their aggressively priced high quality cards. For further information about Galaxy, visit www.galaxytech.com.
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