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Greater Chinese Motherboard Industry Volume Grew 7.3% To 29.3 Million Units

(PRWEB) October 21, 2004

Research and Markets has announced the addition of 'The Greater Chinese Motherboard Industry, 1H 2004 and Beyond' to their offering.

Improving economic factors combined with slowness from seasonal effects produced slight year-on-year growth for the Greater Chinese motherboard industry in the second quarter. Volume grew 7.3% to 29.3 million units, a 12.9% decline sequentially. Heavy focus on value-line offerings cut second quarter ASP by nearly 10%. In the second half of 2004, growth is expected to come from mounting demand in emerging markets, new rollouts, corporate replacement, and continued price cuts on mature offerings.

List of Topics

Quarterly shipment volume forecast up to 2Q 2005; special discussion on bundling collaboration between chipmakers and motherboard players; 1H 2004 review with assembly level breakdowns of Greater Chinese motherboard shipment volume, value and ASP, connector types, chipset adoption, production locations, shipment destinations, and business types; motherboard maker and chipset supplier profiles.

Companies Mentioned

ABIT, Acer, AMD, ASUS, ATI, Biostar, Dell, ECS, FIC, Foxconn, Fujitsu-Siemens, Gateway, Gigabyte, HP, IBM, Intel, Lenovo, Medion, Mitac, MSI, NEC, nVidia, QDI, SiS, Tatung, ULi, USI, VIA

Report Contents:

Shipment Volume

Shipment Value and ASP

Assembly Level

Industry Concentration

Manufacturer Rankings

Manufacturer Profiles

CPU Connector Types

Chipset Adoption Rates

Chipset Supplier Profiles

Shipment Destinations

Business Types

Production Locations


MIC Perspective


For more information visit

Laura Wood

Senior Manager

Research and Markets

Fax: +353 1 4100 980



Chinas SSDs Market Anticipated to Reach 44 Million Units by the End of 2018 Says TechSci Research

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(PRWEB) December 06, 2013 -- Solid State Drive (SSD) is an alternative to the HDD (Hard Disk Drive) storage device. SSDs market in China is on the rise since its introduction in consumer electronics applications, such as laptops (notebooks or ultrabooks), Tablet PCs, Desktop Enabled PCs, Server Systems and Smart Phones. SSDs’ success is majorly due to its compact size and weight, longer run time, rapid data transfer rate and less latency.

According to the recently published report by TechSci ResearchChina Solid State Drive Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018”, China’s SSD market has grown at higher pace when compared with rest of the world. The technology is relatively new in the market and is priced high, resulting in intact market for HDDs in China’s storage market because of its economic price. However, market of HDDs is forecasted to decline comprehensively as the prices for SSDs are on the fall due to extensive demand from the customers.

The report highlights that SSDs market of China is anticipated to reach up to over 44 Million units by the end of 2018. The eastern region of China holds the highest share in the total SSDs market revenues during 2012 as a result of early adoption and heavy growth in personal computers market.

The key market leaders of China’s SSD market are: Samsung Electronics, OCZ, Intel, Micron and KingSpec, where Samsung is dominant with significant share. The report indicates that next generation Ultrabooks and tablet PCs are expected to drive China’s SSD shipments and is forecasted to get doubled in terms of sales by the end of 2013.

“Emerging mini SATA PCI-E (Peripheral Component Interconnect-Express) based SSDs have pushed the tablet PC, laptops and smartphones market in the past three years. PCI-E based SSDs for desktop PCs are priced very high, whereas Mini SATA PCI-E SSDs are almost priced half in China. Presently, Apple’s iPhone based smartphones dominates the adoption of SSDs in mobile phones. The company such as ASUS has already launched its “ROG RAIDR Express PCI-E SSD” during 2013 for desktop PCs. Thus, other companies are also expected to enter into desktop PCs market, particularly in PCI-E SSDs segment over the next five years,” said Mr. Karan Chechi, Research Director with TechSci Research, a research based global management consulting firm.

China Solid State Drive Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018” has evaluated the future growth potential of China’s solid state drives market globally and provides statistics and information on market structure, market trends, market size & share etc. The report includes solid state drives market projections and demand forecasting. The report is intended to provide cutting-edge market intelligence and help decision makers to take sound investment evaluation. Besides, the report also identifies and analyses the emerging trends along with essential drivers, challenges and opportunities in accordance with China’s solid state drives market.


Product Update: Cambrionix units not affected by the latest Haswell based Apple MacBooks and Desktops

(PRWEB UK) 29 November 2013

For many cart and case manufactures this causes a headache because if the number of USB devices on the computer is limited, the number of products you can sync with it at once is limited. Ergotron units, for example, can only sync 25 or less iPads (as per their Product Bulletin 2013-6E, Rev B) regardless of the capacity of the cart/case. Charging is not affected. Griffin have also announced that the issue will cause problems when using 2 or 3 Griffin MultiDock units.

Thankfully, due to the expertise of the Cambrionix Engineering team, they have developed a workaround for this issue. The workaround is incredibly easy to deploy and means that any products incorporating Cambrionix sync/charge electronics will work just fine, as normal. Simply log onto the Cambrionix website, download the fix, follow the instructions and carry on with the day!

So, if you have a 48 capacity cart with Cambrionix Intelligence inside, it will sync as normal and not be limited to 25 or less units.

Cambrionix – Leaders in Mobile Charging and Connectivity.

About Cambrionix

Cambrionix supplies finished products and electronic components for use in hospitals, schools, homes and businesses that need to manage and control updates, synchronise data and charge USB-connected devices reliably and quickly. Cambrionix technology is incorporated by system integrators into a variety of form factors including carts and charging pods which are sold around the world. Cambrionix was established in June 2007 and is based in Cambridge, UK.


High-Risk Executive Protection Training for Police, Military and Private Security Units

High-Risk Executive Protection Training for Police, Military and Private Security Units

(PRWEB) March 26, 2005

Executive Security Services International is an elite Canadian security consultancy & training firm specializing in close protection operations and the training of protective details for military, police and private security units. Our instructors are internationally recognized authorities in their subject specialties and currently work globally providing high-risk protective services. They have also contributed books and articles to the literature on security.

Executive Security Services International is able to provide private, corporate and government clients with an extensive range of specialty services at the highest level of confidentiality, integrity and professionalism.

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(PRWEB) October 13, 2003


Cooperation Creates a Single Supply Point for Avionics and Safety-Critical Graphics Devices, Software and Support

WOODINVILLE, WA (PRWEB) October 13, 2003 – Seaweed Systems, Inc., a leading developer and supplier of OpenGL® and X Window System embedded graphics solutions, today announced that the company is distributing 3Dlabs'® Visual Processing Units (VPUs) into the avionics, automotive, defense and medical device markets. Seaweed has developed and provided drivers for 3Dlabs graphics processors in demanding embedded environments for several years. This agreement enables Seaweed to become a unique single point of supply and support for complete embedded graphics solutions. Seaweed will also sell stand-alone processors to customers who write their own drivers. 3Dlabs is a wholly owned subsidiary of Creative Technology Ltd.

“This distribution agreement is a significant milestone in Seaweed’s continued growth,” said Robert Schulman, president of Seaweed Systems. “It allows us to focus our vast embedded graphics experience on providing complete hardware and software solutions to our customers with insight and precision not possible unless silicon and drivers are available from a single source. We are leveraging 3Dlabs’ products and design information with our experienced support and development resources to create a conduit for customers to make the most effective use of the latest COTS graphics technologies together with the necessary support for long-term deployment.”

Seaweed has expanded its resources to provide hardware design support services, including graphics PMC reference board designs, to its customers who have standardized on 3Dlabs’ graphics processors. 3Dlabs is supporting Seaweed by providing access to its latest driver sources and detailed chip and board design information to ensure that Seaweed customers receive the best possible level of technical support while deploying 3Dlabs’ latest COTS graphics silicon in a range of embedded environments.

3Dlabs and Seaweed Systems have a long-standing relationship that has positioned the two companies as the pre-eminent sources of state-of-the-art graphics devices and driver software for the avionics and safety-critical embedded markets. The combination of 3Dlabs’ VPUs and Seaweed’s suite of DO-178B certifiable products, aimed at satisfying the growing demand for safety-critical COTS embedded graphics software, have secured a number of recent program wins.

"3Dlabs is fully committed to the embedded graphics market and through Seaweed we can enable unique integrated technology and support for our avionics, defense and safety-critical customers,” said Neil Trevett, senior vice president of market development at 3Dlabs. “Seaweed drivers have been widely and successfully deployed with 3Dlabs’ processors and this agreement is a natural extension of our business relationship. In particular, we consider Seaweed to have a significant lead in DO-178B certifiable graphics drivers, and we look forward to continuing our work with them to create unique and safety-critical embedded graphics solutions.”

About Seaweed Systems, Inc.

Seaweed Systems provides software products and consulting services in the embedded X Window System and OpenGL® markets. Seaweed Systems' customers, which include BAE SYSTEMS, Boeing, EADS, Lockheed Martin, Radstone Technology, AITech, Elbit Systems, Ultra Electronics, Ericsson Avionics, General Dynamics, Rockwell Collins, Smiths Aerospace, Honeywell, L-3, NASA, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and Synergy Microsystems benefit from Seaweed's unmatched price, performance, feature set and implementation schedules in the real-time embedded space. They also benefit from the strong working relationships established between Seaweed Systems and other leading COTS suppliers in this arena such as 3Dlabs, Wind River, Green Hills, LynuxWorks, Radstone Technology, AITech, Synergy Microsystems, eNGENUITY Technologies, Altia and Centric Software. These relationships ensure that customers are provided with the most complete and advanced product solution possible for both certifiable and non-certifiable developments. Additional information is available at

Certain matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could affect the Company’s abilities to achieve its objectives and cause actual events to differ materially from expectations.

Seaweed Systems is a trademark of Seaweed Systems, Inc. 3Dlabs is a registered trademark of 3Dlabs Inc., Ltd. in the United States and/or other countries. OpenGL® is a trademark of SGI Inc.

All other trademarks are acknowledged.


For more information, please contact:

Phil Cole

VP Sales and Marketing,

Seaweed Systems, Inc.

(514) 630-7711 Office

(514) 630 7549 Fax

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Combine Multiple Matrox Extio F2208, F2408 and F2408E Expander Units to Drive Up to 16 Remote Displays from a Single PC

Combine Multiple Matrox Extio F2208, F2408 and F2408E Expander Units to Drive Up to 16 Remote Displays from a Single PC

Combine multiple Matrox Extio units to drive up to 16 remote displays from a single PC.

Montreal, Quebec (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011

Matrox Graphics Inc. today announced a new software release for the Matrox Extio F2208 dual-monitor and Matrox Extio F2408 quad-monitor KVM extenders. The comprehensive package enables a variety of new multi-display configuration opportunities that includes support for two PCIe interface cards, main units and Extio F2408E Expander boxes to drive up to 16 displays—plus keyboard, mouse, audio and up to eight additional USB 2.0 ports—at a distance of up to 1 km from a single PC. The second generation Extio KVM extenders offer expanded Microsoft® Windows® operating system support, while the new configuration and diagnostic utilities allow users in process control, operations control centers, emergency dispatch, and other mission critical environments, to effortlessly monitor, manage, and/or upgrade their Extio appliances at the BIOS or operating system level.

"Our customers have been challenging us with new specification requests for our evolving line of KVM Extenders," says George Rigas, Business Development Manager, Matrox Graphics Inc. "Mission critical systems such as those deployed by ABB Process Automation, Honeywell Process Solutions, and Yokogawa Corporation demand not only high reliability, but require future-proof investments against constantly changing customer needs, and the latest feature-rich Extio KVM extenders address these concerns."

New and/or updated Matrox Extio F2208/F2408 features include:

•Enhanced Windows operating environment support for Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bit), Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista® (32/64 bit), Windows Server 2008 (32/64 bit) with SP2, Windows XP (32/64 bit), Windows Server 2003 (32/64 bit)

•Enable two PCIe interface cards, Extio F2208 and Extio F2408 KVM extenders, plus Extio F2408E Expander units to drive up to 16 DisplayPort and/or DVI displays, keyboard, mouse, audio and have eight additional USB 2.0 ports at up to 1 km from the PC

•Clone multiple displays in two separate remote locations across two fiber-optic cables, while also stretching desktops

•Extio Setup Utility (BIOS Level Configuration & Diagnostics) to verify and/or configure the fiber-optic transceiver, link status, USB ports, hardware mapping and device password protection

•A Matrox Appliance Integrity Scanner to log device hardware/firmware configurations

•A Matrox Appliance Configuration Utility to field upgrade firmware to take advantage of the latest features

•Wake from sleep/standby by pressing any keyboard key with select systems


New software is available on the Matrox driver download web pages. Appliances already deployed can be verified using the Matrox Appliance Integrity Scanner, and subsequently updated using the Matrox Appliance Configuration Utility and installing the latest drivers. Please contact Matrox for more details.

Matrox is continuously exposing new capabilities and we welcome customer input to explore new or unique possibilities.

For more information, visit or contact Matrox Graphics at graphics(at)matrox(dot)com.

About Matrox Graphics Inc.

Matrox Graphics is a leading manufacturer of graphics solutions for professional markets. In-house design expertise, top-to-bottom manufacturing, and dedicated customer support make our solutions the premier choice in industries that require stable, high-reliability products. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with representation and offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

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Matrox Extio Units Control Workstation Noise and Stability at the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service

Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) September 8, 2010

Matrox Graphics, the leading manufacturer of specialized graphics solutions, today announced that the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service (INBS) has selected Matrox Extio Series Remote Graphics Units to regulate noise and stability issues for 25 dual- and quad-monitor worskstations across 8 studios. Extio F1220 and F1400 KVM extension solutions separate the keyboard, mouse, audio peripherals, and graphics hardware from the host PC via fiber-optic cable, while supporting up to four monitors at resolutions of up to 1920 x 1200 per display.

INBS had recently modernized outdated radio equipment in all of their studios, but the new installation—which included playout servers, recording machines, and script PCs—required additional workstation and server support, leading to a noticeable increase in both fan and hard drive noise. In an effort to eliminate the in-studio buzz, INBS relocated the computer hardware to designated housing rooms, but the new distance reduced display quality and caused problems with USB-connected controllers. INBS technicians solved these problems by installing fanless Matrox Extio F1220 and F1400 units at the operator station, enabling workstation-class performance at a distance using Extio’s PCIe fiber-optic extension technology.

“After the initial test run, we were confident that the Extio’s unique feature set could help us achieve our re-design goals,” stated Gunnar Gisli Gudnason, Head of Maintenance, Icelandic National Broadcasting Service. “Now, with noise-free studios, ultra-crisp monitors, and properly functioning hardware, complaints about system failures are at an all-time low, creating a much more comfortable—and productive—work environment for all INBS employees.”

To read the complete story, visit

About Matrox Graphics Inc.

Matrox Graphics is a leading manufacturer of graphics solutions for professional markets. In-house design expertise, top-to-bottom manufacturing, and dedicated customer support make our solutions the premier choice in industries that require stable, high-reliability products. Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

For more information, visit Matrox Extio Series product pages or contact Matrox Graphics directly at graphics(at)matrox(dot)com.


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