BW: Linux Goes 3D; Xi Graphics Inc. Fields Hardware-Accelerated 3D X Server for Linux

“Xi Graphics Inc. has announced it will be showing its new
commercial 3D Accelerated-X(TM) Display Server for Linux at COMDEX
’99 November 15-19 in Las Vegas….”

“The announcement makes Xi Graphics…the first to market a
commercial hardware-accelerated 3D X server. The product is
being introduced in two editions — an Entertainment Edition and a
Professional Edition — both of which run on most Linux
distributions, including Caldera, Red Hat and SuSE.
These two
editions will be added to Xi Graphics’ existing line of 2D
Accelerated-X Display Server products.”

“The hardware accelerated 3D X server runs on PC desktop
hardware (Intel and AMD) and already supports more than thirty
different 3D graphics cards from most of the leading manufacturers,
including 3Dlabs, ATI, Evans & Sutherland, Diamond, S3 and

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