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3dfx

(3dfx Interactive, San Jose, California) A company that specialized in 3D accelerator chips and arcade game subsystems used by major graphics cards manufacturers. Founded in 1994, 3dfx also developed its own line of graphics cards but had strong competition from NVIDIA. In addition, its lack of support for the upcoming DirectX API caused the company to declare bankruptcy in 2000. NVIDIA acquired its IP assets. See Voodoo Graphics.
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The most recent version of 3DFX supports machining (mill/drill/turn) and sheet metal type features and can view most of the major CAD file formats, including CATIA, IGES, SolidWorks, STEP and NX.
3dfx believes that with the price cuts its graphics accelerator cards should attract more customers during the holiday shopping season.
3dfx Interactive can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.
3dfx had been using traditional EDI over a value-added network (VAN) to exchange sales information with its customers.
Before joining 3dfx, Burns accumulated a wealth of consumer electronics and entertainment sales experience in senior sales management positions at numerous companies including Sony Corporation of America where he developed and implemented sales and distribution strategies for 18 different consumer electronic product lines producing $680 million in annual sales and Sega of America, Inc.
3dfx Interactive is to release its first products for the Mac platform - the Voodoo4 4500 PCI for Macintosh and the Voodoo5 5500 PCI for Macintosh.
3dfx Interactive Inc has filed suit against Singapore-based Creative Technology Ltd and its American subsidiary Creative Labs Inc, claiming copyright infringement and breach of contract.
3dfx believes that court supervision will better enable it to resolve outstanding issues with a few of its remaining creditors, thereby better enabling 3dfx to conduct its liquidation in an orderly fashion for the benefit of all of its creditors and shareholders," said Richard A.
Graphics chip and software maker 3Dfx Interactive Inc has struck an agreement to acquire STB Systems Inc, which manufactures multimedia accelerators and subsystems, in a stock-swap worth roughly $141m, based on Friday's closing prices.
Upon completion of this financing, 3dfx will be able to pay all of its creditors and maximize the probability that it will be able to make a distribution to its common shareholders.
3dfx has launched a new web site for its consumers.
3Dfx Interactive Inc, the San Jose-based graphics chips manufacturer, has unveiled its latest chip at Comdex in Las Vegas.