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(filename extension)
A filename extension for images created with the IBM PC Paintbrush tool.


(1) See PCI-X.

(2) The native bitmapped graphics file format in the earlier PC Paintbrush application. PCX supported monochrome, 2-, 4-, 8- and 24-bit color and uses RLE to achieve compression ratios of approximately 1.1:1 to 1.5:1. Images with large blocks of solid colors compress best under the RLE method. See PC Paintbrush.

(3) (PC to the power of X) In 2001, this was Intel's slogan for the digital home in which the PC was at the center, synchronizing with PDAs and cellphones. The name did not take off in the marketplace.
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Also a premier manufacturer of large structural airframe assemblies, PCX utilizes integrated capabilities, offering customers direct delivery of components and large assemblies to tier 1 or OEM integration centers.
With headquarters in Newington, CT, PCX Aerostructures is a world class supplier of highly engineered, precision, flight critical and structural components for rotorcraft and fixed wing aerospace platforms serving both the defense and commercial markets and the power generation industry.
Thai Honda will supply PCX to the global market while leveraging its superior cost competitiveness, quality and supplier network which the company has cultivated during its more than 40-year history.
Our new Verto GeForce PCX cards exploit the additional bandwidth of PCI express to enhance the users experience with better graphics and more vibrant digital media.
Al Haase, CEO of PCX Aerostructures, said, "I look forward to working with the talented group of employees at PCX to build upon the company's longstanding reputation for producing highly engineered, quality parts for the military and commercial market.
I am extremely proud of this award and the amazing collaborative effort of our team here at PCX," said Henry W.
Developed for both the GDS and OASIS library data formats, PCX technology is capable of processing hundreds of gigabytes of post-OPC data with almost zero MDP input overhead.
Jerry Putnam, Chairman and CEO of Archipelago, commented, "We believe today's announcement is a win for all involved and a natural extension of the relationship we entered with the PCX in 2000.
In a release issued April 20, 2004, PEAK6 said it intends to trade as many as 500 issues at the PCX.
ICOP Digital, Inc is dual listed on the NASDAQ SmallCap market and the PCX, and the common stock and warrants trade under the ticker symbols "ICDG" and "ICDGW," respectively.
A filing will be made with the State of Delaware (where PCX Holdings will be incorporated) in the next few days, so that demutualization can be effective on Tuesday, June 15.