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Matrox Medical Perspective Interview with Avnet Technology Solutions

Valued distribution partner discusses the benefits of Matrox display controller boards for the medical imaging market


Montreal, Canada, October 8, 2009 — Matrox Graphics Inc., the leading manufacturer of specialized graphics solutions, today announced a medical perspective interview with Avnet Technology Solutions. Matrox Medical Perspectives is a series of dialogs with key medical partners sharing their experiences with Matrox display controller boards for the medical imaging industry.

Avnet Technology Solutions, an operating group of Avnet, Inc., is a long time distributor of Matrox MED, RAD, and the AuroraVX Series solutions to the global medical community. Professionals in the radiology, PACS and mammography medical imaging markets in particular have benefited from Matrox display controller board technology, with end users and partners impressed with both the stability of the Matrox software driver and its ability to support all medical boards. In addition, with Xenia Series, the latest display controller boards offer enhanced software and hardware technologies designed to make it the simplest solution for medical imaging workstations.

"Installing a configuration, which most often is composed of two diagnostic displays and an administrative display, can result in annoying conflicts between graphics boards," says Steven Stevens, Country Manager, Avnet Technology Solutions. "With Xenia, it’s simpler than that since Xenia combines all advantages within one board. On top of that, there is the impressive set of software tools to really mould your desktop and applications to your needs."

Xenia Series is a flexible and expandable solution, that provides medical imaging developers and integrators looking for leading edge technology the development potential for increasing hardware-accelerated performance via hardware LUTs, multiple hardware window IDs, and additional hardware features.

Read the complete dialog: Matrox Perspectives with Avnet Technology Solutions

About Avnet Technology Solutions

Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), representing US $7.04 billion in global sales annually. As a leading distributor of IT solutions in more than 30 countries, Avnet Technology Solutions improves how technology products and services are defined and delivered to businesses worldwide. For more information, visit Avnet Technology Solutions.

About Avnet

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology in the world. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers and providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 27, 2009, Avnet generated revenue of $16.23 billion. For more information, visit Avnet.

About Matrox Medical Imaging Solutions

Matrox display controller boards for medical imaging offer a wide range of display output options, resolution capabilities, and features to suit the demanding needs of medical imaging professionals. Matrox Xenia is the first native PCI Express board with all-digital triple-monitor support in a single-slot and the built-in flexibility to drive practically any known medical or non-medical display configuration.

Designed for use with a broad range of 8- or 10-bit grayscale and/or color displays in a variety of configurations, Matrox Xenia Pro includes 1,024 MB of on-board RAM, supporting growing image volume requirements and display resolutions from less than 1MP to as high as 8MP. With new technology to ensure optimum calibration (including Matrox DLC™ and 8/10/13-bit gamma tables), plus additional development potential for increasing hardware-accelerated performance via hardware LUTs and multiple hardware window IDs, Xenia is an expandable solution and a solid investment for medical imaging facilities.

For more information, visit Matrox Xenia Series display controller boards product pages or contact Matrox Graphics directly.




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