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Matrox Iris GT smart camera now runs Microsoft® Windows® XP Embedded (XPe)

Smart camera offers familiar PC-like environment for machine vision applications

February 23, 2010, Montreal, Canada — Today Matrox Imaging announced that the Matrox Iris GT smart camera also comes pre-installed with the Microsoft® Windows® XP Embedded operating system.

Matrox Imaging smart cameras offer a dust-proof, immersion-resistant and extremely rugged construction. A choice of image sensors, combined with an efficient Intel® Atom® embedded processor, allow the cameras to tackle a wide variety of machine vision applications. Designed for systems integrators, machine builders and OEMs who must deploy fully custom applications; Matrox Iris GT runs Windows® XP Embedded and offers a PC-like development environment.

About Windows® XP Embedded

Windows® XP Embedded is a pared down version of Windows® XP Professional that provides extended availability and support. Application development is cross-platform — PC linked to smart camera — and is done using the familiar Microsoft® Visual Studio® integrated development environment in conjunction with the Matrox Imaging Library (MIL).

About Matrox Imaging Library (MIL)

Matrox Imaging Library (MIL) is a comprehensive collection of software tools for developing machine vision applications. MIL features interactive software and programming functions for image capture, processing, analysis, annotation, display and archiving.

About Matrox Imaging

Established in 1976, Matrox Imaging is a leading developer of component-level solutions for machine vision, image analysis, medical imaging, and video surveillance. Products include frame grabbers, vision processors, imaging computers, industrial and smart cameras, and application development software. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Matrox is a privately held company with offices in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, and Hong Kong. For more company information visit "About Matrox Imaging".

For more information, please contact:

Catherine Overbury, Marketing Communications Manager
Matrox Imaging
1055 St. Regis Blvd., Dorval, Quebec, H9P 2T4
Tel: 514-685-2630 ext. 2459
Email: coverbur@matrox.com