apve Matrox New Parhelia™ APVe

Matrox is pleased to announce the Parhelia™ APVe, a PCI Express (PCIe)
graphics card designed specifically for creative professionals. Featuring the
industry’s first Dual-display plus HDTV output from a single graphics card, the
Parhelia APVe lets users extend and place timelines, tracks, windows and menus
across two displays while providing remarkable HDTV support for a truly
immersive set-up. In addition, the Parhelia APVe features flexible Dual-DVI plus
standard definition TV (SDTV) output, convenient video input1 and unique
What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get (WYSIWYG) video output plug-ins for the most
comprehensive creative workstation support.
The Matrox Parhelia APVe will be available in Q1’2005 at an ESP of $ 349 US from
select resellers.

apve Matrox New Parhelia™ APVe

Matrox Graphics Inc., the leading manufacturer of professional graphics
solutions, is pleased to announce the Parhelia™ APVe, a PCI Express (PCIe)
graphics card designed specifically for creative professionals. Featuring the
industry’s first Dual-display plus HDTV output from a single graphics card, the
Parhelia APVe lets users extend and place timelines, tracks, windows and menus
across two displays while providing remarkable HDTV support for a truly
immersive set-up. In addition, the Parhelia APVe features flexible Dual-DVI plus
standard definition TV (SDTV) output, convenient video input1 and unique
What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get (WYSIWYG) video output plug-ins for the most
comprehensive creative workstation support.

"Matrox is thrilled to offer the Parhelia APVe to creative professionals
migrating to PCI Express platforms requiring a dedicated graphics card for their
audio, photo and video editing needs," says Caroline Injoyan, product manager,
Matrox Graphics. "This forward-looking graphics solution lets customers take
advantage of space-saving digital flat panel technology and the move to HDTV,
all the while benefiting from Matrox’s rock-solid driver stability and renowned
image quality for truly dramatic results."

"PCI Express is proving to be a major enabler for enhanced computer
capabilities, particularly in the graphics industry where companies, such as
Matrox Graphics, are translating the greater I/O performance of PCI Express
technology into enhancements for high-definition imaging and video editing,"
says Jim Pappas, director, Intel Enterprise Initiative Marketing.

The 128MB Parhelia APVe is PCI Express x16 compatible and features dual 400 MHz
RAMDACs with independent lookup tables for fully symmetric DualHead® resolutions
up to 1920 x 1440 per display and advanced Dual-DVI technology for crisp, clear
resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 per digital flat panel – a must for digital photo
editing. HDTV output is supported in both 1080i and 720p resolutions via an
included YPbPr analog component cable, complementing Matrox’s high-quality
S-video and composite NTSC/PAL video output. Supported multi-display
configurations include: Dual-display plus HDTV output, Dual-DVI plus SDTV
output, TripleHead Desktop Mode, DualHead Clone, and DualHead Zoom, among
others. The Parhelia APVe also provides composite and S-video input
functionality via a separate cable and features advanced video technologies such
as: gamma correctable Dual Hardware Overlay support, PureVideo Preview for
full-screen video playback and adjustable proc-amp controls for the video window
and TV. Bundled software includes: the Matrox PowerDesk-HF utility suite, an
intuitive and feature rich interface for adjusting board-level and multi-display
parameters, and WYSIWYG video output plug-ins for Adobe® Premiere® Pro, Adobe
After Effects®, Adobe Photoshop®, Discreet™ Combustion® 3, Discreet 3ds max™ and
NewTek LightWave 3D®. The Parhelia APVe is OpenGL® and Microsoft® DirectX®
compliant and ships with display drivers for Microsoft Windows® XP and Windows®
2000.

Pricing and Availability
The Matrox Parhelia APVe will be available in Q1’2005 at an ESP of $ 349 US from
select resellers and directly from Matrox at:

http://shopmatrox.com