3Dlabs

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3Dlabs is a graphics card vendor that develops high-end graphics chip technology and markets its Wildcat computer graphics solutions to design professionals in the CAD and content creation industries. Formerly independent, it is now a subsidiary of Creative Labs.

3Dlabs was an early pioneer in bringing 3D graphics to the PC. Its GLINT 300SX graphics processor was the industry's first single chip, 3D-capable graphics device that was shipped on graphics boards from multiple vendors.

3Dlabs was formed from a management buy-out of Dupont Pixel Systems in April 1994 and went public on Nasdaq in October 1996. 3Dlabs acquired Dynamic Pictures in July 1998 and the Intense3D division of Intergraph in July 2000 before being acquired by Creative Labs in June 2002.

3Dlabs is a member of the OpenGL Architecture Review Board and plays an important role in the development of OpenGL 2.0 and ongoing evolution of the OpenGL API.

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