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NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000G To Power Linux-based Editing System

NVIDIA Corp. has announced that Discreets new smoke 6 standard definition online editing and finishing system will be available exclusively with NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000G professional graphics solutions. Discreets solution incorporates the NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000G in IBM Z Pro 6221 Linux workstations.

Embracing new platforms for smoke is a watershed event and didnt happen without significant collaboration with industry-leading partners like NVIDIA, said Marc Petit, vp of systems product development at Discreet. NVIDIA has not only provided superior graphics technology with the Quadro FX 3000G, it has committed the resources necessary to facilitate Discreets development of a powerful, affordable and turnkey system. The integrated product is expected to serve a broad range of markets including broadcast and post-production, as well as offer compelling new capabilities on a cost-effective platform.

The solutions genlock capability allows users to synchronize to standard video formats and house signals for video post-processing and editing solutions. The NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000G also enables applications to synchronize video refresh and buffer swaps between multiple systems for full-scale design reviews.

Montreal, Quebec-based Discreet ( is an award-winning digital media creation, management and delivery solutions company addressing issues for the visual effects, editing, color grading, animation, game development, Web/interactive and design visualization communities. The company is a division of Autodesk, Inc.

Santa Clara, California-based NVIDIA Corp. is a market leader in visual computing technology dedicated to creating products that enhance the interactive experience on consumer and professional computing platforms. NVIDIA employs more than 1,700 people worldwide. For more information, visit

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