SGI and VRSim Announce North American Reseller Agreement and Debut VRSim Mock-Up on Silicon Graphics Prism

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Today at the daratechMVP2005 conference, held May 23-24, 2005 at the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel, Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI) announced a North American reseller agreement whereby the Professional Services arm of SGI will sell VRSim software solutions to its customers. This strategic relationship provides integrated high-performance hardware and software solutions for manufacturing customers who demand high-quality, well-designed products with individual appeal. In addition to the reseller agreement, SGI debuts VRSim Mock-Up software running on the Silicon Graphics Prism(TM) visualization system.
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NBA Entertainment Chooses SGI to Create High-Tech Sports Powerhouse

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Signaling a new age for professional sports, NBA Entertainment today announced
it has contracted to engage Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI) as a vendor partner
with plans to use some of the world’s most powerful computing technologies to
create the No. 1 high-tech powerhouse in the world of sports.
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My Workstation OS: Irix

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Can a proprietary Unix be a desktop OS that competes with Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux desktops? Although it may lack the visual effects of OS X, and installation is tricky in parts, Irix is a stable desktop OS — possibly because it runs only on SGI’s own hardware.
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Cleveland Clinic Researchers to Use SGI Visualization Technology for Positioning, Analysis and Calibration of Brain ‘Pacemakers’

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To alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease and other nervous system movement disorders, researchers and clinicians at The Cleveland Clinic are implanting an FDA-approved electrical stimulation device into the brain. The deep brain stimulation (DBS) device, very similar to a cardiac pacemaker, is being implanted in approximately 200 people a year at The Cleveland Clinic — one of the largest DBS implant centers in the world.
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SGI Storage Solution Helps John Deere’s Moline Technology Center Cut Costs, Increase Efficiency

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Deere & Company’s Moline, Illinois Technology Center has completed the implementation of a storage solution from Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI) that dramatically speeds product design processes. With engineering and design teams working in multiple operating environments, data consolidation and management were key factors in the design of Deere’s recently updated Center. Deere has
implemented an SGI shared filesystem storage area network (SAN) solution to create instant and concurrent access to data files.
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