Back to the Future: SGI Returns to Visualization

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In the 1980s and early 1990s, if you were doing anything serious in computer graphics you were doing it with SGI gear. Then a series of strategic missteps and the emergence of incredibly powerful, cheap graphics cards for PCs made the company’s graphics lines irrelevant, and for nearly a decade they’ve survived as a server company. The SGI Virtu line announced this week steers SGI back into graphics for what it says is the long haul. But is there a market left to capture?

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