Leuven, Belgium - 21 March 2006
Hyperion Entertainment VOF announces that it has licensed its 3D driver technology for ATI Radeontm 9000 chipsets to Smiths Aerospace LLC (UK) . Hyperion's 3D driver technology is OpenGLtm ES compatible and was originally developed for Amigatm OS 4, Hyperion's multi-media centric, small foot-print embedded OS. Smiths Aerospace has adapted Hyperion's 3D drivers to comply with DO-178B standards and has incorporated a 2D version into its current display technology. Smiths Aerospace has the future capability to incorporate Hyperion's 3D driver technology for use in wide area displays intended for use in civil and military aircraft.
About Smiths: Smiths Aerospace, a part of Smiths Group, is a leading transatlantic aerospace systems and equipment company, with more than 10,000 employees and $2 billion revenues worldwide. The company holds key positions in the supply chains of all major military and civil aircraft and engine manufacturers and is a world-leader in digital, electrical power, mechanical systems, engine components and customer services.
About Hyperion VOF: Hyperion Entertainment VOF is a privately held Belgian-German company founded in February of 1999. The company specialises in 3D graphics and 3D driver development, firmware development for embedded systems, IT consulting and the conversion of high quality entertainment software from Windows to niche platforms including Amiga, Linux (x86,PPC) and MacOS. Since November of 2001 Hyperion Entertainment has been working on AmigaOS 4.0 for PowerPC powered devices, the latest incarnation of the multi-media centric, small-footprint operating system originally launched by Commodore Business Machines (CBM) in 1985.