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Jan 30th 2009

ELSA Japan and LucidLogix to Introduce High Performance Computing Products to Japanese Market


Jan 30th 2009 ELSA Japan (located in Tokyo, Minato district, President - Mr. Nagai Jun), a leading computer graphics solution provider and Lucidlogix (Kfar Netter, Israel, CEO - Moshe Steiner) announce an agreement to deploy Lucid’s HYDRA based chip in ELSA Japan High Performance products.

The companies have teamed up to transform high performance computing in the Japanese marketplace. For the first time, a product based on Lucid’s HYDRA technology will be used in a new line of ELSA Japan high performance systems for the HPC, broadcast and medical markets.


End of Mar 2009, The new solution will allow ELSA to provide a cost affective solution based on multi GPUs from any vendor. First products will feature dual and quad GPU configurations.

By combining Lucid’s component with Elsa Japan’s PCI-Express end-point device and remote graphics offering, a fully scalable and flexible system can be achieved for the first time at affordable price points.


“We are pleased to partner with ELSA, which has the reputation for providing leading performance computing solutions to the Japanese market. ELSA’s selection of Lucid products for graphics and high performance computing platforms demonstrates our commitment to deliver a unique and powerful parallel processing architecture,” said Offir Remez, President of Lucid. “HYDRA technology will allow ELSA to combine multiple GPUs on one device, for efficient, high performance in compute intensive, large scale visualization scenarios.”


"Partnership with Lucid is very important for our customers who require high performance computer. We can provide scalable performance and configurable solutions to break through the performance barrier.” said Jun Nagai, president, ELSA Japan Inc.

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Photo 1 (GPU+ELSA VIXEL H200)


■ About Elsa Japan
ELSA Japan has been developing computer graphics & multimedia products for more than ten years. Our products include Professional Graphics Hardware & Software, Consumer Graphics Hardware and Multimedia solutions. Focusing on the video & graphics area of computing, we will continue to introduce products that meet the needs of end users. ELSA Japan will continue to provide high-quality products with powerful support to ensure complete customer confidence in the use of our products.

■ About LucidLogix Technologies (Lucid)
LucidLogix Technologies is leading developer of multi-GPU solutions with its HYDRA real-time distributed processing engine that improves visual computing, using off the shelve GPUs, for both business and gaming applications. Lucid is a fabless SoC provider headquartered in Kfar Netter, Israel and is backed by leading venture capital Rho Ventures, Giza Venture Capital, Genesis Partners and Intel Capital. For more information, visit www.lucidlogix.com.

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