QNX : Performance to Telecom Systems
QNX RTOS supports MPC7400 with AltiVec Technology
Motorola: Motorola's New MPC7400 Microprocessor
Motorola's New MPC7400 Microprocessor Delivers Quantum Performance Leap for Embedded and Desktop Systems
Apple: Introducing the PowerPC G4 with Velocity Engine.
The first supercomputer on a chip.
Mercury: Mercury Computer Systems Quadruples Processing
New RACE VME Systems Using Next-Generation PowerPC Microprocessors with AltiVec Technology Achieve 130 GFLOPS per Cubic Foot
SKY : SKY Introduces Merlin
Merlin Delivers 10.6 GFLOPS on a Single 6U VME Board
TeraGlobal: TeraGlobal Communications Launches TeraMedia
TeraGlobal Communications Launches TeraMedia Communications Network Service at Motorola "HORIZONS `99" Conference
PowerLogix: Adobe Agrees To Post Altivec Enhanced Photoshop Plug-ins
Adobe has informed PowerLogix that they will be posting Altivec enhanced Photoshop plug-ins for free download on the Adobe web site in the next 2-3 weeks. Previously these plug-ins were only available with PowerMac G4s; now they will be available for G4 upgrade buyers as well.
PSR: Automatic Vectorization for AltiVec
Pacific Sierra Research announces automatic creation of vector code for Motorola AltiVec chips, with VAST-C/AltiVec. VAST-C/AltiVec is a vectorizing preprocessor that automatically replaces loops in C programs with inline AltiVec vector extensions.