Faced with a contracting market and rising research and development costs due to the increasing sophistication of 3D-graphics rendering , Trident announced a substantial restructuring of the company in June This article needs additional citations for verification. In , it transformed itself into being a supplier of display processors for digital televisions primarily LCD TVs and achieved success starting from , at a time when the global LCD TV market started showing strong growth. This page was last edited on 8 October , at Securities and Exchange Commission in announced a settlement with Trident’s founder and former CEO and with Trident’s former Chief Accounting Officer , relating to a complaint alleging illegal back-dating of stock options in the period from to May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Although Trident enjoyed some success with its 3DImage and Blade3D product-lines, the entry of Intel into PC graphics signalled the end of the bottom-end, graphics-chip market.
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Meanwhile, in the laptop market, Trident was an early pioneer of embedded DRAM hraphics, a semiconductor manufacturing technique which combines a graphics-controller and framebuffer memory on a single chip.
Cyberrblade filed for bankruptcy protection in January  and the delisting of its common stock from the NASDAQ stock market was announced shortly thereafter. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Under new management, in May Trident completed the acquisition of selected assets of the frame rate converter FRCdemodulator and audio product lines from Micronas.
Silicon Valley Business Journal. Retrieved from ” https: In this market it competed with NeoMagic. From this point on, Trident’s research and development was mainly concentrated grapphics its facilities in ShanghaiChinaand a fully owned ,square-foot research and development facility in Shanghai was completed in Graphiccs help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. On January 4,Trident filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection appointing Entropic Communications as the stalking horse bidder.
The Micronas and NXP acquisitions involved a substantial and diverse product portfolio and a large number of employees in widely dispersed operations in the U. In the mids, the company briefly caught up with its main competition: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Faced with a contracting market and rising research and development costs due to the increasing sophistication of 3D-graphics renderingTrident announced a substantial restructuring of the company in June As the PC graphics market shifted cybeeblade simple framebuffer displays basic VGA color monitor gaphics later multi-resolution SVGA output to more advanced 2D hardware acceleration such a BitBLT engine and color-space conversion not to be confused with 3D hardware-accelerationTrident continued its strategy of selling modestly performing chips at compelling price points.
In lateXGI completed the acquisition of Trident’s former graphics division, completing the transformation of the company into one focusing on DTV chip solutions. This page was last edited on 8 Octoberat Although Trident enjoyed some cynerblade with its 3DImage and Blade3D product-lines, the entry of Intel into PC graphics signalled the end of the bottom-end, graphics-chip market.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional cybedblade Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May The rapid introduction of 3D graphics caught many graphics suppliers off guard, including Trident.
Views Read Edit View history. Securities and Exchange Commission in announced a settlement with Trident’s founder and former CEO and with Trident’s former 3 Accounting Officerrelating to a complaint alleging illegal back-dating of stock options in the period from to In NovemberTrident announced the resignation of its founder and CEO following an investigation by a special committee into back-dating of stock option grants, and announced that cyberbladr would restate its financial results for the period to to reflect non-cash charges for stock based compensation expense.
The resulting combo-chip saved precious board-space by eliminating several RAM chips normally required for framebuffer storage as well as providing other advantages, offset 3c a higher manufacturing cost-per-bit. Trident partnered with motherboard chipset suppliers several times to integrate its graphics technology into a motherboard chipset i. May Learn how and when to remove this template message.
This article needs additional citations for verification. After an investigation into accounting irregularities relating to stock options, in November the company’s chairman and CEO resigned,  which was followed by the departure of further key personnel, including its president and former vice president of engineering in early Init transformed itself into being a supplier of display processors for digital televisions primarily LCD TVs and achieved success starting fromat a time when the global LCD TV market started showing strong growth.