Some major milestones for
1. Introduction of PC Based Frame
Grabbers into Semiconductor Industry - Matrox
1.A Helped launch Power FET Based
Power Supply Line from Canada become major
Power Supply Vendor in SV.
1AA. Helped introduce Tadpole into
US Market by setting up 1 Million Dollar
OEM deal with Amdahl for Front End Processors.
1B. Helped SBE Inc emerge as leader
in Multibus OEM Motorola 68000 market by
getting OEM deals with Adept, Cisco, Credence,
and Berkeley Process Control. Recognized
as No 1 Representative.
1C. Became No 1 OEM Board Distributor
In SV when representing Burr-Brown, Mupac,
SBE, Tadpole, VMIC, and Greenspring Computer.
This lasted for 1 year. Next Year we lost
key people when several lines went direct.
2. Introduction of CD Recorders into
the content creation world of Silicon Valley
2A. Found right contacts and created
OEM relationship between Matrox and Sun
Microsystems for OEM S Bus Graphics cards.
This helped Matrox create a Billion Dollar
Business with its Graphics Technology.
3. Introduction of JPEG, MPEG-1,
MPEG-2 Technology - Optibase
4. Introduction of ISDN Based Video
Conferencing - VTEL
5. Introduction of ISDN Routers -
6. Introduction of PC Based Video
Editing - Matrox Video
7. Introduction of High Performance
DSP Based Boards for Military Reconnaissance
8. Introduction of X Servers into
PC World - Hummingbird Communications
9. Building on a Subcontract Basis
NLE Editing Systems - Fast Electronics
10. Distributing CCD Camera - JAI
11. Very Successful at
shipping over 8 Million Dollars of Matrox
Product in one 12 month period. This causes
Matrox to think about "going direct".
12. Moved from San Jose
to San Diego so teenagers can be close to
Grandparents. Reestablished Computer Modules,Inc
as a VAR in San Diego
13. Established new stronger
relationships with Hitachi, Euresys, and
14. Started to establish
ourselves in San Diego and create relationships
with local and Southern California Community