Silicon Valley Business Journal. Trident partnered with motherboard chipset suppliers several times to integrate its graphics technology into a motherboard chipset i. In late , XGI completed the acquisition of Trident’s former graphics division, completing the transformation of the company into one focusing on DTV chip solutions. This article needs additional citations for verification. 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 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
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This article needs additional citations for verification. In the mids, the company briefly caught up with its main competition: Graphics hardware companies Companies based in Santa Clara, California Companies that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in It filed for bankruptcy protection in January  and the delisting of its common stock from the NASDAQ stock market was announced shortly thereafter.
Silicon Valley Business Journal. The rapid introduction of 3D graphics caught many graphics suppliers off 94440, including Trident. In lateXGI completed the acquisition ppci Trident’s former graphics division, completing the transformation of the company into one focusing on DTV chip solutions. On January 4,Trident filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection appointing Entropic Communications as the stalking pdi bidder.
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Meanwhile, in the laptop market, Trident was an early pioneer of embedded DRAMa semiconductor manufacturing technique which combines a graphics-controller pck framebuffer memory on a single chip. Retrieved from ” https: 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 it 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 by a higher manufacturing cost-per-bit. Trident Microsystems was a fabless semiconductor company that in the s was a well-known supplier of graphics chipsets used in video cards and on motherboards for desktop PCs and laptops. This page was last edited oci 8 Octoberat Trident partnered with motherboard chipset suppliers several times to integrate its graphics technology into a motherboard chipset i.
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 Securities and Exchange Commission. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. From this point on, Trident’s research and development was mainly concentrated at its facilities in ShanghaiChinaand a fully owned ,square-foot research and development facility in Shanghai was completed in In this market it competed with NeoMagic.
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Under new management, in May Trident completed the acquisition of selected assets of the frame rate converter FRCdemodulator and audio product 9440 from Micronas. Securities and Exchange Commission in announced a settlement with Trident’s founder and former CEO and with Trident’s former Chief Accounting Officerrelating to a complaint alleging illegal back-dating of stock options in the period from to 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 Pdi Learn how and when to remove this template message.
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 4940 market started showing strong growth. Please help improve this article by adding citations to 4940 sources. Established inTrident gained a reputation for selling inexpensive for the time but slow SVGA chipsets.
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.