Matrox to showcase remote graphics technology for emergency dispatch at the 74th APCO Annual Conference and Exposition

August 01, 2008 -- Matrox to showcase remote graphics technology for emergency dispatch at the 74th APCO Annual Conference and Exposition

What’s happening:

Matrox Graphics, provider of the most extensive range of multi-display graphics solutions for public safety communications and dispatch, will demonstrate the Extio™ F1400 multi-display remote graphics unit (RGU).

Extio will be displayed on an AFC Industries electronic, height-adjustable console for command and control environments.


Monday, August 4th, 2008: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 5th, 2008: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 6th, 2008: 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Kansas City Convention Center
Kansas City, MO
Booth: #1713 (AFC Industries booth)

"The Matrox Extio F1400 device was instrumental in enabling us to reduce noise levels and address heat concerns at the emergency communications operator consoles," says Roger Waller, CAD Systems Manager, Technology Specialist, Arlington County Office of Emergency Management - Public Safety Emergency Communications Center. "The ability to separate each CAD workstation from the operator consoles by a single fiber-optic cable, as well as the advanced multi-display support and image quality made possible with this device were key factors in determining our selection of this technology. The Extio F1400 RGUs have helped us to meet one of our goals for this 24/7 operation—to design a more comfortable work environment within which to maximize productivity."

The Matrox Extio™ F1400 multi-display RGU enables the extension of up to four displays, audio and six USB devices by up to 820 feet of fiber-optic cable. In addition, the Extio F1400 features passive (fanless) cooling and PCI Express technology, which makes it an ideal solution for professional and mission critical applications requiring a reliable graphics and I/O extension solution. By separating the computer from the monitors and user-interface components, the Extio Series of products helps address issues such as security, heat, noise, system maintenance, and support in high-reliability computing environments.

About Matrox Graphics Inc.
Matrox Graphics Inc. is the leading manufacturer of graphics solutions for professionals and has been delivering high-quality, innovative 2D/3D, and video graphics accelerators for more than thirty years. Creator of the multi-display phenomenon, Matrox combines its proven graphics chip designs, reliable software development, and dependable card manufacturing expertise to produce products that are reputed worldwide for their superior image quality, practical ingenuity, and unwavering stability. Matrox Graphics designs and supports graphics solutions optimized for utility, empowering professionals to see more and do more. A privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Matrox has international offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Italy, and Hong Kong. For more information, visit

About AFC Industries
AFC Industries is a recognized leader in electronic, height-adjustable ergonomic workstations for a full spectrum of technology applications. AFC offers a broad selection of workstations, carts and racking systems that suit virtually every use and physical space. Leaders in the mission-critical monitoring space rely on AFC for its uncompromising product quality, design and engineering. AFC Industries is headquartered in College Point, New York. For more information about AFC Industries, please call (800) 663-3412 or visit

Matrox Graphics Inc. and Matrox are registered trademarks or trademarks of Matrox Graphics Inc. and/or Matrox Electronic Systems Ltd. Other company, product and service names and/or logos indicated above may be trademarks or service marks of such other companies.

Andre Pereira
Marketing Representative - Critical Decision Systems
Matrox Graphics Inc.

Tel: 514-822-6000, ext:7643
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