Silicon Graphics will transfer a team of graphics engineers to Nvidia as part of a strategic alliance in visualization technology.
A component of SGI's latest turnaround plan, the move will include SGI naming Nvidia as its preferred graphics technology supplier for systems products.
SGI and Nvidia settled a legal dispute last month over patents when Nvidia licensed SGI's 3-D graphics patent portfolio. In return, SGI dropped its patent suit and licensed Nvidia's patent portfolio.
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