Orchid Technology was a privately held company founded by Fred Dietrich in 1982. In August1994, it was acquired by Micronics Computers, Inc. Orchid was known for its Righteous 3D, Fahrenheit Video3D and Kelvin 64 graphics accelerators. They also manufactured an array of multimedia products including SoundWave 32 and GameWave 32 and the award-winning Vidiola line of digital capture and playback systems. 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Note: as an adjective (stressed on the second syllable instead of the first), august means honorable. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... A GeForce 4 4200-based graphics card A graphics card or video card is a component of a computer which is designed to convert a logical representation of an image stored in memory to a signal that can be used as input for a display medium, most often a monitor... Multimedia is the use of several different media to convey information (text, audio, graphics, animation, video, and interactivity). ...
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