February 25, 2008 09:12 ET

Lucid Welcomes PC Processor Veteran Uri Weiser to Board of Advisors

Weiser Joins Graphics Software Visionary Nick Triantos

KFAR NETTER, ISRAEL--(Marketwire - February 25, 2008) - Lucid, an innovator in real time distributed processing for visual computing applications, today announced the addition of PC processor veteran Dr. Uri Weiser to their advisory board.

Uri serves as a visiting Professor at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology and as the CTO for Commex Technologies, a leading developer of next generation x86 systems' innovative chip set. He joins graphics software expert, Nick Triantos, CEO at TokBox, Inc., a company pioneering live Internet video chat.

"We are honored to welcome Uri to our advisory board," said Offir Remez, Lucid's President. "His extensive background and leadership in the research and development of multi-core platforms will be invaluable to Lucid's strategic plans and future direction."

Dr. Uri Weiser

A pioneer in micro processor development, Uri began his career as a research and systems engineer for the Israeli Department of Defense. Employed by Intel from 1988 through 2006, he initiated the definition of the first Pentium® processor and drove the development of Intel's MMX™ technology architecture. He holds the distinguished titles of Intel Fellow, IEEE Fellow and ACM Fellow. Prior to his career at Intel, Uri led the design of the NS32532 micro processor at National Semiconductor Israel.

Nick Triantos

Nick has more than 15 years of experience in software engineering and engineering management. Prior to his current position at TokBox, Nick served as Chief Software Architect at NVIDIA, where his teams built cross-platform, advanced 3D graphics software, and real time JIT compilers. An expert in computer graphics and system software architecture, he also has work experience in the set-top box, console games and business productivity software markets, from his previous work at Navio, 3DO, and Claris.

"Nick brings his extensive software background to the Lucid board of advisors," continued Offir. "His vast engineering experience in cross platforms and advanced 3D graphics will be a great help to Lucid as we continue to develop and exploit our technology."

About Lucid

Lucid Information Technologies, Ltd. (Lucid) is taking a fresh approach to graphics rendering by engineering a real time distributed processing engine that will exponentially improve visual computing. Lucid is a fabless SoC provider with headquarters in Kfar Netter, Israel. For more information, call Kim Stowe at (408) 839-8750 or email

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