Sun Microsystems Inc, Mountain View has landed a multi-million dollar OEM contract from Synergy Computer Graphics Corp for its new Sun-3 Eurocard VMEbus single board computers. Synergy wants the 68020-based board level products for use in its ColorWriter 400 high performance colour electrostatic plotter, which can produce an E-size 36 wide full colour plot at 400 dots per inch in 88 seconds. The Sun boards serve as system controllers and as high-level network interfaces to support Network File System, TCP/IP, Ethernet and DECnet users as well as to IBM’s SNA. The ColorWriter 400 has embedded Unix on the controller.
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