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3DLABS is a pioneering developer of fully programmable media-rich appliction processors capable of delivering a rich mix of accelerated video, imaging, 2D and 3D graphics, audio and floating point capabilities within a low-power environment and supporting a wide range of peripheral devices.
3DLABS team to run the London marathon to fight Cancer
London, England 4th February 2008: Egham-based 3DLABS Semiconductor announces that three of its team members will be taking part in the 2008 Flora London Marathon. Tim Lewis and his colleagues will tackle the 26.2 mile course from Greenwich Park to The Mall on 13th April 2008, in support of the UK's leading cancer charities, Breakthrough Breast Cancer and the Institute of Cancer Research.
"We're used to nanometres rather than miles, but however you measure it its a long way," said Tim Lewis, marketing director "Most people know someone who has been touched by Cancer and we are pleased to be raising money for charities that do such fantastic research at the cutting edge of science. Nearly 44,000 women are diagnosed with Breast Cancer each year in the UK. That's a lot of mothers, wives and children whose lives are affected and we welcome any donations that can help these charities find treatments and cures."
All money raised will go towards supporting the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Centre and the Institute of Cancer Research.
To sponsor the team please visit http://www.justgiving.com/3dlabs
ZiiLABS is a leader in media-rich application processors, hardware platforms and advanced middleware. Its products enable OEMs, ODMs, System Integrators and Software Developers to deliver industry-leading devices across a broad range of consumer electronics and embedded markets. Originally founded in 1994 as 3DLABS, the company re-branded and joined with the Personal Digital Entertainment group of Creative Technology to form ZiiLABS in January 2009. ZiiLABs with over 800 R&D engineers today has invested US$1billion and 10,000 man years in media processing solutions and has offices in the UK, China, USA and Singapore.
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About Breakthrough Breast Cancer
Breakthrough Breast Cancer is the leading UK charity committed to breast cancer research, campaigning and education. It has established the UK's first dedicated breast cancer research centre, the Toby Robins Breast Cancer Research Centre, in partnership with the Institute of Cancer Research. Breakthrough also campaigns to keep breast cancer at the top of the public and political agendas, promoting education and awareness of the issue among the public, policy makers, health professionals and the media. To find out more please go to http://www.breakthrough.org.uk/ or contact Joanna Campbell on +44 (0)20 7280 4293
About The Institute of Cancer Research & Everyman
1 in 3 people will suffer some form of cancer during their life. The Institute of Cancer research is the only UK charity directly involved in every stage of research to combat all cancers. Alongside their pioneering work in breast and lung cancers they run the Everyman Campaign to raise awareness of testicular and prostate cancer and funds for Europe's first and only centre dedicated to their research. To find out more please go to http://www.icr.ac.uk/ or contact Jon Street on +44 (0)20 7153 5542