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Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program

3D monitor maker gets a helping hand from Redmond.

San Diego, CA, — June 4, 2008 — iZ3D, LLC, designer, developer, and marketer of advanced 3D visualization systems, is pleased to announce that it has been selected to join the Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program. Stewarded by the Emerging Business Team (EBT) at Microsoft Corp., the program is designed to connect high-potential startups committed to the Microsoft platform to an extensive support network that provides access to Microsoft people and programs.

“We are pleased that Microsoft acknowledges the emergence of 3D as a viable trend for immersive gaming, computer design and home theater purposes. Through our selection into the Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program we are hoping to work closely with Microsoft to expose more consumers to the thrill of the stereoscopic 3D experience through our 22-inch widescreen 3D monitors,” remarked Thomas Striegler, CEO of iZ3D, LLC.

Microsoft is committed to serving as a valuable technology and business partner for emerging startups and their investors. Companies are selected to join the program based on innovation, marketability, growth potential, funding, platform decision and strategic importance to Microsoft. These companies receive customized engagement plans designed to support their software development and increase market visibility. The program is now open to interested startups, which can apply via a profiling process outlined at the Microsoft Startup Zone at

“iZ3D provides a valuable solution, and we are pleased to have the company join the program,” said Anne-Marie Roussel, Senior Principal Business Development Manager, Emerging Business Team at Microsoft Corp. “Its monitor technology, designed to enhance the 3D electronic entertainment market, in combination with Microsoft’s offerings makes a compelling solution that should be well received in the market.”

The Microsoft EBT evaluates hundreds of technology startups each year to identify those with the strongest potential to succeed in the market, shape the industry’s future, and enhance the overall value of Microsoft products and services for customers. The Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program shines the spotlight on some of the most promising startups and provides good examples of how startups can work successfully with Microsoft.

About iZ3D, LLC

Headquartered in San Diego, iZ3D, LLC, develops and markets iZ3D brand products for the electronic entertainment market as well as for commercial and professional visualization applications. Three-dimensional imaging is gaining appreciable attention in the display market, and interest in the various iZ3D visualization technologies is rapidly increasing.

Due to the popularity of the initial iZ3D monitor product from Neurok Optics LLC, a US-based 3D technology developer and marketing company, a new joint venture has formed with Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), a Taiwan-based leading worldwide TFT-LCD manufacturing company.

The company specializes in the design and engineering of advanced 3D visualization products, and specifically targets Game and Entertainment as its markets. For more information, visit or call 858 646-3015.


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