3Dlabs (now ZiiLABS, part of Creative) brought the first workstation-class 3D graphics accelerator chip to market, before ATI and Nvidia – Horizon was Agency of Record from launch through IPO and later acquisition by Creative.
Horizon was Apple’s PR Agency of Record for several years, handling the launch and ongoing communications for Mac and Windows multimedia technologies, including QuickTime.
Horizon launched CacheLogic (later renamed Velocix) to wide industry acclaim and was instrumental in the company’s success among a wide range of consumer and business publications for its P2P and content delivery technologies. The company was acquired by Alcatel-Lucent.
Horizon was responsible for the successful worldwide relaunch of the world’s biggest search engine, eventually purchased by Overture and becoming Yahoo! Search.
Horizon is the Agency of Record for the industry consortium creating open standards for the authoring and acceleration of parallel computing, graphics and dynamic media on a wide variety of platforms and devices.
Horizon was responsible for the launch of this startup’s unique video enhancement technology and provided counsel on communications and marketing strategies.
Developers of a revolutionary new clock design for semiconductors, Horizon was responsible for stories in the Wall Street Journal and a cover story in EE Times for the company’s launch. The company was acquired by Analog Devices.
Offering unique facial recognition technology enhanced by human input, Horizon arranged worldwide coverage via Reuters, AP, CNN, and facilitated a cover story in the Red Herring, among many others. The company was later acquired by Apple.
Developers of a settop box OS and semiconductors for that market, Horizon launched the PowerTV group prior to the company’s acquisition by Cisco.
One of the most recognized names in Silicon Valley history, Horizon was an Agency of Record for SGI and represented a number of its most innovative software technologies and offerings during its heyday.
Horizon launched Tactus at SID 2012 in what has been called one of the best technology launches of the year – obtaining coverage worldwide on TV, radio and print as well as online. Horizon helped clinch best of show awards for SID as well as a PCmag.com technology of the year accolade. CNN, Wired and Engadget all awarded Tactus “Best of Show” at the 2013 CES.