SGI is Silicon Graphics Inc., a company first formed by a Stanford Electrical Engineering prof and some ex-students in 1982 has since its founding been one of the forerunning pioneers in the high-performance graphics and video systems arena. They are known for providing solutions that have made some of Hollywood's biggest effects films a reality, and are famous in fields like graphics design, CAD/CAM, and animation. The graphical computing workstation industry has remained a focus and core business of SGI throughout its history. Famous in the PC world as being the company that developed and open-sourced the OpenGL specification, which to this day remains the only real-time 3D graphics standard to be portable across a variety of operating systems. Its only competitor ('Direct3D' from Microsoft) runs exclusively on MS Windows-based machines. You may never have had the extra scratch for an Indy workstation, but you can sure afford this sharp logo sweatshirt, in man cool hoodie colors and in your size! Render that!