Source: OS Opinion
It is relatively easy to justify the assertion that writing middleware is obsolete, especially when the industry has access to integration hardware that combines admin-friendly command-line interfaces with integrated tools that support hundreds of middleware standards.
PowerStrip provides advanced, multi-monitor, programmable hardware support to a wide range of graphics cards - from the venerable Matrox Millennium I to the latest Radeon 8500DV and GeForce4 Ti4600. It supports multiple graphics cards from multiple chipset vendors, simultaneously, under every Windows operating system from Windows 95 to XP. A simple menu that pops up from the system tray provides access to some 500 controls over your display hardware, including sophisticated color correction tools, period level adjustments over screen geometry, and driver independent clock controls.
Creative has released a whole slew of new drivers and tools... Check out the list: