Creative today announced availability of the Graphics Blaster Picture Perfect graphics accelerator, pioneering a new product category by making digital photo editing faster for amateur photographers. The Graphics Blaster Picture Perfect has an ESP of US$179.99 & is immediately available online from & will also be available at selected retail location.

Based on the new VP500SE Visual Processing Unit (VPU) from 3Dlabs, the Creative Graphics Blaster Picture Perfect takes digital photography to the next level by enabling consumers to view pictures in ultra-high resolution, to stitch images together to create panoramic photos, & to apply multiple special effects. The Creative Graphics Blaster Picture Perfect stitches at incredible speeds -- up to 3 times the speed of current graphics cards -- & is exclusively combined with customized, full versions of ArcSoft's PhotoImpression, Panorama Maker, & ArcSoft PhotoPrinter. Using the included photo-editing suite, consumers can quickly & effortlessly edit images, create true color calendars, greeting cards, or screensavers.