AMD Announces Support For The Latest Update To The Windows CE .Net Operating System For Embedded Processors
—New functionality provides enriched user experience when combined with low power, high performance Alchemy™ Au1 core processors from AMD—
SUNNYVALE, CA --
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its support of the latest update to the Microsoft Windows CE .NET operating system, Windows CE .NET version 4.1. Windows CE .NET is an excellent platform to capitalize on the performance, versatility and dependability of the MIPS® technology-based Au1 core processors from AMD.
The Alchemy Au1000™, Au1100™, and Au1500™ processors from AMD provide outstanding combinations of high performance and low power consumption. These System-on-a-Chip (SOC) processors are well suited for non-PC Internet appliances, such as web pads, PDAs, as well as gateways such as routers and line cards.
“Windows CE .NET offers an incredibly reliable core operating system for efficiently enabling demanding real-time embedded designs across a breadth of hardware,” said Dr. William Edwards, vice president and general manager of AMD’s Personal Connectivity Solutions Group. “When used with high performance, low power Alchemy Au1 core processors from AMD, customers can expect a stellar processing solution.”
Designers developing products with Alchemy Au1 core processors from AMD will be able to take advantage of several new features of Windows CE .NET that meet key customer needs.
“In the highly competitive device market, our OEM customers need a reliable and powerful microprocessor for use in their Windows Powered devices,” said Keith White, senior director of marketing for the Embedded and Appliance Platforms Group at Microsoft Corp. “AMD’s Alchemy family of processors will enable OEMs to create powerful and feature-rich devices based on Windows CE .NET and bring devices to market quickly and cost-effectively.”
AMD is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and networked computer and communications markets with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. AMD, a Fortune 500 and Standard & Poor’s 500 company, produces microprocessors, flash memory devices, and support circuitry for communications and networking applications. Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD had revenues of $3.9 billion in 2001. (NYSE: AMD).
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