Insyde Software Readies Worldwide Support for New AMD Geode™ Processor Development Platforms
—XpressROM™ BIOS Available for AMD Geode™ DBSC1100 and DBSC1200 Development Boards—
TAIPEI, TAIWAN and SOUTHBOROUGH, MA --
Insyde Software, a leading provider of system software, BIOS, and engineering services, today announced the availability of its XpressROM™ BIOS and software support services for two new AMD (NYSE:AMD) Geode™ processor development boards. Insyde Software has engineering and project management teams in the U.S. and Taiwan dedicated to helping AMD Geode device manufacturers meet critical firmware requirements and product shipment schedules.
Earlier today, AMD announced availability of the AMD Geode DBSC1100 and AMD Geode DBSC1200 development boards. Targeted at embedded and industrial computing devices, these new platforms provide a computer-on-module design offering ultimate design flexibility, low-power and high-performance in a small industry-standard form factor.
With over six years of experience licensing XpressROM and supporting the Geode processor family, Insyde Software is uniquely positioned to help DBSC1100 and DBSC1200 customers get to market quickly. In addition to its off-the-shelf BIOS product, Insyde offers custom engineering services that include BIOS modifications, device driver development, embedded application porting, Windows®
and Linux operating system integration, system testing and more.
“We are pleased to see Insyde Software’s continued support for AMD embedded solutions,” said Erik Salo, director of marketing, Personal Connectivity Solutions Group, AMD. “Having XpressROM BIOS support at launch time is important to securing new AMD Geode processor design wins now and throughout 2005.”
Evaluation copies of the XpressROM BIOS for these new development platforms and the entire family of Geode processors are available on Insyde’s AMD Geode Support Center
Web site at http://www.insydesw.com/productcenter/amd/geodesite/index.cfm
. This Web site is a resource available to all product developers offering free and easy access to Geode design information, technical documentation, evaluation firmware/software (BIOS, Boot loaders) and more.
“AMD has truly simplified the design process for embedded computing makers with these development boards,” said Mike Kress, vice president of sales for Insyde Software in the U.S. “We expect our customers to take full advantage of these new development tools along with the flexible pricing, licensing, and customized support services that we offer.”
About Insyde Software
Insyde Software (www.insydesw.com
) is a leading provider of BIOS, firmware and engineering services for companies in the embedded computing, personal computer and semiconductor industries. Founded in 1998, the company is publicly held and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan with offices in Portland, OR, Southborough, MA and Seoul, Korea and is represented with sales, engineering and support partners in China, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and the UK. Insyde Software customers include Acer, Fujitsu-Siemens, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Jabil Circuit, Kontron, NEC, Nokia, Quanta, Sony, Toshiba, ViewSonic and Wyse.
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