Phoenix Technologies Supports
Revolutionary New AMD Processor for Mobile and Consumer Devices
Phoenix Core System Software Works with AMD Geode™ LX firstname.lastname@example.orgW processor to Deliver Exceptional Performance and Features for Fast Growth Consumer Electronics Marke
MILPITAS, Calif --
Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: PTEC) announced that its Core System Software will support the new AMD Geode™ LX email@example.comW processor*, which was unveiled today by AMD.
The AMD Geode LX firstname.lastname@example.orgW processor was designed to allow device developers to build lower cost, small form factor devices that address key consumer requirements: long battery life, low power consumption, and familiar interfaces. Phoenix’s Core System Software (CSS) allows the AMD(?) processors to easily support industry standard operating systems, including Windows®
XP Embedded and Windows CE.
The combination of the AMD Geode LX email@example.comW processor and Phoenix Core System Software gives Windows developers greater freedom to create innovative devices and respond to the fast pace of the consumer electronics market. Developers can also rely on the Phoenix CoreArchitectTM developer tool to easily customize the firmware environment to support a host of AMD Geode LX firstname.lastname@example.orgW processor -based digital devices, from video cameras, to handheld scanners, to audiovisual components that allow consumers to create full-featured home entertainment systems.
“The widely-adopted Phoenix software and our AMD Geode LX email@example.comW processor create an excellent platform for designers to develop new and innovative applications and form factors ,” said Erik Salo, AMD's director of marketing for the Personal Connectivity Solutions Group. “Phoenix’s focus on secure and reliable software will ensure that developers have a trusted platform upon which to create the next wave of digital devices for the home, office, or on the go.”
Phoenix has a longstanding relationship with AMD and has worked with the company supporting a full range of chip sets. In addition to enabling the AMD Geode processor family, Phoenix also provides TrustedCoreTM software for server, notebook and desktop processor technologies from AMD.
“We congratulate AMD on the release of this latest member of the AMD Geode processor family, which takes direct aim at solving some of the thorniest device design challenges so that consumers will have a better experience at a more affordable price,” said Michael D. Goldgof, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Corporate Marketing and Products Division at Phoenix Technologies. “Phoenix is proud to support AMD in bringing this technology to market. This milestone further demonstrates our commitment to enabling whole classes of digital devices that are secure from the start.”
About Phoenix Technologies
Phoenix Technologies develops a complete product suite of Core System Software, tools and applications to deliver trusted, seamless computing to digital devices for an Internet-connected world. Phoenix Technologies helped launch the PC industry nearly 25 years ago. Today, the company is extending its leadership and knowledge at the core of machines, beyond the PC to a wide range of platforms and devices.
Phoenix Core System Software has set the standard for the world’s leading branded PC OEMs and their global network of supply chain and software partners. Today, Phoenix solutions enable, secure, connect and recover the world’s best-known systems. These solutions are built into the device core, where they are protected from viruses, user errors, hackers and corruption. Phoenix is headquartered in Milpitas, Calif. (Silicon Valley), with offices in global business and technology centers. For more information, visit www.phoenix.com
*This processor operates at 500MHz. Model numbers reflect performance as described here: http://www.amd.com/connectivitysolutions/geodelxbenchmark.
Phoenix, Phoenix Technologies, the Phoenix Technologies logo, CoreArchitect, and TrustedCore are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Phoenix Technologies Ltd. AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, Geode, and combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.