Insyde® Software to Accelerate 5G-Enabled Snapdragon Notebook Ecosystem In Collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies
Insyde’s Expertise in Enabling Firmware Expands to Include Snapdragon® Compute Platforms
TAIPEI, TAIWAN – November 16, 2021 – Insyde® Software, a leading provider of UEFI and systems management (BMC) firmware, today announced a collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. aimed to help accelerate development of 5G notebook designs powered by the Snapdragon® 8cx 5G Compute Platforms.
The Snapdragon 8cx 5G Compute Platforms have powered multiple generations of powerful, efficient, security-rich, and ultraportable PCs that modernize how people connect, compute and communicate, by offering support for incredible multi-day battery life, multi-gigabit connectivity, enterprise-grade security, AI acceleration and more.
Today’s announcement builds on Insyde’s experience in helping customers design, develop and produce PCs. Insyde Software’s collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies was key in helping deliver notebooks powered by Snapdragon 8cx 5G Gen 1 and Gen 2 Compute Platforms. The integration services and features Insyde provides to customers include assistance in adapting traditional x86 production processes for ARM-based platforms, adopting a Setup utility, flexible initialization of peripheral devices, and a custom BIOS interface for external component communication.
“We’re excited to work with Qualcomm Technologies to help PC makers deliver the next wave of smart, powerful and always-connected PCs,” said Alan Lo, Senior Director of the Personal Computing Group at Insyde Software. “Our commitment to this collaboration reflects our leadership in helping customers to bring cutting-edge computing solutions to market,” added Lo.
“Insyde Software has established themselves as a critical enabler for designing and developing laptops powered by Snapdragon compute platforms,” said Paul Hwang, Director, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies Inc. “We look forward to more companies leveraging their expertise to deliver PCs with the cutting-edge performance, efficiency, and 5G connectivity of Snapdragon compute platforms, helping to deliver immersive computing experiences for consumer, enterprise, and education,” added Hwang.
About Insyde Software
Insyde Software (www.insyde.com) is a trusted provider of UEFI firmware, systems management solutions and custom engineering services for companies in the mobile, server, desktop and IoT (Internet-of-Things) computing industries. The company is publicly held (6231.TWO) and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan with U.S. headquarters in Westborough, MA. The company’s customers include the world’s leading computing, communications and storage device designers and manufacturers.
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