Insyde® Software Powers Newly Launched Framework™ Modular Laptop

The Framework Laptop Leverages InsydeH2O® to Achieve a Unique, Powerful, Customizable and Repairable Design

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – August 9, 2021 – Insyde® Software, a leading provider of UEFI BIOS and BMC management firmware, announced today that its flagship firmware, InsydeH2O® UEFI BIOS, is booting and enabling the Framework™ laptop, a lightweight productivity laptop designed with modular components that can be assembled, upgraded, customized and repaired by consumers.

The Framework Laptop takes full advantage of InsydeH2O’s platform readiness and comprehensive features support to help enable the latest 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, up to 64GB DDR4 RAM and fast Gen4 NVMe storage on Windows 10 and Linux. Insyde’s flexible firmware enables the Framework Expansion Card System, a modular system of 4 bays that allows users to choose among available expansion cards including USB-C, USB-A, HDMI, DisplayPort, MicroSD and more. Additionally, platform manageability is enabled with support for Intel AMT (Active Management Technology) and Framework’s platform security is hardened through InsydeH2O’s support for the latest security features that include Secure Boot, TPM 2.0, Intel Boot Guard and Intel TXT.

“We are proud to have our UEFI firmware help deliver a PC with such a unique and DIY-friendly approach to modern laptop design,” said James Hsu, VP and General Manager of the Personal Computing Business Group at Insyde Software. “Our ability to quickly deploy fast, full-featured and secure enabling firmware with InsydeH2O helps innovative products like the Framework laptop get successfully delivered to market faster,” added Hsu.

About Insyde Software

Insyde Software (www.insyde.com) is a leading worldwide 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 (GTSM: 6231) 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.

Insyde and InsydeH2O are registered trademarks or trademarks of Insyde Software in the United States and other countries. Intel is a trademark or registered trademark of Intel Corp. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

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