Logic Technology Teams with Insyde Technology to give its European Customers a Complete Firmware Solution
Logic's Assignment as Master Distributor to help facilitate Insyde's European Market Growth and Customer Success
PANNINGEN, THE NETHERLANDS and SOUTHBOROUGH, MA, January 20th, 2006 - Logic Technology, a leading distributor of embedded software and systems tools for design and development engineers and Insyde Technology, a leading provider of firmware, system software and engineering services, today announced an agreement between the two companies whereby Logic will represent Insyde's BIOS and EFI Framework solutions throughout Europe.
With the embedded systems marketplace poised for significant growth in numerous European markets, this partnership will award both companies a greater growth potential by targeting key embedded markets that include Industrial PCs, thin clients, consumer electronics, telecommunications, single-board computing and others.
"We are pleased that Insyde Technology has chosen Logic Technology to grow their business in Europe," said Leon Houwen, Managing Director of Logic Technology. "Operating from Central Europe with a strong presence in all major European development areas and our emphasis on serving the emerging markets for industrial PCs and Internet Appliances. Insyde's BIOS, EFI Framework technology and world-class engineering support services will enable us to shorten our customer's development time on the next generation of connected and mobile devices."
Logic Technology's many years of business experience in EMEA, it's broad customer base, their thorough experience with BIOS technology as well as related x86 debug tools, makes it a natural fit for Insyde Technology. Insyde joins an impressive and complementary product line-up represented by Logic Technology including as partial example American Arium, CMX, Cogent, Datalight, EPI, Hitex, MapuSoft, and Xeltek.
"The combination of Insyde's innovative technology and Logic's prominent position in Europe creates a unique and synergistic fit," stated Edwin Brohm, International Sales Manager with Insyde Technology. "Our ability to serve key manufacturers in the embedded x86 market space will be greatly enhanced by Logic Technology, and will enable us to continue to meet and exceed our aggressive growth targets."
About Insyde's BIOS:
Insyde Technology's BIOS products are designed around a modular core with easily customizable source code and development/debug tools that allow system engineers to implement OEM-specific features and provide sophisticated design flexibility. The Insyde BIOS offers support for all of latest x86 CPU/Chipset silicon combined with critical support for industry specifications such as PC9x compliance, ACPI, legacy power management, USB, trusted computing and more.
About Insyde's Next Generation EFI Framework Firmware:
Insyde Technology's InsydeH2O(tm) -- "Hardware-2-Operating System" represents the next generation of BIOS and is a complete implementation of the Intel Platform Innovation Framework for EFI. InsydeH2O was developed using modern software engineering technology that enables ODMs and OEMs to substantially improve their efficiency in supporting new hardware designs with a wide range of silicon support. InsydeH2O is a fully WHQL-compliant firmware solution that employs a true modular architecture, is written in C code, and uses a driver model that enables a wide range of software engineers to be quickly productive.
About Logic Technology
Our mission is to provide complete development suites, as well as the best possible pre- and post-sales support. We offer a complete range of high-performance development tools as well as embedded software products: from Code Generation to Simulation, real-time In-Circuit-Emulation, Device Programming and real-time operating systems for most popular processors, using powerful SourceLevel debuggers. Logic Technology's Embedded Software group offers complete Embedded TCP/IP internet solutions, RTOS, processor and peripheral IP, Main Memory Databases, BIOS-, ROM-DOS, FlashFX (FlashDisk), FP Libraries, File Systems, as well as Compiler/Assembler/Linker & IDE toolchains. Our Interconnect Solutions specialists provide assistance with any debug accessories, bug catchers, programming/emulator adaptors and package converters. Our specialists in Device Programming offer state of the art programming systems (in-line, engineering, as well as JTAG) and JTAG boundary scan test systems, whereas our analyzer specialists offer fast, reliable and full featured analyzers for Bluetooth, USB, (c)PCI, PCI-X, PMC and Firewire. Visit www.logic.nl and find Your Logic Solution!
About Insyde Software
Insyde Software (www.insydesw.com.tw) is a leading global provider of BIOS, UEFI-based firmware and engineering services for companies in the desktop, mobile, server and embedded computing industries. Founded in 1998, the company is publicly held and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. In the United States, Insyde Software is represented by its affiliate Insyde Technology who markets firmware, software, and engineering services to the embedded systems and server computing markets in the Americas and in Europe. The company’s customers include Acer, Compal, Fujitsu, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Inventec, Lenovo, NEC, Quanta, Sony, Toshiba, ViewSonic and Wyse.