InHand’s new environmental initiative, InHand goes Green, will focus on environmentally-friendly technologies and practices within the embedded industry
Rockville, MD (January 6, 2009) – InHand Electronics, a leader in low-power embedded solutions for OEMs, launches InHand goes Green, taking steps to decrease the environmental impacts of embedded technologies. InHand goes Greenwill promote eco-friendly practices within the company, with customers and throughout the embedded industry. As part of the initiative, InHand will offer customers energy-saving, RoHS compliant, components and systems, while taking more steps internally to reduce impact on the environment.

InHand’s power-saving BatterySmart creates energy efficient platforms and devices. RoHS compliant parts and products are used and created by InHand, meeting demands to decrease the environmental impact of technology on the Earth. While working towards a more eco-friendly business model externally, InHand will also promote green living internally. Internally, the company will re-use and recycle shipping and packing materials, switch to biodegradable, starch-based packing peanuts and eliminate the use of Styrofoam products. Other steps include: exploring and utilizing alternative energy sources, such as solar power, working with an environmentally responsible printer, recycling, plans to provide interested customers with Material Declaration Data Sheets (MDDS) and raising eco-awareness among the embedded industry.

“While InHand has always provided quality products, with a concern for the environment, InHand is taking the steps to provide more eco-friendly products and services to our customers. With concerns about the environment building, we want to do as much as possible to lessen the impact we have on the environment,” stated InHand CEO, Knut Skare, “From recycling to energy-saving hardware and software , we are happy to be going green and hope that others in our industry will too!”

InHand Electronics, Inc. is a leading provider of low-power embedded systems to Original Equipment Manufacturers. Every InHand developed system includes BatterySmart®, InHand’s patented run-time power management software for developers of battery-operated handheld and wireless devices, such as UMPCs, PDAs, wearable computers, industrial computers and smart sensors. The company’s products are used in a variety of industries, including, military, healthcare, entertainment, and instrumentation. InHand’s FireFly™, Fingertip™ and BatterySmart® products are built on industry-leading technologies such as Intel® Atom™ processors, Marvell® PXA processors, and Linux and Microsoft® Windows CE and XP Embedded operating systems. The company’s headquarters are in Rockville, Maryland. For more information, please visit www.inhand.com.

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