InHand’s advanced BatterySmart power management technology to be featured on new PXA3xx processor
InHand Announces Embedded Low-Power Products Based on New Marvell Processors
Board-level Products Leverage the PXA3xx Processors for Handheld and Wireless Applications
Rockville, MD, (November 29th, 2006) — InHand Electronics, Inc., a leader in handheld and wireless device platforms for OEMs, today announced its strategic commitment to the new Marvell® line of handheld/wireless processors. InHand’s Fingertip4 and Advanced Technology Platform (ATP) are board-level platforms based on the Marvell PXA270 and PXA3xx processors. InHand has been one of the earliest adopters of Marvell PXA3xx technology and will continue to aggressively support the Marvell application processor line into the future.
Both the Fingertip4 and ATP platforms leverage InHand’s award-winning and patented BatterySmart dynamic power management software. The combination of the Fingertip4 and ATP with BatterySmart allows engineers to create devices with significantly extended battery life and maximum performance. InHand’s comprehensive handheld/wireless device development and production services complete the offering, reducing time-to-market and risk in the building of next-generation devices.
“InHand is very excited about the opportunity that Marvell’s new processors offer,” said Andrew Girson, InHand’s CTO. “With Marvell’s complementary wireless and power management silicon products, InHand sees great potential for future board-level platforms that are even lower in power consumption and more highly integrated.”
“InHand’s board-level and power management solutions for Marvell’s PXA processor line provide developers with a strong starting point for future wireless device designs,” said Marvell’s Gary Forni, Director of Platform Enabling, Cellular and Handheld Business Unit, Communications and Consumer Business Group at Marvell. “InHand is an important enabler of Marvell’s ecosystem for next-generation device developers, providing strong support in embedded platforms, power management software, and development services.”
For more information on the Fingertip4, ATP, and BatterySmart, please go to InHand’s website at www.inhand.com.
About InHand Electronics, Inc.
InHand Electronics, Inc. is a leading provider of low-power embedded system-level software and hardware technologies to Original Equipment Manufacturers. InHand provides run-time power management software and hardware/software reference platforms to developers of handheld and wireless devices, such as cellular telephones, PDAs, wearable computers, and smart sensors. The company’s products are used in a variety of industries, including military, healthcare, entertainment, and instrumentation. InHand’s Fingertip, Elf, and BatterySmart products are built on industry-leading technologies such as XScale technology and Linux and Microsoft’s Windows CE operating systems. The company’s headquarters are in Rockville, Maryland. For more information, please visit the company web site at www.inhand.com.
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is the leader in development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions. The company’s diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure including enterprise, metro, home and storage networking. As used in this release, the terms “company” and “Marvell” refer to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries, including Marvell Semiconductor Inc. (MSI), Marvell Asia Pte Ltd (MAPL), Marvell Japan K.K., Marvell Taiwan Ltd., Marvell International Ltd. (MIL), Marvell U.K. Limited, Marvell Semiconductor Israel Ltd. (MSIL), RADLAN Computer Communications Ltd., and Marvell Semiconductor Germany GmbH. MSI is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and designs, develops and markets products on behalf of MIL and MAPL. MSI may be contacted at (408) 222-2500 or at www.marvell.com.
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