Rockville, MD (February 16, 2009) – InHand Electronics, Inc.,a leader in small size, low-power embedded systems for OEMs of mobile devices, today announces that it has attained Gold level membership in the Microsoft Windows Embedded Partner Program (WEPP). This achievement highlights InHand’s demonstration of top technological excellence and market impact, utilizing Microsoft products and services. InHand has been integrating Microsoft’s embedded software into InHand systems and devices since 2001.

Microsoft defines WEPP Gold partners as “very well established in the Windows Embedded community, with a history of success and commitment to Windows Embedded technologies. they meet the most stringent program criteria, and are best prepared to help your project succeed”. Gold status, which is achieved by best-of in the embedded industry, is the highest rank in the Windows Embedded partner program. As a Gold partner, InHand joins a select few recognized for their ability to best fuide and enable customers in utilizing Windows-run embedded systems and devices to the fullest.

“Our achievement as a Microsoft WEPP Gold Partner highlights our hard work and dedication to creating high quality, low-power embedded systems, while seamlessly integrating Microsoft Operating Systems with InHand systems for the past 10 years,” stated Dan Rowland, VP of Marketing for InHand. “We are committed to Microsoft and eagerly anticipate another decade of successful integration and partnership.”

“We are pleased to acknowledge Inhand electronics as a Gold Partner in our WEPP program,” stated Valerie Olague, Sr. Partner Marketing manager at Microsoft. “We look forward to continuing our partnership with InHand and appreciate the contribution and knowledge their hard work provides to developers of Windows Embedded devices.”

InHand Electronics, Inc. is a leading provider of low-power, small form factor embedded systems to OEMs needing a high performance, low-power solution for mobile devices. InHand provides its patented BatterySmart power management suite to developers of handheld and wireless devices,such as PDAs, UMPCs, MIDs, wearable computers, industrial computers and smart sensors. InHand’s products utilize Windows Embedded CE, Windows XP Embedded, Windows Embedded Standard, Windows Mobile and Linux operatingsystemsrunning on Intel’s Atom and Marvell’s Intel XScale processors. The company’s headquarters are located along the I-270 Technology Coridor in Rockville, Maryland. For more information please visit