Insyde® Software Announces InsydeH2O® and Optimized Android™ Distribution for New Intel® Atom® based Tablets
Leading OEMs to Leverage Insyde Products for New Tablet & Convertible 2-in-1 Devices Single UEFI BIOS Securely Boots Both Windows and Android
INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM – SAN FRANCISCO, CA SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 – Insyde Software, a leading provider of UEFI BIOS and Android system-level software, today announced the availability of InsydeH2O UEFI BIOS and a Software Platform for Android in support of the Intel® Atom™ Processor Z3000 Series processor (formerly codenamed "Bay Trail-T") announced earlier today.
Leveraging 22nm processor technology and optimized for Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Google Android 4.2, these new Intel SoC-based platforms will power a new wave of innovative multi-use mobile platforms. Insyde Software's customers will begin shipping tablets, convertible and 2-in-1 "detachable" devices based on Intel® Atom™ Processor Z3000 Series for the upcoming holiday retail season.
Insyde's Software Platform for Android includes an array of products and features both for the OEM's and their customers, including Humanos® (Insyde's optimized version of Android), Secure Boot, Multiple Open Windows, unique Android apps, customization services, Google certification testing preparation services, and an Android App Market that can be private labeled to meet specific OEM requirements.
"As a leader in deploying Android on x86 computers, our customers are able to take advantage of a single, trusted vendor for many critical firmware and software components, features and services needed for their products," said Aven Chuang, SVP and General Manager, Insyde Software. "Our customers appreciate that they can use one BIOS that supports secure boot of Windows and Android, and can enable fast switching between them."
"We are pleased to work with Insyde Software on solutions for Intel Bay Trail based platforms and expect to see innovative mobile solutions from OEMs based on what Insyde can deliver," said Stephen L Smith, Intel vice president responsible for tablet platforms.
For more details and demonstrations of Insyde Software’s UEFI firmware and Android technology, please visit the company during the Intel Developer Forum – Booth #551, September 10-12, 2013 at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA.
About Insyde Software
Insyde Software (www.insyde.com) is a leading global provider of BIOS, UEFI-based firmware, Linux & Android software solutions and custom engineering services for companies in the mobile, server, desktop and embedded 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 computer systems designers and manufacturers.
Insyde, InsydeH2O and Humanos are registered trademarks of Insyde Software in the United States and other countries. Intel is a registered trademark and Intel Atom is a trademark of Intel Corporation. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.