Insyde® Software Powers Atari VCS™ Entertainment System
Innovative, Versatile and Powerful AMD Ryzen™-Based PC & Console Hybrid Enabled with InsydeH2O UEFI BIOS
WESTBOROUGH, MA – March 31, 2021 – Insyde® Software, a leading provider of UEFI BIOS and BMC management firmware, announced today that its flagship firmware, InsydeH2O® UEFI BIOS, is powering the exciting new Atari VCS™ PC/console hybrid gaming and entertainment system.
The Atari VCS is a modern gaming and video computer system, wrapped in a retro-futuristic design, that blends the best features of consoles and PCs to deliver a completely unique experience to gamers and creators. Featuring the AMD Ryzen™ Embedded 1606G processor with integrated Radeon™ Vega 3 graphics, the Atari VCS is built on a modern and capable x86 PC platform that supports HD gaming, 4K HDR videos and streaming, as well as the ability to switch from the console-like Atari Dashboard to PC Mode. The Atari VCS’ PC Mode turns the system into a fully functional mini-PC, allowing users to boot operating systems that include Windows, Linux, ChromeOS and SteamOS.
InsydeH2O UEFI BIOS provides, fast, secure and reliable boot for AMD embedded and gaming system designs. By working closely with AMD and providing InsydeH2O as their in-house reference BIOS for all new AMD embedded platforms, Insyde Software is able to help companies such as Atari leverage its UEFI solutions to more easily enable AMD platform designs and help shift development efforts toward differentiation and innovation.
“Companies like Atari are choosing Insyde Software for gaming and embedded products because of our ability to quickly deploy fast and secure UEFI BIOS for AMD Ryzen Embedded platforms,” said Mohamad Saleh, VP of Engineering at Insyde Software. “We’re proud to partner with Atari helping to enable such an innovative new entertainment system for this iconic brand."
“Insyde’s superb engineering support and platform readiness for AMD Embedded products exceeded our expectations,” said Michael Arzt, Chief Operations Officer, Atari VCS & Connected Devices. “Their ability to deliver speedy enablement, fast boot, and advanced firmware features are all essential to the successful development and launch of the Atari VCS.”
Learn more about the all new Atari VCS PC/console hybrid and explore pre-order options at https://atarivcs.com.
A press kit with Atari VCS assets, screenshots, and logos is available here: https://uberstrategist.link/ATARI-VCS-PressKit.
About Insyde Software
Insyde Software (www.insyde.com @insydesw) is a leading worldwide provider of UEFI firmware, systems management solutions and custom engineering services for companies in the mobile, server, desktop and IoT (Internet-of-Things) 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 computing, communications and storage device designers and manufacturers.
Insyde and, InsydeH2O are registered trademarks or trademarks of Insyde Software in the United States and other countries.
Atari is an interactive entertainment company. As an iconic brand that transcends generations and audiences, the company is globally recognized for its multi-platform, interactive entertainment and licensed products. Atari owns and/or manages a portfolio of more than 200 games and franchises, including world-renowned brands like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, and RollerCoaster Tycoon®. Atari has offices in New York and Paris. Visit us online at www.Atari.com.
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