Jungo USBware Protocol Stacks Available for Epson's USB Controllers

Epson Electronics America Inc. and Jungo Ltd., a leading provider of broadband gateway middleware, announced the availability of Jungo’s USBware(TM) USB compliant software protocol stacks for the Epson S1R72 series of USB 2.0 controllers. The Epson-Jungo partnership enables companies using Epson USB controllers to take advantage of the comprehensive software support supplied by Jungo.

“With its experience in USB software development and quality customer support, Jungo will be a key partner in our USB business,” said David Lamar, General Manager for Epson Electronics America IC Business Unit.

“This partnership with Epson offers embedded software developers a complete USB connectivity solution,” said Ophir Herbst, General Manager of Jungo’s Connectivity Business Unit. This includes both hardware and software. “The extensive set of class and function drivers that Jungo USBware software offers will allow Epson customers to implement standard USB connectivity quickly for a wide range of USB applications including imaging, media, security, communication, and input devices.”

About Epson
Epson is a global leader in imaging products including printers, 3LCD projectors and small- and medium-sized LCDs. Its products are known for their superior quality, functionality, compactness and energy efficiency. Epson is comprised of a network of almost 90,000 employees in 117 companies worldwide. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corp., the Group had consolidated sales of Yen 1416 billion (approximately $12.3 million) in fiscal 2006.

About Jungo
Jungo Ltd., an NDS Group Company, is a leading provider of residential and business gateway software platforms and applications. This includes software platforms for residential gateways (Open RG(TM)) and for small and medium businesses (OpenSMB(TM)). These software platforms enable original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to bring broadband customer premises equipment (CPE) to market quickly. These include residential, triple play and office-in-a-box gateways, and firewall/VPN routers. Jungo also offers extensive connectivity software solutions for USB and PCI, including WinDriver(TM), a driver development toolkit that enables creation of custom device drivers that can run on a variety of operating systems without modification; and USBware, a complete embedded USB software protocol stack, allowing device manufactures to incorporate standard USB OTG/Host/Device connectivity easily into their designs. In Addition, Jungo provides USBTester(TM), a software based USB testing solution that enables USB developers to quickly validate device functionality.

Jungo, WinDriver and WinDriver USB Device are trademarks of Jungo Ltd.