AIC, Insyde to Demonstrate InsydeH2O UEFI Framework Firmware for Menlow

A.I. Corporation and Insyde Software announce their continued commitment to the embedded market with demonstrations of UEFI firmware solutions which include Menlow and other Intel chipsets at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight) at the Embedded Systems Expo Show from May 14th through May 16th 2008. Exhibiting in the Intel Pavilion, AIC will highlight Insyde Software’s InsydeH2O[tm] UEFI Framework firmware on Intel’s Menlow platform running Red Flag Linux operating systems. InsydeH2O is a complete, production-ready implementation of the Intel Platform Innovation Framework for EFI (“The Framework”) and represents the next-generation of UEFI-capable BIOS technology being used in embedded, mobile, desktop and server systems. In addition, InsydeH2O’s powerful diagnostic and debug tool, H2ODDT[tm] will also be on display.

AIC and Insyde Software will be represented in booth East #30-51 under the Intel Pavilion. In its 11th year, Embedded Systems Expo (ESEC) has become Japan’s largest embedded system technology expo and conference highlighting embedded systems vendors from all over the world demonstrating everything required for embedded systems – from software, hardware and components to systems integration and development platforms.

“As embedded system became more complex, there is an increasing need for EFI/UEFI Framework that can be effectively used for system development using the Menlow platform,” said Hiroyuki Kato, President of A.I. Corporation. “As we see this trend growing rapidly in Japan, we will continue to address the needs of the embedded market by supporting Menlow platform with Insyde Software’s InsydeH2O UEFI Framework Firmware.”

“We are committed to playing an integral role in the advancement of the embedded market with our state-of-the-art UEFI firmware,” said Jonathan Joseph, Executive Vice President of Insyde Software. “We are pleased to be working closely with AIC and expect they will bring the same level of product quality and engineering support to the Japanese marketplace.”

About A.I. Corporation
A.I. Corporation (AIC) is a high tech product distributor and engineering company specializing in embedded system software and silicon IP products. Founded in 1985, AIC has been committed to representing overseas software ventures to introduce their cutting edge technologies and the products to Japanese customers. AIC’s solutions and products cover a broad range of industries such as consumer electronics devices, automotive and telematix, digital office equipments, communication and network equipments, and industrial control and factory automation, and many other industries where embedded microprocessor based systems are used.

About Insyde Software
Insyde Software is a leading global provider of BIOS, UEFI-based firmware and engineering services for companies in the desktop, mobile, server and embedded computing industries. Founded in 1998, the company is publicly held (GTSM: 6231) and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan with U.S. offices in Westborough, MA and Beaverton, OR. The company’s customers include among many others Acer, Bull, Compal, Fujitsu, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Inventec, Lenovo, NEC, Quanta, Toshiba and Unisys.

Insyde, InsydeH2O and H2ODDT are trademarks of Insyde Software.