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Insyde® Software Delivering x86 Software Platform for Android™ to OEMs

Insyde Software, a leading provider of UEFI BIOS and Android system-level software, today announced that it has extended the scope of its product and service offerings to OEMs that are deploying Android on x86 architecture platforms.

By delivering its optimized and feature-rich Software Platform for Android™ for Intel® reference designs, OEMs can quickly bring Android to the latest generation of x86 devices with production-ready software components. These new Android-based systems include some of the most innovative form-factors offering both high performance and long battery life, security and the ability to run the widest range of applications.

Insyde’s Software Platform for Android includes an array of products and features both for the OEMs and their customers, including UEFI Secure Boot, Humanos® (Insyde’s optimized version of Android), Android apps, customization services, certification testing services, app tools, and an Android App Market that can be private labeled to meet specific OEM requirements.

Insyde Software’s years of experience in developing and adapting system level software from BIOS through Android and Linux drivers, extending all the way to user interface and handwriting input methods for Android, puts the company in a unique position to help all kinds of x86 computing and communications device makers to quickly provide product-quality Android, which can pass Google’s compatibility requirements.

Customers leveraging some or all of Insyde’s Software Platform for Android receive valuable benefits that include, but are not limited to:

a. Fast porting of Android OS to x86 platforms with support through mass production

b. Secure boot to Android OS

c. Assistance in passing Google certification testing

d. Product differentiation with custom firmware, OS features, UI design and App development

e. Improved input method for many languages

f. Solution to manage and fulfill OS updates

For more details and demonstrations regarding Insyde’s Software Platform for Android, please visit the company during Computex Taipei, June 4-7, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt Taipei, Suite 2442.

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. Google is a registered trademark and Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

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