WonderMedia PRIZM™ Platform Supports Microsoft's Latest Windows Embedded CE Platform
Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 introduces a host of new features that provide a richer experience for WonderMedia Smart device users
Taipei, Taiwan, 12 November 2009 - WonderMedia Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of feature-rich system-on-chip platforms, today announced that the WonderMedia PRIZM™ platform provides support for Microsoft’s latest release of the componentized, real-time Windows Embedded CE platform: Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3.
New features and technologies to deliver differentiated specialized devices with immersive user interfaces, rich browsing experiences and unique connections to Windows PCs, servers and online services in Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 include an Adobe Flash Lite plug-in that enables a browser to render media-rich Web sites, a new Internet Explorer Embedded browser that supports both touch and gestures and allows for smooth panning and zooming, and a Connection Manager that manages access to data connections Connection Manager and handles interactions between voice and data connections.
A Board Support Package (BSP) for WonderMedia systems supports Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 throughout the WonderMedia PRIZM range of silicon, including its SmartFrame, SmartClient and network projector designs.
Additionally, integration of third party software such as Tencent QQ Messenger, the most popular instant messaging program in Mainland China, makes Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 especially suitable for use in the WonderMedia Smartbook – a new class of ultra-portable broadband device offering rich multimedia and communication suites.
“Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 delivers some strong new features, such as Adobe Flash support, to the Windows Embedded CE platform,” said Tzumu Lin, CEO of WonderMedia Technologies, Inc. “By offering full support with our WonderMedia PRIZM platform we are able to create added value for our customers and provide consumers with a more satisfying user-experience.”
“Windows Embedded's commitment to helping our partners deliver better products and solutions has never ceased, and we are confident that this strategic relationship with WonderMedia will continue to deliver value to users of specialized devices,” said John Boladian, marketing director for Windows Embedded, Asia Pacific & Greater China at Microsoft. “The new technologies in Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 combined with WonderMedia PRIZM can benefit OEMs through a more efficient go-to-market process and a premium platform to realize high-fidelity user experiences on specialized devices.”
About the WonderMedia PRIZM Platform
The WonderMedia PRIZM platform is a leading-edge SoC technology that integrates a high performance ARM processor, programmable DSP core, and video decoding and processing hardware together with essential memory, networking and peripheral controllers.
The platform is optimized for multimedia applications with an optional MMX-enhanced DSP and the latest hardware video decoding and processing hardware offering a rich visual and audio experience. Graphics processing capabilities allow for high display resolutions that make it ideal to leverage the vast visual entertainment resources available on the Internet.
Boasting built-in GE/FE Ethernet MAC, interface with Wi-Fi, 3+G and Bluetooth, the WonderMedia PRIZM™ platform offers the broad range of connectivity options required of today’s Internet-enabled and client devices.
More information on the WonderMedia PRIZM platform and Smart devices can be found at:
About WonderMedia Technologies, Inc.
WonderMedia is a leading fabless SoC company that develops sophisticated, feature-rich solutions for today's fast-emerging networked multimedia applications. With advanced audio, video, networking and connectivity technologies, the highly power-efficient WonderMedia PRIZM platform enables innovative and compact web-centric devices for the converging cloud computing, communications and content environment.
Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, with strong support teams in Shenzhen, Beijing and Silicon Valley, WonderMedia's business strategy builds on its rich experience in technology and open-system platform development to help its customers build innovative, unique and affordable multimedia systems.www.wondermedia.com.tw