Vibren’s Reference Design for Intel PXA255 Application Processor Now Supports Windows CE 5.0

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VibrenÂ?s Reference Design for Intel PXA255 Application Processor Now Supports Windows CE 5.0

Vibren Technologies, an industry leader in embedded systems engineering, today announced that its reference design based on Intel’s PXA255 Applications Processor now supports Microsoft Windows CE 5.0. The Accelent DevkitIDP™ can be used to develop software for embedded device designs including personal digital assistants (PDA), wireless web pads, set-top boxes, Internet audio and video devices, kiosks, point-of-sale (POS) products, hand-held devices and a wide variety of vertical market devices.

The Vibren Accelent DevkitIDP with Windows CE 5.0 support will allow software engineers to develop code faster and more accurately for Windows CE devices running 5.0, significantly reducing the time to market for new products. The Accelent DevkitIDP combines the high performance and power-efficiency of the XScale Microarchitecture with the functionality and flexibility of proven, industry-leading software technologies. In addition to Windows CE 5.0 support, the Accelent DevkitIDP includes the following features:

·    Integrated LCD display, touch panel and keyboard

·    JTAG connector

·    (2) PCMCIA/Compact Flash slots with adapter

·    System bootloader supporting Flash ROM updates from PCMCIA, Compact Flash and Ethernet

·    Easily upgradeable system bootloader and OS image

·    System bootloader that supports display output and menu-driven boot options

·    Production quality OS image

“Widespread adoption of Windows CE across the mobile and real-time computing segments makes Vibren’s support for Windows CE 5.0 that much more important for developers who want to meet customer requirements into the future,” said Tom DeSisto, vice president of business development, Vibren.

Vibren Technologies’ Accelent DevkitIDP reference design now supports a variety of embedded operating systems including Windows CE .NET 4.2 and 5.0, Monte Vista Linux and LinuxWorks BlueCat.

Further information about Vibren’s Accelent DevkitIDP and about Vibren’s outsourced development solutions is available at

About Vibren Technologies, Inc.

Vibren Technologies is an advanced engineering services company providing complete end-to-end engineering development services for embedded systems developers and for visionaries creating cutting-edge technologies. Vibren’s software development expertise spans a variety of technologies and markets with core service offerings including Microsoft Windows embedded software development, Macromedia Flash Player licensing, distribution and integration, Linux embedded software development, firmware and BIOS development, Microsoft WHQL certification, and quality assurance. Vibren Technologies, a subsidiary of NEC, works with the world’s largest and most-recognized technology providers. Information about Vibren Technologies can be found at

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