12/1/2003 - Intrinsyc Software International, Inc. (TSX:ICS), a global leader in creating, networking and managing specialized, intelligent devices, announced a licensing agreement with Schindler Elevator Corporation to utilize Intrinsyc's embedded hardware and software technology to collect elevator and escalator usage information for enterprise reporting purposes.
Under this license agreement, Schindler will manufacture its new monitoring system and center the design around Intrinsyc's Linux based CerfBoard platform. The resulting solution is an intelligent data acquisition device that allows Schindler to collect and download valuable data on elevator and escalator operations through a number of sensors fitted to the installation. By electronically managing elevator operations, Schindler is able to support maintenance activities, predict and schedule preventative maintenance, and improve overall customer service and operational efficiency.
"We are very pleased to be working with Intrinsyc to enhance the capabilities of our product offering," said Markus Weiss, Director of Product Development, Schindler Elevator Corp. "We chose Intrinsyc because their products integrated seamlessly with our overall solution, and their engineering expertise helped to ensure the resulting device delivered a superior user experience to our customers."
"We are very excited to work with a world leader such as Schindler," said Derek Spratt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Intrinsyc Software. "This is another outstanding example of how our customers are gaining a competitive advantage by using Intrinsyc's technologies to improve business processes and enhance their ability to offer superior products and services to their end customers."
Intrinsyc provides unique software and hardware solutions that enable companies to cost-effectively create, network and manage a wide range of consumer and industrial specialized, intelligent devices. By leveraging Intrinsyc's products, engineering design services and systems integration expertise, customers make better decisions, improve productivity, and reduce time-to-market. Intrinsyc is a rapidly expanding, public company with global customers such as Microsoft, Intel, Philips, Siemens, IBM General Electric, Ford, and BEA Systems. To find out more about Intrinsyc, visit www.intrinsyc.com.
About Intrinsyc's CerfBoard
Intrinsyc's CerfBoard is an extremely small Single Board Computer and Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) ready Internet appliance. It brings standard web and enterprise connectivity to a wide variety of embedded platforms. Based on Intel's powerful PXA255 XScale microprocessor and pre-loaded with Windows CE .NET or Linux, the CerfBoard includes many features such as integrated Ethernet connectivity and a CompactFlash slot for WiFi connectivity and other functions. Included with the CerfBoard Developer's Kit are two daughter boards: Cerf IO for additional serial port and I/O functionality and the CerfComm, for additional Ethernet and USB peripheral support. For more information, visit http://www.intrinsyc.com/products/cerfboard or contact Intrinsyc at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operating entity of the Swiss-based Schindler Group, the world's second largest elevator company and also the world's leading escalator supplier. Schindler designs, manufactures, installs, maintains, and modernizes internal transport systems for every type of building requirement worldwide. The company specializes in latest technology engineering as well as mechanical and microprocessor technology products designed and rigorously tested for comfort, efficiency, and reliability. Schindler products can be found in many well-known buildings throughout North America including office buildings, airports, shopping centers/retail establishments, and specialty buildings. To find out more about Schindler, visit: www.us.schindler.com.
Intrinsyc is a registered trademark of Intrinsyc Software, Inc.
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