USI Develops Wireless PDA with Accelent's Schema BIOS Configurator

12/15/2003 - Accelent Systems announced that Universal Scientific Industrial Co., Ltd (USI), a leading globalDMS (Design and Manufacturing) company, chose Accelent Systems’ Schema BIOS Configurator to develop the Wireless PDA M3C-205. The Wireless PDA M3C-205 is powered by an Intel XScale processor and is operated by Microsoft Windows CE .NET. This achievement demonstrates that developers are choosing Schema BIOS Configurator and using it to successfully expedite mobile devices, with the latest technology, to market.

Consisting of over 100 configurable source device drivers including OAL and boot loader plus multiple reference hardware schematics, Schema BIOS Configurator is a powerful tool. Saving time and money spent on developing and maintaining your embedded device.

“USI chose Accelent Systems’ Schema because it provided flexibility and one source code library for multiple embedded hardware devices. Accelent Systems has a solid reputation for rapidly bringing innovative products to market,” said Gilbert Wei, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the Mobile and Application Specific Devices Business Group of USI. “Schema provides USI a stable and easily maintained software source code. It saves half of the development cycle and engineering resources to let USI manage more projects and success to mass production.”

Schema BIOS Configurator is a companion to Microsoft Platform Builder. Enhancing the Microsoft Platform Builder experience by enabling developers to modify existing BSPs as well as creating unique, platform specific production-ready BSPs. Schema BIOS Configurator coupled with Microsoft Platform Builder is the optimum Windows CE .NET development environment.

“I am pleased to see Accelent Systems’ Schema BIOS Configurator being used to develop leading edge mobile devices like the USI M3C-205,” said Carl Bock, COO for Accelent Systems. “Accelent Systems provides a means to expedite products to market at less cost and risk than traditional development methods. And, this is being recognized by many of the OEMs and ODMs in the industry,” continued Mr. Bock.

About Accelent Systems
As a leading enabler of embedded devices, Accelent Systems provides proven solutions for rapidly developing Microsoft Windows CE .NET, Windows Mobile for Pocket PCs/Smart Phones and Symbian OS advanced mobile devices. Supporting ARM based processors; Accelent Systems is an Intel PCA Developer Network Charter member and an independent Texas Instruments OMAP Technology Center (OTC). Headquartered in Akron, Ohio Accelent Systems provides system-level software, development platforms and professional services, to expedite devices time-to-market at less cost and risk than traditional development methods. For more information, contact sales at +1.330.864.2300 (US), [886] 911-202-334 (Taiwan) or visit

About USI
Universal Scientific Industrial Co., Ltd. (USI), established in 1976, is a leading global company in the DMS industry. . USI’s main products cover computing, communication, mobile and application specific devices, components and modules. USI focuses on the product development and the capability enhancement in the four above mentioned strategic areas through its advanced automated facilities and professional manufacturing process technologies. USI continues to enhance its excellent engineering capabilities by talent recruitment, development and retention. Leveraging its expertise and experience in micro-electronic packaging technology, USI’s unique competitive advantage contributes to provide the best total solution with high-quality, value-added, cost-competitive products and timely services to its customers.

USI is the reliable long-term partner for world-wide OEMs. In 1999, USI became a member of the ASE Group. With ASE's competence and integrating resources, USI is able to provide excellent solutions to its customers. For more information, please visit

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