InHand Debuts Advanced Platform for Wireless Device Development

9/13/2004 - InHand Electronics, Inc., a leader in handheld and wireless device platforms for OEMs, announced at the Embedded Systems Conference its new Advanced Technology Platform, a hardware/software reference platform for showcasing the future of low-power wireless device technology. The ATP-27X is based on Intel’s new PXA270 (previously known as “Bulverde”) embedded microprocessor and incorporates InHand’s latest power management technology advances. It is targeted at top-tier OEMs who are interested in getting a head start on the design of future wireless products.

“InHand’s new ATP-27X platform is ideally suited for those companies that are looking to get ahead of the curve in developing next-generation wireless devices,” said Andrew Girson, InHand Electronics’ CEO. “Whereas InHand’s popular Elf3 and Fingertip3 reference platforms are ideally suited for speedy time-to-market with proven designs, the ATP-27X is appropriate for exploring next-generation designs.”

The ATP-27X benefits from InHand’s extensive portfolio of power-reducing hardware and software technologies and also incorporates new wireless device peripherals and interfaces. The updated hardware architecture for the ATP-27X facilitates better power management and a new version of the BatterySmart dynamic power management software designed for the ATP-27X provides greater ability to adjust and manage performance, power consumption, and battery life.

ATP-27X reference platforms will be available in October and will be priced at $9995, including the reference platform hardware, software, documentation, and technical support.

About InHand Electronics, Inc.
InHand Electronics, Inc. is the foremost provider of low-power embedded system-level software and hardware technologies to Original Equipment Manufacturers. The Company provides run-time power management software and hardware/software reference platforms to developers of wireless devices, such as cellular telephones, PDAs, wearable computers, and smart sensors. The Company’s products are used in a variety of industries, including military, healthcare, entertainment, and instrumentation. The Company’s Fingertip, Elf, and BatterySmart products are built on industry-leading technologies such as Intel’s XScale microprocessors and Linux and Microsoft’s Windows CE operating systems. The company's headquarters are in Rockville, Maryland. For more information, please view the company web site at

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