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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Amiga® To Provide Content
For Next Generation Windows CE .NET-Based Devices
Amiga Games and Productivity Applications Will Target Windows CE .NET
San Francisco, CA - March 12, 2002 - Amiga, Inc. announced the release
and distribution of Amiga applications targeted at the Microsoft Windows
CE .NET operating system. The applications will run on any of the range
of Windows CE .NET-based devices including handhelds, smart phones, web
pads, and set-top boxes.
Amiga has a rich history of gaming and multimedia and has been delivering
rich, compelling applications since 1985. The new breed of Amiga applications
have been written to run on the entire range of Windows Powered products
including PDA's, Cell Phones, and Set Top Boxes. Amiga provides a middleware
portability layer, which allows Amiga applications to be written once
and run across a range of Windows Powered devices without change. More
than 100 applications will be made available initially and many more are
being created by Amiga developers worldwide.
"We are pleased to be able to deliver content that is optimized to run
on the Windows CE .NET Platform", said Bill McEwen President/CEO of Amiga
Inc. "Amiga developers are world renowned for their abilities to create
amazing multimedia content with a small footprint. This gives us the ability
to deliver a robust and exciting experience for even the smallest devices."
"As the number and variety of small- footprint and mobile Windows Powered
devices continues to grow, ISVs want to ensure that their applications
are able to run on as many of these different devices as possible," said
Keith White, senior director of marketing for the Embedded and Appliance
Platforms Group at Microsoft Corp. "Amiga Anywhere enables application
developers to easily take advantage of the rich application and multimedia
support in Windows CE .NET to write gaming applications that will run
on a broad range of smart Windows Powered devices."
Amiga for Windows Powered Products is expected to ship in April this
year. More information can be found on the Amiga Anywhere web site at
the Amiga-Anywhere Website.
Amiga Inc. established itself in 1985 as the premier provider of multi-media
technologies to the world. Today Amiga continues leading the way in multi-media
by providing language independent technologies to developers for writing
and porting applications to a new multi-media platform that is hardware
agnostic. Amiga Anywhere, powered with intent(TM) from the Tao Group,
enables applications to run unchanged on a broad range of processors including
ARM, StrongARM, Intel X-Scale, OMAP, MIPS, Intel x86, Motorola 68K and
Hitachi SH. It can run hosted on a wide variety of operating systems including
Windows CE .NET, Windows 9x, 2000, Windows XP, Linux, and Embedded Linux.
AmigaDE Player and applications can be purchased at the Amiga-Anywhere Website. Amiga
is based in Snoqualmie, WA, and has offices worldwide. Amiga can be reached
at (425) 396-5660 or visit the Amiga Corporate
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