October 24, 2000

American Megatrends Inc. announces Transmeta support

Author: JT Smith

AMIBIOS Mobile supports the Transmeta 3200 and 5400 processors
AMIBIOS together with Transmeta processors offer industry leading power management for mobile Internet appliances and other emerging markets.

ATLANTA (Tuesday, October 24, 2000) American Megatrends Inc. (AMI), the leader in storage and computing innovations worldwide, today announced AMIBIOS Mobile will support the Transmeta 3200 and 5400 Processors.

âAmerican Megatrends has long been known for its BIOS innovations and this is no exception,â said Mark Huffman, Director of Sales, Software Division. âBy supporting the Transmeta 3200 and 5400 processors, AMIBIOS Mobile and the processor will be able to dramatically extend the battery life of portable computers.â

AMIBIOS Mobile is designed to exceed the demands of todayâs notebooks and incorporate tomorrowâs technologies. AMIBIOS Mobile offers the most advanced features and initiatives currently available.
AMI has contracted with several major manufacturers to supply AMIBIOS Mobile for their mobile Internet appliances and other emerging technologies that use the 3200 and 5400 processors.
Mobile computers are very demanding on their power source. AMIBIOS and Transmeta together contribute to the overall enhancement of the power management platform by reducing the power consumption and reduction of overall temperature. With less power consumed by the CPU, application performance is enhanced and battery life extended.

About AMI
Founded in 1985, American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) has dedicated its resources to providing OEMs, resellers and systems integrators with leading edge computer technologies. This privately held company, best known for its Basic Input/Output Systems or BIOS, also supplies its state-of-the-art hardware, software, utilities and RAID controllers to over 55 percent of todayâs high-tech manufacturers. Headquartered in Atlanta, AMI has locations in the U.S. and throughout the world including London, Madras, Munich, Seoul, Taipei and Tokyo to better serve our customers. For more information on AMI, its products or services, call 1-800-U-BUY-AMI or www.ami.com.

Contact: Stacey Levin, Marketing Associate
(770) 326-9175 - (800) 828-9264
FAX (770) 246-8790
email: StaceyL@ami.com

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