April 10, 2001

Morpho Technologies chooses Red Hat

Author: JT Smith

Red Hat to provide Morpho with GNUpro embedded development tool suite designed
for the m_RISC platform:

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Red Hat to Provide Morpho with GNUpro Embedded Development Tool Suite Designed
for the m_RISC Platform

(Nasdaq:RHAT), the leader in developing, deploying and managing open source solutions,
today announced that it will supply Morpho Technologies with a GNUPro tool suite
compatible with their m_RISC-based reconfigurable DSP (rDSP(tm)) chip. Additionally,
Red Hat will provide support services to all Morpho Technologies customers
developing embedded applications for the m_RISC-based rDSP(tm) platform.

"Red Hat?s GNUPro development suite will provide developers using our reconfigurable
DSP technology the industry-leading tools they require to create a broad-range of
applications specifically optimized for our hardware," said Shahriar Sadri, CEO of
Morpho Technologies, Inc. "Additionally our customers will gain the benefit of Red
Hat?s vast expertise in open source embedded development, and the availability of
support services from one of the most respected open source companies in the world."

Morpho Technologies? rDSP(tm) engine will enable consumers to access numerous multi-
media applications such as voice, video, image and baseband processing in a single,
handheld device. The availability of Red Hat?s GNUPro embedded tool set will give
developers the flexibility to design an enormous range of applications tailored expressly
to the m_RISC-based rDSP(tm) chip, ensuring superior application performance and
extremely low power consumption hardware characteristics. Morpho Technologies
expects to begin IP licensing of its technology and chip shipments in the 1st quarter of

"Our port of the GNUPro tool set to the m_RISC platform demonstrates our continued
commitment to delivering powerful cross-platform tools for the open source embedded
development community," said Michael Tiemann, CTO of Red Hat. "With Morpho
Technologies? reconfigurable DSP hardware and Red Hat?s GNUPro tool suite and
support services, the m_RISC platform will surely propagate a family of cutting edge
Post-PC computing appliances."

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