Phoenix Technologies to Unveil its Latest Embedded BIOS Solutions at Embedded World 2011

MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011

MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the global leader in core system software (BIOS) products, services, and embedded technologies, today announced that it has selected Embedded World 2011 in Germany to stage its most comprehensive demonstration of its embedded BIOS products, plug-ins, and services. Phoenix SecureCore Tiano™ 2.1 (SCT2.1), Phoenix's market-leading UEFI BIOS, will also be showcased at this event. Phoenix will be found at Eltan's and Ircona's booths at Embedded World 2011, March 1-3, 2011.

Phoenix SCT2.1 is a new, advanced implementation of the industry-standard Tiano architecture that is UEFI compatible and the finest implementation of Tiano in the world. The product offers an easy power-on experience, the best customization experience, the fastest boot time, and the highest reliability of any UEFI BIOS. Phoenix SCT2.1 offers a comprehensive BIOS solution using an SDK as the core and four major, complete solutions: development tools, educational training, professional services and plug-ins.

Phoenix Partner Demos:

Eltan (Booth number: 9-255)

Eltan will demonstrate and present Phoenix's SecureCore Tiano as implemented on many different customer products for markets ranging from industrial, automotive, medical, security and agricultural, to consumer. These products are based on processors/chipsets from Intel® (Intel TunnelCreek/Atom/Huron River/Sandy Bridge/Stellarton) and AMD™ (Brazos/Ontario). Eltan's booth will be located at 9-255.

Ircona (Booth number: 9-479)

Ircona will demonstrate their innovative features, such as 'less than one second boot to Windows Embedded,' 'RF over Ethernet,' 'Arrhythmia detection in smart phones,' 'liquid-cooled high-performance computers,' and many more integrated product solutions that solve real world problems. Ircona's booth will be located at 9-479.

About Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

Phoenix Technologies Ltd, the leader in core systems software products, services, and embedded technologies, pioneers open standards and delivers innovative solutions that enable the PC industry's top system builders and specifiers to differentiate their systems, reduce time-to-market, and increase their revenues. The Company's flagship product -- SecureCore Tiano -- is revolutionizing the PC user experience by delivering unprecedented performance, security, reliability, continuity and ease-of-use. The Company established industry leadership and created the PC clone industry with its original BIOS product in 1983. Phoenix has over 200 technology patents issued and pending and has shipped firmware in over one billion systems. Phoenix is headquartered in Milpitas, California with offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.phoenix.com.

Phoenix, Phoenix Technologies, Phoenix SecureCore Tiano and the Phoenix Technologies logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Phoenix Technologies Ltd. All other marks are the marks of their respective owners.

About Eltan B.V.

Eltan is specialized in (embedded) PC and Communication Technology, hardware design, BIOS, drivers, operating systems, and in bringing products to market. Since its inception, Eltan has been an independent engineering company for Phoenix BIOS implementation. Eltan has an impressive list of satisfied customers across Europe, the Middle East, India, Africa, and the US and has the technical experience and short communication channels to establish long-term relationships with satisfied customers.

About Ircona

Ircona is a world leader in high speed processor-based design for SuperComputer Servers, Single Board Computers, Embedded Processing, Communications, Remote Management (embedded within products), and High Reliability. Ircona is also a world leader in high–end, complex BIOS customizations and is a development partner for Phoenix Technologies, a world leader in BIOS solutions.