November 6, 2008
FancyPants(TM) Graphics Platform, for Freescale and Other Innovative Processors, Featured in Australian Technology Showcase
FST, a world leading provider of embedded GUI platform technology for consumer and other electronics, today announced FancyPants(TM) support for Freescale's MPC5121e processor, enabling dramatically enhanced user experiences, with dynamic graphics and high performance multimedia.
Featured in the Australian Technology Showcase Patron's Award, October 29, FancyPants' SDK provides a powerful and easy-to-use API with an embedded runtime optimized for available hardware acceleration and codecs. Markets include portable media players, smart phones, set top boxes, in-car telematics / infotainment and more.
FST has leveraged the Freescale MPC5121e for next-generation products, delivering FancyPants' eye-catching GUI capabilities and Ruthlessly Efficient(TM) runtime for product differentiation, reduced costs and speed to market. The MPC5121e is a highly integrated, multi-core system-on-chip (SoC) device, optimized for high-performance and power-sensitive applications requiring complex graphics, multimedia and real-time audio processing.
See FancyPants demonstrations on the MPC5121e by FST alliances in Germany and Japan:
-- Electronica, New Munich Trade Fair Centre, November 11-14, Denx, Booth 469, Hall A6
-- ET2008, Pacifico Yokohama, November 19-21, Arphic, Booth D-44
Live videos, photos and evaluation kit at www.fst.net
FST's customers include Toshiba (Japan), VeriFone (USA) and other top tier manufacturers, of Rich Internet Appliances (Taiwan/China) and Home Media systems (USA), for example.
FancyPants supports numerous silicon vendors, including Texas Instruments and Intel Corporation.
"By leveraging the FancyPants development platform and OMAP3 processors, OEMs can now excite their customers with rich graphical and multimedia effects that were previously only available in PCs and gaming consoles," said Leon Adams, Worldwide Strategic Marketing, TI.
"FST's expertise in delivering compelling GUI solutions on Intel Atom processor-based Mobile Internet Devices should make it easier for users to truly enjoy the best Internet experience with rich and intuitive GUIs in these devices," said Pankaj Kedia, Global Ecosystem Programs Director, Intel Ultra Mobility Group.
"FancyPants offers unparalleled user experiences for next generation devices," said Robi Karp, CEO, FST. "Working with leading silicon vendors, we surpass customer expectations."
FST provides the FancyPants(TM) embedded GUI and multimedia platform, and professional embedded application design and development services. Visit www.fst.net or email [email protected]