Phoenix HyperSpace(TM) for Consumers Debuts at CES, Las Vegas
- Delivers Instant-On and Always-Connected Computing – Notebooks and Netbooks can now be as Fast, Fun and Friendly as Mobile Phones
- Consumers can now take advantage of PC 3.0(TM) Vision
HyperSpace will also be available for download and on display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in
Solution for Mobile Computer Users:
HyperSpace directly addresses the top frustrations of today’s mobile computer users. In a recent survey, Get Vocal About Mobile, which was conducted by the Forum to Advance the Mobile Experience and its Reinvent Mobile initiative (www.reinventmobile.com), 1,300 mobile PC consumers listed their greatest frustrations as:
1) Running out of power too quickly 2) Finding a reliable wireless connection and, 3) Waiting too long to boot up and shut down of systems
“Stop waiting for Windows to boot or worrying about finding the best wireless connection. Instant-on computing with HyperSpace transforms the mobile experience by providing cell phone-like connectivity, ease-of-use and efficiency for key applications,” said
“Laptop and Netbook users typically surf the Web 90% of the time: instant access to the Internet, current information and online applications makes their time online more fun and productive. For over a decade many companies have tried to make virtualization ready for mainstream consumption. Phoenix Technologies has succeeded, and the consumer is the ultimate beneficiary,” added consumer PC guru,
Availability and Pricing:
The HyperSpace instant-on/instant-off experience for the consumer is immediately available for download in two versions at www.hyperspace.com. Consumers can check their laptop while logged into hyperspace.com to determine which version to use.
$59.95annual license or $149.95for three years, includes updates and free Website support
- Utilizes the power of virtual technology found in Intel microprocessors
- Users can toggle back and forth between the two operating system environments, reducing battery consumption by more than 25% when in HyperSpace
$39.95annual license or $99.95for three years, includes updates and free Website support
- Designed for both Windows Vista and Windows XP systems that do not have virtualization enabled at the chipset level by Intel
- Delivers the same instant-on/instant-off experience with battery savings, however users can be in HyperSpace only when Windows is shut down or in Windows when HyperSpace is shut down
PC OEM Partners and HyperSpace Netbook(TM):
HyperSpace will be an embedded or a customized option on many next-generation notebooks and netbooks introduced by leading PC OEM and ODM partners.
Key HyperSpace Benefits include:
Instant-on/Instant-off - With HyperSpace, you’re up and running in a few seconds.
Smart connectivity – HyperSpace automatically and seamlessly connects you to the best available wired, WiFi and WAN network. You can easily add and prioritize preferred networks to optimize performance and cost efficiency.
Longer battery life – Using the web in HyperSpace extends battery power by more than 25% in some systems when compared to computing in Windows. With the right hardware and usage patterns, consumers can experience all day battery-life on certain platforms. A constant and significant increase in the number of platforms supporting all day computing is a high priority for
Security - HyperSpace is a personal computing environment that is far more difficult to infect with viruses, rootkits and spyware than operating systems like Windows. Applications are digitally signed and stored in a secure memory store that is locked after execution. Updates and additions to HyperSpace will only be made via a site approved and owned or audited by
Uptime - If Windows Vista(TM) system fails, HyperSpace is still available and running.
The combination of all these benefits means more productivity and less frustration for the notebook and netbook user.
About Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC) is the global market leader in system firmware that provides the most secure foundation for today’s computing environments. The PC industry’s top system builders and specifiers trust
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