RMIís Alchemy Processor Selected for iRiverís P10 PMP

RMI announces that Reigncom (iRiver) has chosen the RMI Alchemy Au1250 Processor for its recently announced iRiver P10 Personal Media Player with Touch-Screen. iRiver is the World's First To Employ 1.3-inch HDD Small Form Factor in a Personal Media Player.

The iRiver P10 Personal Media Player (PMP) has a 4-inch LCD touch-screen with 800 x 480 resolution running on Windows Embedded 5.0 operating system powered by the Alchemy Au1250, a 600MHz Processor operating at less than a 1/2 a watt (<450mW). The 4-inch display offers an advantage over its competitors by being a compact, design-focused handheld with recessed controls. The PMP offers a 33GB hard disk drive, only available from iRiver, capable of storing over 45,000 songs and supports all audio and video formats with integrated controls stylishly presented along the edge of the player's frame. The player also adds a tactile touch-click feel, an FM tuner, flash games, recording capability, pod-casting, an E-Dictionary as well as DMB functionality (where available) and adds a kick-stand to allow ease of viewing.

The Alchemy Au1250 Processor is in full-production and offers a variety of performance levels ranging from 400MHz to 700MHz, depending on the application. The new 700MHz offering, an increase of 17% in performance, allows customers and developers increased capabilities including faster re-draw speeds for navigation devices as well as increased browser speed for Wi-Fi enabled products.

RMI's Alchemy Solutions include the Au1200 Processor Family and the Au1550 Processor Family to meet the needs of consumer and communications applications by offering a high-performance, low-power processor capable of delivering a rich multi-media experience to end users under a 1/2 watt (450mW). The Au1200 Processor Family consists of the Au1200, the Au1210 and the Au1250, media processors targeted for full-featured Portable Media Players (PMP), Personal Navigation Devices (PND) and MobileTV. The Au1550 Processor Family offers network processing capabilities with a versatile high-performance, low-power, highly integrated network System-on-a-Chip designed for wired and wireless applications. The RMI Alchemy product line provides system designers an easy-to-use, simple solution to create full-featured consumer and communications solutions with greatly reduced design cycle times.

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