Press Release

Sharp Corporation Purchases Unicoi Embedded Software

Generic Unicoi IconATLANTA, GEORGIA – October 19, 2005 – Unicoi, one of the industry’s most respected embedded software developers, today announced that Sharp Corporation has purchased its embedded software solutions for an unnamed new project. Sharp Corporation is worldwide leader in Liquid Crystal televisions (LC-TV).

Unicoi’s customers have used the Fusion software suite to speed time to market and lower development costs for intelligent devices. Unicoi’s software products, from VoIP Reference Design to Web software like the WebPilot embedded browser, to some of the most advanced security software for embedded design, are smarter, smaller and more efficient than other embedded software. Used together, the products have helped some of the world’s most important manufacturers create landscape-changing electronics.

“Unicoi is continuing to grow its impressive list of clients,” said Greg Coonley, CEO of Unicoi. “The purchase of Fusion software by an electronics industry leader like Sharp shows that the technology is superior, a true end-to-end embedded software solution, that resonates with the world’s embedded community.”

Other products include ARM, RTOS, SOAP client, VoIP Reference Designs, embedded browser, XML Embedded Parser, GUI builder, and SIP.

About Sharp Corporation

Sharp Corporation is a leading Japanese appliance and electronic maker, including liquid crystal displays (LCDs) which are used in everything from airplane cockpits to computers to pinball machines to cutting-edge televisions. The company also markets solar products (modules, monitors, inverters), mobile electronics (camcorders, handhelds), appliances (air conditioners, microwave ovens), entertainment products (TVs, DVDs, camcorders), and business electronics (cash registers, PCs, calculators, copiers).

About Unicoi

Unicoi Systems is a leading provider of real-time voice, video and data software and reference designs to embedded device developers and OEMs worldwide. Unicoi is the only company that offers a complete line of continuously improved real-time software standalone, or integrated into full-featured reference design solutions. Unicoi’s solutions are backed by its rapid-response customer support team, and enable developers to reduce project risk, enhance productivity and speed time to market.

Over 200 leading companies rely on Unicoi to power their solutions, including Motorola, Ericsson, Sharp, Nokia, Raytheon, Scientific Atlanta, Canon, HP, Sony, Philips and Thomson. Unicoi’s fully integrated solutions include the Fusion Networking Product suite of embedded protocols such as Fusion TCP/IP, the world’s most widely deployed networking stack, SNMP, RTP, RTSP and SIP; the Fusion RTOS; the Fusion Web Product Suite of XML tools and the small footprint, high performance WebPilot embedded web browser; the Fusion Security Suite, including HTTPS Client/Server, secure SOAP and IKEv2, and Unicoi’s IP Phone and Voice Gateway Reference Designs. Unicoi’s key technology partners include Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE:ADI) and Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (NYSE:FSL).


Unicoi Systems

Phone: +1-678-208-2250 E-mail: