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Unicoi Systems Announces Support for Low-Power, High-Performance Analog Devices’ Blackfin Processors

Fusion Embedded RTOS Supports Analog Devices ADSP-BF51x Blackfin® Processors

IPv6 Phase-2ATLANTA, GEORGIA – May 20, 2009 – Unicoi Systems, Inc. (Unicoi), a leading provider of software solutions to the embedded device market, today announced the availability of its Fusion Software, including the license free Fusion RTOS, for the  Blackfin® 51x (BF-51x) family of processors from Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI). Fusion Embedded Software support for these additional ADI processors provides embedded developers with a high-performance solution designed specifically for projects with low-cost/low-power requirements.

“Unicoi’s Fusion Embedded Software is optimized for the power management and high-performance capabilities of the Blackfin 51x family of processors. Both our hardware and software engineers have extensive experience in power management, in pursuit of longer battery life and reduced power consumption.” said Greg Coonley, CEO of Unicoi Systems.

Unicoi’s collaboration with Analog Devices is uniquely beneficial to developers facing ever-growing power conservation requirements. In particular, Fusion embedded software running on a BF-51x delivers improved power efficiency to a wide-range of devices in markets that include: consumer, medical and VoIP phones.  For consumer electronics and medical devices, such as portable test equipment, embedded modems, biometrics, and consumer audio devices, designers can capitalize on the Fusion/BF-51x to significantly increase battery life.  For VoIP phones, Fusion/BF-51x provides significantly reduced enterprise-wide power consumption. 

Colin Duggan, Analog Devices’ General Purpose DSP Division, Product Line Director, comments that, “Unicoi Systems has a long history of delivering quality embedded software. The Fusion product family is a very comprehensive suite of network connected software for a variety of embedded applications.  We are pleased to see Fusion support extended to the newest products in the Blackfin family.”

By choosing Unicoi’s solution for the Blackfin 51x processors, embedded developers can take advantage of the complete Fusion line of embedded products offered by Unicoi Systems. Aside from the Fusion RTOS, the Fusion product line includes Fusion Networking, a collection of TCP/IPv4/v6-based networking protocols, Fusion Web, a suite of embedded Web software (Web Browser, XML, SOAP, etc.), and the Fusion Flash File System. Unicoi also provides hardware and software reference designs featuring ADI’s Blackfin Processors.

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Unicoi Systems is a leading provider of VoIP and multimedia software and reference designs to embedded device developers and OEMs worldwide. More than 300 companies rely on Unicoi to power their solutions, including Fortune 500 companies Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Verizon, Honeywell, Raytheon, Cisco Systems, and Motorola. For more information, visit, email, or call +1-678-208-2250 extension 302.


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