Annunciato ufficialmente nuovo chipset integrato da ALi
ALi, produttore taiwanese di chipset, ha annunciato la disponibilità di un nuovo chipset integrato che offre supporto USB 2.0, IEEE 1394, Memory Stick, Secure Digital e Multimedia Card.
"TAIPEI, TAIWAN, October 1, 2002 - ALi Corporation, today introduces the world' s first highly integrated single chip solution M5271, is equipped with multiple interfaces to support USB 2.0, IEEE 1394, Memory Stick (MS), Secure Digital (SD), and Multimedia Card (MMC). Certified with USB-IF Compatibility and Windows XP logo from both USB-IF organization and Microsoft WHQL verification, respectively. ALi's M5271 has surpassed the high standard requirements in quality, compatibility, functionality and performance through various testing tools for software and hardware applications, which ensures that the M5271 delivers the highest quality and reliability standards to meet the most competitive interface requirements.
"ALi has once again taken the lead to deliver an innovative turnkey product that offers highly efficient and cost effective multifunction solutions to our customers," said Dr. Chin Wu, president of ALi. "While competitors offer solutions that require multiple chips, ALi's single-chip solution offers system integrators and OEMs the ability to reduce overall system cost and increase design efficiency. ALi's M5271 is the direct result of ALi's unsurpassed expertise on system integration in the consumer electronics market."
The M5271 incorporates high-speed USB 2.0 host controller supporting data transfer rate up to 480 Mbps, with built-in transaction control and power management function to facilitate the most advanced connectivity for high performance USB 2.0 devices. In addition, ALi's M5271 integrates 1394a-2000 Link layer controller, which supports data transfer rate of up to 400 Mbps and is fully compliant with the 1394 Open Host Controller Interface (Open HCI) Specification version 1.1. The added integration of media storage interface controllers such as Memory Stick, Secure Digital, and Multimedia Card, makes ALi's M5271 the most versatile solution for today's high bandwidth demand and intensive I/O applications for both PC and consumer electronic appliances."