eSOL Signs Logic Technology as a Master Distributor
in European Market
--eSOL to Strategically Penetrate European Market Through Key Distribution Partnership--

TOKYO, July 14, 2003 -- eSOL Co.,Ltd., a leading provider of embedded software and services, today announced that it has increased its market presence and profile in Europe by signing a master distribution pact with Netherlands-based Logic Technology, one of the leading distributors of embedded systems tools for design and development engineers.

The agreement makes Logic Technology an authorized master distributor of eSOL's eParts and eBinder solutions throughout the European market, significantly expanding eSOL's European reach in a region that is rapidly moving toward embedded solutions in such industries as industrial automation, consumer appliances, telecommunications and security. Under the distribution pact, Logic Technology will set up a regional sub-distribution and partnership network consisting of a well balanced mix of system integrators, VARs, distributors, device manufacturers, OEMs and ODMs to establish eSOL as a premier embedded solution provider.

"I am very pleased to have Logic Technology as our master European distributor," said Nobuyuki Bob Ueyama, eSOL's Executive Director of Embedded Products Division. "With their proven track record and reputation in the market place, they will enable us to strategically expand our business in Europe and lead our customers, Logic and eSOL to a win-win-win relationship. Their technical expertise in embedded software suites, along with their well designed service programs ensure full customer satisfaction."

"We are excited to be working with eSOL, and are gearing up our operation to take advantage of a major growth opportunity," said Leon Houwen, Managing Director of Logic Technology. "In particular, we believe that in the European market there is significant demand for such a powerful and complete Integrated Development Environment which we can address," he continued.

About eBinder

eBinder provides a custom integrated development environment for embedded systems. By providing a suite of essential development tools and software components, eBinder can effectively and efficiently shorten development cycles for complex embedded software applications, while keeping costs affordable. eBinder consists of an RTOS suite, compiler toolchain, system analysis tool, remote debugger with JTAG and kernel awareness, and an evaluation board for quick prototyping. Optionally available at extra cost are a target simulator and an object-oriented software component generator. In addition, eBinder supports leading high-end embedded processors including ARM, MIPS and SuperH architectures.

About eSOL

Founded in 1975, eSOL is the leading provider of total engineering solutions, advanced development tools and software components. eSOL's development technologies build off its eBinder and eParts line of software products that enable engineers and designers to develop high-performance devices easily. eParts includes software "parts", ranging from a µITRON-specification RTOS and a TCP/IP protocol stack to a web browser for embedded systems. Please visit eSOL's website at for more information.

About Logic Technology

Our mission is to provide complete development suites, as well as the best possible pre- and post-sales support. We offer a complete range of high-performance development tools as well as embedded software products: from Code Generation to Simulation, real-time In-Circuit-Emulation, Device Programming and real-time operating systems for most popular processors, using powerful SourceLevel debuggers.

Logic Technology's Embedded Software group offers complete Embedded TCP/IP internet solutions, RTOS, processor and peripheral IP, Main Memory Databases, BIOS-, ROM-DOS, FlashFX (FlashDisk), FP Libraries, File Systems, as well as Compiler/Assembler/Linker & IDE toolchains.

Our Interconnect Solutions specialists provide assistance with any debug accessories, bug catchers, programming/emulator adaptors and package converters.

Our specialists in Device Programming offer state of the art programming systems ('production' as well as 'engineering') and JTAG/Boundary Scan test systems, whereas our analyzer specialists offer fast, reliable and full featured analyzers for USB, (c)PCI, PCI-X, PMC, PCI Express and Firewire.

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