eSOL Teams Up With Visualtek To Bring Complete Multimedia Solutions for DSP-based Digital Media Processor from Texas Instruments
--Turnkey solutions for the leading TMS320DM270 to benefit OEMs--

TOKYO, July 21, 2003 -- eSOL Co.,Ltd., a leading provider of embedded software and services, today announced that a distribution agreement has been completed with VISUALTEK of South Korea, a leading digital audio and video codec developer for a growing number of multimedia applications.

Under the agreement, VISUALTEK will integrate eSOL's software including their real-time operating system with various multimedia middleware and applications developed by VISUALTEK, and offer complete turnkey solutions in the Korean market. The solution is aimed at the TMS320DM270, an industry leading, high-performance low-cost digital media processor from Texas Instruments, for various multimedia devices such as digital cameras, web-based surveillance cameras and digital media players.

"This strategic alliance and distribution partnership with VISUALTEK makes our integrated solutions very vertically oriented and one of a kind in the multimedia market," said Nobuyuki Bob Ueyama, eSOL's Executive Director of the Embedded Products Division. " VISUALTEK is well known for their strong engineering capabilities with very customer-oriented services. The combination of their innovative multimedia software, our RTOS suites and the powerful TMS320DM270 from Texas Instruments will bring OEMs and ODMs the best combination of powerful and economical solutions."

"I am confident that strategic alliance with eSOL will pave the way for successful product development and steady and reliable technical supports for multimedia solutions customer in Korea." said, Dongok Ahn, CEO of VISUALTEK.

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 Visualtek

Founded in 2000, VISUALTEK offering the highest integrated turnkey solution based TI DSP with accumulated DSP design technology and various experiences on hardware designs.
VISUALTEK's website is

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