eSOL Products Selected for the Newest Models of Photo Fine Player Multimedia Storage Viewer from Seiko Epson

TOKYO, JAPAN - November 14, 2006 -

eSOL Co., Ltd. (eSOL, head office: Nakano-ku, Tokyo; president: Tsutomu Sawada) today announced that its products were selected for the newest P-5000 and P-2500 models of Photo Fine Player, the multimedia storage viewer released from Seiko Epson Corporation (Epson), in late October, 2006. Four eSOL products were selected: PrKERNELv4 & µITRON4.0 compliant real-time OS (RTOS), PrFILE FAT file system, PrUSB/Host USB host stack and PrUSB/Device USB device stack. Photo Fine Player is liked and used by professional photographers. eSOL products contribute to the realization of a smooth and comfortable operational environment and some basic functions of Photo Fine Player., eSOL products were also used in previous models of Photo Fine Player, P-2000 and P-4000.

P-5000 and P-2500 will be shown as application samples at eSOL's booth (S-6) in the TRONSHOW2007 held at Tokyo International Forum from December 5th - 7th.

Photo Fine Player is a portable multimedia storage viewer with a high-capacity hard disc (HDD) and large LCD screen. Users can use Photo Fine Player to check photos on-site, away from home, and can store data as storage media, or even play various multimedia data, including moving pictures and music data. The new model, P-5000, is equipped with a 4 inch, high-color range, high-precision Photo Fine Ultra LCD. It is the first portable device in the world to support AdobeR RGB for wide color reproduction range. By innovative technologies from Epson, it realizes a wide color range that has been difficult for LCDs in existing portable devices and superior color reproduction, to reproduce natural color nuance of the actual object in a high saturation part. It supports CD/SD memory cards and USB host/device connections for data import or data transport with other devices for backup to external storage.

eSOL products, in the PLUS copyboard, provide various functions that work as the basis of whole system. PrKERNELv4 is responsible for the task management of the whole system, memory management, and real-time processing;Also, PrUSB/Host allows a connection with USB Flash memory. PrFILE2 provides a file management function in the USB Flash memory card, while PrUSB/Device offers a connection with the printer or PC.

For more information, please visit the Plus Vision Corporation website:

Comment from Mr. Nobuyuki Ueyama, Executive Vice President, Embedded Products Division at eSOL Co., Ltd.

"I am very happy that Plus Vision selected our products for their copyboards; unique office equipment. PrKERNELv4 and other eSOL RTOS and middleware products have been used in many applications in a wide spectrum of targets, including digital electronics devices, office equipment, FA equipment and medical devices, to name a few. This long history leads to high maturity and functionality of each product that users can use at ease. We will continue to provide useful products and services to further develop embedded software for various areas."

About PrKERNELv4

PrKERNELv4 is a leading and µITRON compliant real-time OS. From its date of release in 1999, it has been used in wide variety of targets from digital home electronics devices including cellular phone and digital camera, car navigation systems, and printers to FA equipment. It is fully compliant to the µITRON4.0 standard profile, ,it implements various extension functions and PrKERNELv4 original extensions. Kernel common part is based on MISRA-C -it realizes superior real-time features with a program size ideal for embedded systems.

About PrFILE2

PrFILE2 is a FAT file system supporting FAT12/16/32 and VFAT. It added many functional extensions and enhancement while taking over features from PrFILE. PrFILE2 and has an architecture that can support application specific customization requests flexibly and quickly. Also, it has a fast backward-seek function for file pointer, a function to minimize the file system destruction at accidental power shutdown or media removal and other essential functions for the next generation of digital electronics devices. PrFILE2 provides a rich line-up of media drivers, including compact flash and SD cards.

About PrUSB/Host

PrUSB/Host is a USB host stack compliant to USB1.1 and 2.0 (Full Speed/High Speed) specifications to implement USB host functions in an embedded system. By embedding PrUSB/Host, direct communication with USB devices is supported without using a PC. Optional mass storage class drivers enables using USB flash memory, other mass storage devices and digital cameras as the external storage.

About PrUSB/Device

PrUSB/Device is a USB device stack compliant to USB1.1 and 2.0 (Full Speed/High Speed) specifications. Currently, digital consumer equipment and most embedded devices include USB communication functions. By embedding PrUSB/Device, designers can easily develop devices with USB device functions.

About eSOL Co., Ltd.

Under its guiding spirit of "Contribution to the society through computer enginerring", eSOL has a long, successful, history in the embedded software and distribution/logistics market since it was founded in 1975. eSOL offers the total solution for consistent services, from development to sales and support, eSOL always puts customer satisfaction first.

As an A-level member of T-Engine forum, eSOL strongly promotes technical development and service offerings related to T-Engine and T-Kernel. eSOL offers embedded software products including eBinder developemt suites for T-Kernel/µITRON based system, and eT-Kernel T-Kernel extension. Also, eSOL offers eParts line-up including PrKERNELv4 & µITRON4.0 compliant real-time OS.

eSOL Co.,Ltd established eSOL, Inc. in Portland, Oregon, USA, as its affiliate company, in January 2004 to expand sales of eBinder and eParts to markets in North America, Europe and Asia as well as in Japan.

*eBinder, eParts, PrKERNEL, PrKERNELv4, PrFILE, PrCONNECT and PictDirect are registered trademarks of eSOL Co., Ltd.
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*TRON is an abbreviation for The Real-time Operating system Nucleus;.
*ITRON is an abbreviation for Industrial TRON;.
*µITRON is an abbreviation for Micro Industrial TRON.
*TRON, ITRON, T-Engine, T-Kernel are names for computer specifications and don't refer to specific product or group of products.
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