American Megatrends Announces New Android Board Support Packages (BSP) for Intel® Customer Reference Boards

Tuesday: November 10, 2015

NORCROSS, GEORGIA: - American Megatrends Inc. (AMI), a global leader in BIOS and UEFI firmware, server and remote management tools, data storage products and unique solutions based on the Linux® and Android™ operating systems, is proud to announce that new Android Board Support Packages (BSP) for Intel® Customer Reference Boards are now available for download through the company’s website.

In addition to the previous Android BSP for Intel E3800 ("Bay Trail") CRB, additional, new BSPs are now available for the Intel® Pentium®/Celeron® N3000 ("Braswell"/"Cherry Hill") CRB and the Intel® Atom™ xx-Z8000 ("Cherry Trail") CRB. Each of these Board Support Packages represents a complete, ready-to-use and recent version of the Android OS, bundled with a complete UEFI BIOS for testing, evaluation and software development purposes. More details on the specific versions of Android for each CRB, including release date and Android OS version number are available from the AMI website.

To get started, developers simply need to register for access to the repository AMI has set up to host these Android BSP packages for Intel BSPs through a registration form on the company’s website at: http://ami.com/board-support-packages/. Once registration is complete, users will receive an email from AMI with user account credentials for the BSP repository as well as instructions on how to download and compile the selected BSP and get started with Android development on Intel® BSP hardware.

American Megatrends President and CEO Subramonian Shankar noted that, "AMI is a leading provider of BIOS solutions and development support for Intel®-based hardware platforms. We also provide extensive support services for developers requiring assistance with Android development projects on Intel platforms, including, driver development, app development and OS customization services. Our expertise places AMI in a unique position to provide excellent support and assistance for customers’ Android development projects for Intel CRBs. We are standing by to support our OEM/ODM partners and other interested parties looking to get started with Android development for Intel hardware platforms."

For more information on the background, solutions and resources that American Megatrends provides for Android, please visit http://ami.com/products/android-solutions/ or contact AMI at 1-800-828-9264.

This resource is provided in participation with the Intel® Internet of Things Systems Alliance. Intel®, Atom™, Pentium® and Celeron® are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the US and other countries. Android™ is a trademark of Google, Inc..

About AMI

Founded in 1985 and known worldwide for AMIBIOS®, American Megatrends International LLC (AMI) supplies state-of-the-art hardware, software and utilities to top-tier manufacturers of desktop, server, mobile and embedded systems for both X86 and ARM based platforms. AMI's industry leading Aptio® V UEFI BIOS firmware, MegaRAC® remote server management tools and solutions based on the popular Windows, Android™ and Linux® operating systems continue to garner industry acclaim and awards around the world. In line with the diversity of its technology and product line, AMI is a member of a number of industry associations and standards groups, such as the Unified EFI Forum (UEFI), the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance and the Trusted Computing Group (TCG). Headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, AMI has locations in the U.S., China, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong to better serve its customers.

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