New Albany, Ind., July 31, 2007 — Fourier Systems, a global provider of science and 1:1 computing solutions for the education market, has joined the Microsoft Windows Embedded Partner Program. The program helps partners to market their products to a broad audience and helps customers to find the computing tools they need.
The Windows Embedded Partner Program is a strategic worldwide program that provides partners with increased business opportunities, market awareness and technology advantage.
"As a new Windows Embedded Partner and global provider of computing solutions, Fourier Systems is joining us in delivering on our promise of rapid time to market for device designs," said Ilya Bukshteyn, director of Windows Embedded Marketing at Microsoft Corp. "Through innovative technology on Windows Embedded CE, the alliance with Fourier Systems reaffirms our commitment to customers and the embedded market worldwide."
In 2005, Fourier Systems introduced the Nova5000, a computing solution for the education market that bridges the gap between laptop and tablet computers. Providing educators with the technology to help them implement ubiquitous computing in the classroom, the Nova5000 offers a complete, cost-effective package that meets the 21st century academic needs of both teachers and students.
"There are several reasons why we selected Windows CE 5.0 for the Nova5000. Windows CE is a mature, widely-used operating system, which reduces support needs, running costs and learning curves," said Brenda Raker, CEO of Fourier Systems US Operations. "It also incorporates tools such as PDF viewer, Paint, Calculator, and Image Viewer. The Windows Embedded Partner Program offers a platform for us to promote our products and to communicate further with our customers and potential partners."
Fourier Systems designed the Nova5000 to offer educators a solution with a low total cost-of-ownership. In joining the Windows Embedded Partner Program, the company is taking steps to ensure that the Nova5000 will provide a solid return on investment (ROI) to its current and future customers. Fourier Systems is committed to maintaining its relationship with Microsoft and to keeping the Nova5000 compatible with new editions of Windows CE.
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About Fourier Systems, Ltd.
Established in 1989, Fourier Systems is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of compact portable data-logging devices, accessories and 1:1 computing solutions for the education market. The company´s science kits are used in over 30 countries worldwide, to set high standards in science education. Comprising a wide range of sensors, user-friendly software and relevant curriculum material, the company´s products embody its commitment to quality and innovation. As a result, Fourier has earned national and international accolades, including the Worlddidac award for the EcoLog, ExperiNet and Nova5000. For more information, visit www.fourier-sys.com.