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Paris, France and Taipei Hsien, Taiwan February 14, 2002. Plexuscom a designer and manufactures of broadband Internet access solutions and appliances has reached an agreement with Genesi Sarl to produce and deliver limited quantities of the PegasosPPC computer for release at CeBIT 2003. Genesi and Plexuscom will share a Booth at CeBIT, 12-19 March in Hannover, Germany. Plexuscom and Genesi to Cooperate on PegasosPPC

Paris, France and Taipei Hsien, Taiwan February 14, 2002. Plexuscom a designer and manufactures of broadband Internet access solutions and appliances has reached an agreement with Genesi Sarl to produce and deliver limited quantities of the PegasosPPC computer for release at CeBIT 2003. Genesi and Plexuscom will share a Booth at CeBIT, 12-19 March in Hannover, Germany.

"We are very pleased to work with Plexuscom on the Pegasos," said Gerald Carda, Chief Technology Officer of Genesi. "Through this partnership, we look forward to greater collaboration in development and marketing efforts. Plexuscom’s expertise in development and manufacturing technologies and Genesi's system design and architecture will be combined to promote an exciting alternative platform for the Micro-ATX marketplace.

The two companies share a common vision. That is, to create products that are designed to achieve exceptional performance while reducing per-unit costs and time-to-market, commented John Tseng, President of Plexuscom. "Our first priority at Plexuscom continues to be our customers, and we are confident that by aligning with a partner like Genesi, we will rapidly expand our position globally and customers will benefit from the performance, flexibility and scalability of these new system capabilities."

The Pegasos MicroATX features

The Pegasos MicroPPC is a small, low power PowerPC motherboard with the following features:

Takes Single or Dual PowerPC RISC CPU (G3 or G4)
Supplied with 600MHz IBM G3
Mai Logic Articia with bplan April2 Northbridge
VIA Southbridge
AGP X2 slot
3 X PCI slots
ATA100 with two channels with up to four ATA devices
3 X Firewire
10/100 Mbit Ethernet
Audio I/O
SPDIF Out
4 X USB
Parallel
Serial
PS2 Keyboard
PS2 Mouse
Riser connector
OpenFirmware based BIOS
Supplied with MorphOS, Debian Linux and Mac-on-Linux
Other operating systems in development.

Genesi and the Pegasos, Innovation for the Future

Genesi is a technology development and system integration engineering company located in Frankfurt, Germany, Paris, France and headquartered in Luxembourg. Genesi also operates through wholly owned subsidiaries in the United Sates and the United Kingdom, Genesi USA Inc. and Genesi UK Ltd. In addition to the Pegasos, Genesi has also developed the new Operating System, MorphOS, for PowerPC microprocessors. Designed for the Pegasos, MorphOS is a highly responsive, low overhead, desktop system, which runs hundreds of different applications.

Plexuscom, A Technology Power House

Plexuscom designs, manufactures, markets and delivers broadband Internet access solutions, Information appliance and USB peripherals.

Plexuscom's extraordinary commitment to customer needs is evidenced by its devotion to the production of customized products for diverse regional markets. Plexuscom is dedicated to the development of easy-to-use, reliable, low-maintenance and affordable high-speed solution for worldwide markets.

Plexuscom's strategic objective is to remain a market leader the development, implementation, supply and support of broadband Internet access, information appliance solutions, and USB peripherals.

Contact Information:

Plexuscom Contact:
John Tseng
john.tseng@plexuscom.com.tw
www.plexuscom.com

Genesi Contact:
Raquel Velasco and Bill Buck
bbrv@genesi.lu
www.pegasosppc.com
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Plexuscom and Genesi to Cooperate on PegasosPPC for CeBit Release : Comment 87 of 107ANN.lu
Posted by tarbos on 16-Feb-2003 22:34 GMT
In reply to Comment 63 (Anonymous):
>No way to stuff normal PCI hardware inside it.

Pegasos was designed with risercard option in mind. You should know that.

>I am in the best position to carry around wrong 'news' in the whole community
>and make a lot of people become really pissed off.

A second Miky060 who announces the biggest flamewar ever? :-)
At least some sites like ppcnux.de have an open mind and unbiased interest in
the new Articia-based systems.

>I'm a developer of Software I had high respect from Genesi

And Genesi shows its respect to delevopers/Phoenix by offering the machine for
a special discounted price of 299USD now.

>While I was also hoping that your company is showing it as full worthy computer
>to the world so more than just the 1000 remaining possible amiga customers gonna buy it.

Already done that at CES.

>But showing the Pegasos computer in a STB like case (even if this is not the intention)

There were no attractive slimcases before that I know of so this could be a chance
to enter new markets while offering "normal" cases for the desktop/developer niche.

>will only reach the JOE USER who thinks 'wow a nice STB I gonna buy one place it on my TV

JOE USER is not the visitor Cebit aims for.

>These people probably never hear about the Amiga(-Spirit, Community) and probably never
>be able or interested to buy my Software and install it on such a System for global usage

Why not? Many people installed Neutrino on D-Box instead of the "OS" that came with it.
You must remember that it is a full Pegasos - the Genesi STB is a different
and cheaper HW.

>I don't see a point writing professional applications for a community of 1000 possible
>Ex-Amigans where probably 10-20 people are legally purchasing my software and the remaining
>20000 STB purchasers probably never know that this System can be used for professional Work.

You seem know everything about Genesi´s marketing plans? I think it´s just some artificial
imagination of yours which is far too narrow minded and one-sided to be discussed seriously.

>so please excuse me when I do some assumptions like this and spread missinformed thoughts into the community.

You excuse for being a troll? :-D
So this is only some beating on the bush in the hope to get some decent replies
finally?

>you are hurting your own company with this because there is no REAL CLEARIFYING informations.

If you care so much for Genesi why not get inside to push the new PPC platform with your energy?

>I got heavily pissed off about your german employees.

They have german employees?

>You and the remaining other 2-3 Pro-Amiga working companies are in the lucky position
>where we customers need to beg and act like puppets to get any informations

Hey, do that with Motorola and I bet you still won´t get info about 1.4GHz G4 :-)

>It's sad to see your company abuse the Amiga and the remaining stressed people for your commercialism

Ah, a real Opensource community-power guy.
But then you say you want to _sell_ your apps while at the same time you are against extension
of the market by using Pegasos´ small form factor advantage in every way possible? Strange...
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