Rise wins Acer chipset support

Mobile platform en route

Rise has received another boost to its fortunes with support from Acer. Yesterday, we revealed here that Rise is likely to announce a fab partner shortly which will allow it to build Socket 370 parts. (Story: Rise to announce Socket 370 breakthrough) The company said that Acer Labs Inc (ALi) Aladdin V mobile core logic chip set will support the Rise mP6 chip. The deal means that Rise will now have an effective mobile platform for its microprocessor, which it claims, is designed to give good multimedia performance at low powers. ALi’s chipset is also optimised for high integration and low power consumption. According to Rise, mobiles using the mP6 will include functions such as software DVD, 3D games and soft modem. ®

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