IDT takes info appliance attitude

And it's still looking to partner

Computex IDT said today that the company was positioning its WinChip2 family as upgrade and information appliance engines. Steven Ellis, director of strategic marketing at IDT, said that chips, such as the Winchip2/200, compared favourably against products such as the Cyrix MediaGX. At the same time, he said IDT is positioning some of the products as relatively inexpensive upgrades for existing machines. The WinChip 3 family remains on track, Ellis said. (See IDT's Winchips not dead for details of its roadmap. IDT made a statement a few weeks ago that it is looking to find a partner to work with on its x.86 product line. ®

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