Taipei, Taiwan. With Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system soon to be released to the market, Alcor’s full range of controller chip products, including our family of flash memory card reader chips, USB flash disk controller chips, smart card reader controllers, and Web Camera controller chips have been compatibility tested & have received full Windows 7 certifications, which ensure Alcor’s product compatibility with Microsoft's newest OS platform.
In addition to receiving Windows 7 compatibility certification, Alcor’s USB flash disk controller chip series’ firmware update technology can support all kinds of MLC flash, such as Micron / Intel 34 nm MLC flash, and D3 (3-bit-per-cell) flash. The Alcor UFD product also supports MS Vista ReadyBoost and BitLocker functions, which offer clients high-quality and cost-effective solutions.
Alcor recently announced our USB2.0 Web Cam controller chip-AU3831; and with its special power-saving design, it can effectively reduce power consumption, especially for the high-speed Notebook with built-in webcam video function. The AU3831 has passed the USB-IF logo test, Microsoft XP 32/64, Vista 32/64, and Windows 7 32/64 DTM certifications; it has also been designed into a number of OEM and PC products, now in mass production.
Alcor’s USB smart card reader controller chip is a highly integrated single chip solution, in addition to standard SC read/write function, it also includes a numeric keypad controller & LCM display interface. In addition to full compatibility with Windows 7,VISTA & XP, it also supports multiple international standards including ISO7816 for IC/SC cards, PC/SC 1.0 for windows smart cards, USB-CCID spec, and EMV certification for Europay, MasterCard & Visa credit cards.
Regarding Alcor’s flash memory card reader controllers; Alcor continues our commitment† to ongoing product development, performance improvement and and offering one of the best value/competitive advantages in the industry, and enjoys a significantly large OEM customer installed base, and Alcor is well established into the desktop PC, NB and photo printer markets & other embedded application markets. Our sales, application & engineering support teams continue to receive high praise for our product support for new & existing projects from many Asian, N American and European OEM companies that have successfully utilized/embedded Alcor controller products in to their products for mass production.
With MS’s Windows 7 impending release to manufacturing and soon to the market, Alcor’s full range of chip controller product lines are 100% ready to support our customer base for this new OS platform.
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