SOURCE: Trinity Convergence

December 18, 2006 06:00 ET

Trinity Convergence Acquires Swell Software, Expands Breadth of Embedded Software Solutions

Voice and Video Over IP Software Solutions Provider Trinity Convergence Acquires Swell Software, a Leading Provider of Graphics Software for Embedded Systems

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 18, 2006 -- Trinity Convergence, a leading provider of embedded software solutions, today announced that it has acquired Michigan-based Swell Software, an industry leader in graphical user interface (GUI) software tools.

Swell Software products are used in a variety of embedded applications, including printers, MP3 players, handheld GPS units, home security systems, medical electronics and digital cameras. The organization will maintain its current base of operations in Port Huron, Michigan and continue to develop, sell and support its entire product line of PEG+™, C/PEG™ and PRESS™ software.

"Swell Software shares our singular focus of delivering innovative software solutions that accelerate product development for our OEM customers," stated Ajit Pendse, president and CEO of Trinity Convergence. "Swell has successfully served multiple vertical markets and has sold its products to more than 500 unique customers over the past decade, and we look forward to continuing that effort far into the future."

Together, Trinity Convergence and Swell Software will be able to provide customers a more compelling set of embedded software solutions designed to run across a wide range of operating systems, microprocessors and devices. The Swell Software product line expands the breadth of Trinity Convergence solutions beyond its traditional customer base of communication-oriented consumer devices, to address vertical product markets such as automotive, industrial controls and medical imaging.

"We're excited about the opportunity to leverage our product line in the rapidly growing converged device market," stated Ken Maxwell, founder and president of Swell Software, who will serve as GM of Trinity's Swell Software subsidiary. "With mature and proven solutions, Swell technology can offer immediate benefits to consumer electronics customers by delivering unprecedented levels of software integration for the design of next generation IP-connected multimedia products."

Demonstrating the synergies between the respective product lines, Swell Software's PEG+ GUI software has already been integrated into Trinity's VeriCall Phone Editions™ offerings, which provide complete and turnkey software platforms for OEMs designing VoIP and Video phones.

The combined company's product families consist of the following:

Swell Software Product Family

PEG+ -- a full-featured graphics software suite and toolset for developers of consumer and industrial electronics equipment that require a graphical user interface to be designed into their products.

C/PEG -- designed for embedded devices with smaller graphical display needs, limited memory requirements and/or lower color depths.

PRESS -- a software development tool that allows PEG-based applications to be displayed on multiple devices simultaneously based on a client/server model.

VeriCall Product Family

VeriCall Edge -- comprehensive embedded software solution for OEMs designing/manufacturing VoIP and voice + video over IP (V2IP) consumer end-points; pre-integrated, tested and ported to multiple silicon platforms and key functionality includes wideband voice and H.264 video.

VeriCall Phone Editions -- complete and turnkey VoIP software platforms that provide a customizable User Interface; suite of Phone Applications; and an embedded VoIP Media Engine to streamline the development of Voice over WiFi and Video Phones.

VeriCall Core -- a proven, VoIP media processing engine designed for products such as media gateways and IP-PBXs.

About Trinity Convergence

Trinity Convergence is a leading developer of embedded software solutions for the Automotive, Communications, Consumer Electronics, Industrial Controls and Medical device markets. The company provides highly integrated software solutions designed to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and original design manufacturers (ODMs) accelerate their product development cycles. The company's embedded VoIP software and graphical user interface (GUI) development tools offer a competitive advantage to manufacturers by providing highly-integrated solutions and the flexibility to run across a variety of operating systems and microprocessors. Trinity Convergence is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and maintains product development and engineering offices in Port Huron, USA; Pune, India and Cambridge, UK. For more information, visit

PEG and VeriCall are registered trademarks and VeriCall Edge. VeriCall Phone Editions, VeriCall Core, PEG+, C/PEG and PRESS are trademarks of Trinity Convergence, Inc. All other products or services referenced may be trademarks or service marks of their respective companies or organizations.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Jeff Schline
    Director, Marketing Communications
    Trinity Convergence
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