Data I/O Corporation's FLXHD Duplication System Selected by the Innovation Awards for the Rapidly Growing e-MMC Device Market

FLXHD is the only automated e-MMC duplication system in a desktop footprint

REDMOND, Wash. - Data I/O Corporation (NASDAQ: DAIO), the leading provider of manual and automated device programming solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a 2012 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Programming Systems for its FLXHD e-MMC Duplication System. The award was presented to the company during an April 26, 2012 ceremony in Shanghai during NEPCON China. The EM Asia Innovation Awards program strives to recognize and celebrate excellence in the Asian electronics industry, inspiring companies to achieve the highest standards and push the industry forward.

The FLXHD Automated Duplication System for e-MMC devices is the only automated duplication system in a desktop footprint. Despite the small machine outline, the FLXHD system uses 40 sockets in parallel to achieve a very high throughput even when the amount of data in the device is very large. Programming large amounts of data is an increasing problem for manufacturers of products like smartphones, e-book readers, GPS systems, and automotive entertainment systems. Manufacturers are scrambling to find ways to balance throughput with the increasing data size demands in these products. The FLXHD can produce more than 700 parts per hour even when the data size is multiple Gigabytes.

In addition to high throughput duplication of e-MMC devices, customers can expect to receive many other benefits from the FLXHD as well. Data I/O took the touchscreen and the intuitive graphical user interface from the FLX500 and simplified them even further to virtually eliminate human error associated with machine operation. Since the FLXHD is a duplication system, there is no changeover time associated with downloading large files when switching from one job to another.

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About Data I/O Corporation

For 40 years, Data I/O Corporation has been the world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of innovative solutions for programmable devices. Since 1972, we have championed the use and growth of programmable devices in a wide variety of industries and products. Today, our customers manufacture millions of products each year using Data I/O programming solutions to reliably, securely, and cost-effectively implement their Intellectual Property into programmable devices. And for the future, virtually every new electronic product produced by OEM, ODM, or EMS facilities represents another potential customer for Data I/O solutions.

In collaborative innovation with our customers, Data I/O provides programming solutions for devices in any package, whether programmed in a socket or on a circuit board. Our expertise in programmable integrated circuits, global supply chain processes, and IP management and protection helps bring innovative new products to life. Data I/O joins in partnership with our customers to provide "Application Innovation" solutions that integrate device management into existing business processes. These solutions are backed by a global network of Data I/O support and service providers, assuring success for our customers.

For further information on Data I/O, please visit or call 800-426-1045.


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