AMI Adds UEFI Bluetooth® Keyboard Support for Intel® Compute Stick to Aptio® V UEFI Firmware

Sep 14, 2015 | AMI in the News

NORCROSS, GEORGIA: AMI, Inc. (AMI), a global leader in BIOS, remote management tools, network data storage products and unique solutions based on the Linux® and Android™ operating systems, is pleased to announce the addition of UEFI Bluetooth® keyboard support for the Intel® Compute Stick in its flagship Aptio® V UEFI Firmware.

The Intel® Compute Stick is a small form factor computer with a quad-core Intel® Atom™ processor and Intel® HD Graphics. It features integrated WiFi® and Bluetooth capability and offers 32 GB of storage and 2 GB of RAM memory along with a USB 2.0 port and microSD™ card reader that can be plugged into any HDMI capable monitor. Users can add their own Bluetooth peripherals, such as keyboard and mouse, to create a full-fledged computer from this tiny yet powerful device.

By adding Bluetooth keyboard support to Aptio V, the flagship UEFI firmware from AMI, users of small form factor devices like the Intel® Compute Stick can now access the UEFI BIOS settings with their Bluetooth keyboard to make BIOS customizations that get the most out of these pocket powerhouse computers.

“The Intel® Compute Stick is a remarkable innovation that transforms any HDMI monitor or TV into a computer,” commented Subramonian Shankar, President and CEO of AMI. “By adding Bluetooth keyboard support to Aptio V UEFI Firmware, users can now access the BIOS configuration screens – making the Intel® Compute Stick even more powerful, flexible and useful in the hands of consumers.”

“Intel is pleased to have partnered with AMI on this achievement,” said Joel Christensen, General Manager, Intel® Compute Stick. “Adding the ability to utilize Bluetooth keyboards while in BIOS is a great step in improving the end user experience.”

For more information on Bluetooth support in Aptio V UEFI Firmware from AMI, please contact your AMI representative at 1-800-828-9264 / +1-770-246-8600 or visit ami.com.

Atom™ is a trademark of Intel Corporation. Wi-Fi® and the Wi-Fi logo are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance. Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of the Bluetooth SIG. microSD™ is a trademark of SD-3C, LLC in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About AMI

AMI is Firmware Reimagined for modern computing. As a global leader in Dynamic Firmware for security, orchestration and manageability solutions, AMI enables the world’s compute platforms from on-premises to the cloud to the edge. AMI’s industry-leading foundational technology and unwavering customer support have generated lasting partnerships and spurred innovation for some of the most prominent brands in the high-tech industry. AMI is also a critical provider to the Open Compute ecosystem and is a member of numerous industry associations and standards groups, such as the Unified EFI Forum (UEFI), PICMG, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership (NCEP), and the Trusted Computing Group (TCG).

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