Security and Connectivity for IoT Devices


Allegro Releases RomPager® 4.6


Allegro Releases RomPager® 4.6 Comprehensive Embedded Internet Connectivity Suite

Powerful embedded connectivity products, including UPnP™/DLNA™, Device Management and Web Server


SAN JOSE, CA and BOXBOROUGH, MA – April 3, 2007 – Today at the Embedded Systems Conference Allegro announced the launch of RomPager® 4.6 embedded Internet connectivity software suite, offering OEMs the ability to easily integrate next-generation connectivity features into their devices. Allegro, a leader in the embedded Internet connectivity and UPnP/DLNA spaces, offers connectivity software used in devices ranging from the Microsoft® Xbox 360 to Cisco IP-based phones and gateways. RomPager® 4.6 is available immediately, and will be part of Allegro’s exhibit at the Embedded Systems Conference, San Jose, booth #3033, April 3-6, 2007.


The RomPager® 4.6 Product Suite offers design engineers a comprehensive solution for enabling embedded devices with Internet standards-based software. Using the RomPager® Product Suite, design engineers can easily incorporate the following functionalities into their embedded devices:

  • Web Server, offering a powerful and compelling interface as well as a host of security features;
  • Web Client, empowering embedded devices to query a remote server to check for updates, with a host of security features;
  • XML, enabling embedded devices to exchange data using XML with other web servers;
  • POP/SMTP, for sending and receiving emails with attachments;
  • UPnP/DLNA, to leverage a wealth of software built upon standards-based protocols for consumer electronics devices;
  • CLI, for Cisco IOS-style device management;
  • Simple network time protocol (SNTP), to ensure synchronization;
  • Radius, enabling software engineers to easily build authentication capabilities into their devices.


Solving a Growing Challenge
Currently, numerous design engineers must build their own Internet communications functionality over the operating system and TCP/IP stack they have chosen. This is becoming a more challenging task as devices must include increasingly complex and user-friendly communications capabilities in compressed delivery schedules.


“Over 10 million Cisco IP-based phones and gateways rely on Allegro software,” said Robert Van Andel, CEO and President of Allegro. “Each phone boasts a Web server, Web client and XML parser/framer which facilitates interaction with the Internet. This is just one example of the functionality Allegro enables in the new world of connected devices.”


About Allegro
Allegro Software Development Corporation is the premier provider of UPnP networking and device management technologies specifically targeted at embedded Internet applications. Since 1996, Allegro has been a force in the evolution of device management solutions with its RomPager® embedded web server toolkit. Now also an active contributor to UPnP / DLNA initiatives, Allegro supplies a range of UPnP toolkits that offer portability, easy integration and full compliance with UPnP device specifications. Allegro is headquartered in Boxborough, MA.

Loren Shade
VP Marketing
Allegro Software Development Corporation


Larry LaCasse
VP Business Development
Allegro Software Development Corporation

Loren Shade

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