Be Inc. offers BeOS, an operating system designed for digital media applications and Internet appliances. BeOS is capable of providing faster and more predictable processing times for digital media applications than traditional desktop operating systems. BeOS can run on a wide range of devices including Internet appliances, desktop PCs and high-performance multiprocessor workstations. BeOS allows users to simultaneously operate multiple audio, video, image processing and Internet-based software applications while maintaining system stability, media quality and processor performance. BeOS provides professional users and enthusiasts with an environment to quickly and easily develop applications and digital content such as audio, video, animation and images, and is designed to facilitate the integration of new technologies. BeOS is also architected to address the market-specific requirements of PC OEMs, Internet appliance and consumer electronic manufacturers. The modular nature of BeOS allows OEMs to incorporate only those features of their operating system that are required for a particular device, to deliver specific content and to meet the cost target for that device. Using BeOS, OEMs can develop products and services tailored to specific markets without compromising the quality, stability and performance of digital media applications delivered to the user. The combination of an efficient, new operating system designed for fast performance and rich digital media applications make BeOS an ideal solution for a broad range of devices from high performance desktop computers to devices primarily used to access the Internet.