"...Iomega today announced that it has acquired the software product line of Asimware, a Canadian developer of CD-RW software technology, as an investment in Iomega's rapidly growing software solutions business. Under the agreement, the Asimware software engineering team will immediately join Iomega's software division. In the fourth quarter of 2001, Iomega expects to introduce full-featured optical drive software which includes a unique "skins" technology that enables users to customize the look and feel of their software.
Iomega expects to offer new software using Asimware technology in future CD-RW software bundles that will be available in the retail channel. Iomega's current CD-RW software bundles include Roxio, Inc.'s Easy CD Creator and DirectCD software for Windows PCs, and Toast software for Macintosh computers..."