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NetFront™Mobile Client Suite Provides Comprehensive Solution for Rapid Development and Deployment of Advanced Multimedia-Enabled Mobile Phones
Cannes, France, 3GSM World Congress – February 23, 2003 – ACCESS (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 4813), a global provider of mobile content delivery and access technologies, today announced the introduction of NetFront Mobile Client Suite, an integrated software solution that provides handset manufacturers and operators with a comprehensive global solution containing the software components needed to bring advanced multimedia-enabled mobile phones to market quickly and easily.
NetFront Mobile Client Suite takes phoneware to new levels of efficiency and functionality by providing an integrated customizable User Interface (UI) architecture, advanced Browser, Multimedia Messaging client, Personal Information Management (PIM) client, SyncML client, SMIL player, Java support and more. Leveraging ACCESS’ extensive mobile technology experience, NetFront Mobile Client Suite is a highly integrated, flexible, modular, and extensible solution that dramatically reduces development time and costs, allowing manufacturers to rapidly introduce new phone models to markets throughout the world.
“With NetFront Mobile Client Suite, ACCESS is redefining what operators and handset manufacturers can expect from phoneware. NetFront Mobile Client Suite offers the most comprehensive package of advanced mobile technologies in the market – it is truly a powerful global solution,” said Toru Arakawa, president and CEO, ACCESS Co. Ltd. “ACCESS has long been regarded a leader in mobile. Our technologies helped propel DoCoMo’s i-mode service to its well-known success. Now, as mobile multimedia and the mobile Internet are rapidly evolving into global consumer must-haves, ACCESS is again delivering the solutions that will help the industry achieve its next major growth phase. NetFront Mobile Client Suite is our most significant mobile technology to date.”
NetFront Mobile Client Suite is OS independent and offers easy porting to practically any embedded mobile platform like Agere, Broadcom, EMP, Infineon, SH-Mobile, TTPCom and others. NetFront Mobile Client Suite technologies are proven and have been deployed on a wide variety of embedded and mobile operating systems including Linux, Symbian, Palm®, Windows Mobile™, and BREW™.
NetFront Mobile Client Suite is comprised of the following components:
In addition, Netfront Mobile Client Suite provides optional middleware components for AVE™-File (File system), IrFront™(IrDA solution), AVE-Blue (Bluetooth stack), AVE-USB (USB Host/Client, OTG), and 802.11x WLAN Driver.
For additional information, please visit www.access.co.jp or www.access-us-inc.com.
ACCESS Co. Ltd. (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 4813) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, and has subsidiaries in Fremont, California, Oberhausen, Germany, and Beijing, China. ACCESS is a global provider of mobile content delivery and access technologies for information appliances. ACCESS’ embedded NetFront and Compact NetFront browsers power 267 different commercial products worldwide including mobile phones, digital televisions, set-top boxes, game consoles, PDAs, car navigation systems, web phones, kiosk terminals and intranet terminals. ACCESS’ Compact NetFront microbrowser is most widely deployed in phones for NTT DoCoMo’s popular i-mode® service. To date, over 100 million ACCESS software licenses have shipped from more than 90 major Internet device manufactures (As of September 2003). ACCESS was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers market on February 26, 2001. More information is available at www.access.co.jp/english/ or www.access-us-inc.com.
ACCESS is a registered trademark in Japan. NetFront is registered trademark of ACCESS Co., Ltd. in Japan. i-mode is a registered trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. Other brands may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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