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- ACCESS Announces Availability of NetFront™ Mobile Client Suite For QUALCOMM’s HSDPA Chipsets
TOKYO, Japan – February 8, 2006 – ACCESS Co., Ltd., (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 4813), a global provider of mobile content delivery and Internet access technologies, today announced that ACCESS’ NetFront™Mobile Client Suite is now available for the Mobile Station Modem™ (MSM™) MSM6275™ HSDPA chipset from QUALCOMM Incorporated. Featuring tightly integrated functionality and a modular design, the ACCESS NetFront Mobile Client Suite gives handset manufacturers a flexible and highly scalable software solution for developing advanced mobile devices quickly and cost effectively.
The NetFront Mobile Client Suite application includes the NetFront browser deployed in NTT DoCoMo’s i-mode™ and numerous other handsets; the JV-Lite™ 2 Wireless Edition, a Java™platform; the NetFront Document Viewer, which enables viewing of Microsoft Office’s Word, Excel® and PowerPoint® documents on a mobile terminal; and the NetFront Messaging Client for email. NetFront Mobile Client Suite offers the Adobe® Reader™ LE as a plug-in for viewing Adobe PDF documents.
“The availability of the NetFront Mobile Client Suite, in addition to the i-mode solution currently offered by ACCESS, enables our manufacturing customers to more easily develop advanced 3G handsets based on our chipsets,” said Mark Frankel, vice president of product management for QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies. “We are pleased to work with ACCESS to enable applications leveraging the rich multimedia capabilities of our chipsets, bringing new mobile experiences to wireless users.”
“ACCESS delivers functionality-rich, next generation mobile solutions to operators around the world,” said Toru Arakawa, president and CEO of ACCESS. “ACCESS will continue to work with QUALCOMM to provide NetFront solutions on WCDMA chipsets, offering network operators and manufacturers the ability to more quickly and cost-effectively deliver new services to subscribers.”
The new solution will be demonstrated at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, from February 13-16.
About NetFront Mobile Client Suite
ACCESS’ NetFront Mobile Client is a comprehensive, flexible, modular, and extensible software suite solution that takes the evolving phoneware category to powerful new levels of efficiency and functionality. NetFront Mobile Client Suite offers mobile device manufacturers and mobile operators an integrated solution that includes a customizable UI, Browser, MMS Client, PIM Client, SyncML Client, Java virtual machine and more.
ACCESS is a global provider of Internet technologies to the mobile and beyond-PC markets. Its NetFront browser, widely recognized as one of the most advanced Internet browsers in the world, is a cornerstone to the company’s vision of enabling Internet access anywhere and on any device. NetFront technologies are delivering full Internet browsing and related services to next-generation mobile devices and consumer electronics ranging from digital TV to automobile telematics. For more information: www.access.co.jp or www.access-us-inc.com.
ACCESS, NetFront and JV-Lite are trademarks or registered trademarks of ACCESS Co., Ltd. in Japan and other countries. QUALCOMM is registered trademarks of QUALCOMM Incorporated. Mobile Station Modem, MSM, MSM6275, BREW are trademarks of QUALCOMM Incorporated. i-mode is a trademark or registered trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries. Adobe and Reader are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/o other countries. Microsoft, Excel, PowerPoint and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Sun, Sun Microsystems, Java and all Java-based trademarks and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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