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ACCESS to Participate in 3GSM World Congress 2007

  • ACCESS exhibit will feature demonstrations showcasing how to “Unleash Your Digital Life”
  • Demonstrations include ACCESS Linux Platform, NetFrontBrowser, NetFront Mobile Client Suite

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – January 25, 2007 – ACCESS CO., LTD., today announced it is participating in this year’s 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 12 – 15, 2007. ACCESS’ theme for this year’s 3GSM World Congress is “Unleash Your Digital Life.”

In keeping with its theme for the 2007 3GSM World Congress, ACCESS will showcase a number of its products and technologies that enable device manufacturers, operators and application software companies to develop, distribute and enhance a wide variety of mobile phones and converged devices.

Located in CY06 in the Courtyard area of the Fira de Barcelona, ACCESS’ two-story booth will feature a wide variety of product demonstrations including the ACCESS Linux Platform, NetFront Browser, and NetFront Mobile Client Suite.

“The 3GSM World Congress is always one of the year’s most important events in the mobile phone industry,” said Tomihisa Kamada, ACCESS co-founder and CTO. “As the industry and consumers move more and more to using converged devices, this show provides us an excellent opportunity to connect with leaders from global mobile operators, device manufacturers and vendor communities while highlighting how our product portfolio and technologies help enable the development of mobile phones and converged devices.”

Along with introducing solutions for mobile phones and converged devices, in the spirit of this year’s theme, “Unleash Your Digital Life,” ACCESS will spotlight the NetFront IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) Client Package delivering IMS services based on Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) – specified standards and the NetFront Media Player featuring audio-video and control functionality.

ACCESS Linux Platform
The ACCESS Linux Platform is the industry’s first fully integrated, commercial grade Linux®-based platform for mobile phones and devices. The ACCESS Linux Platform includes a Palm OS® compatibility layer, currently known as GHost (Garnet Host). ACCESS has publicly demonstrated that most properly written 68K-based Palm OS applications will run on ACCESS Linux Platform-based devices with little or no modification.

ACCESS NetFront Browser
The ACCESS NetFront Browser is the world’s leading browser with exceptional performance for devices with limited hardware resources, such as memory and CPU (Central Processing Unit). The ACCESS NetFront Browser, deployed in wide range of products by global information technology and consumer electronics manufacturers, is platform agnostic. The high modularity, flexibility and scalability of the ACCESS NetFront Browser have made it the de facto standard. The ACCESS NetFront Browser provides full Internet browsing from more than 9231017 commercial devices including PDAs and smartphones. There are currently 279316 million NetFront Browser deployments around the world.

ACCESS NetFront Mobile Client Suite
The ACCESS NetFront Mobile Client Suite is a comprehensive, flexible, modular, and extensible solution that takes the evolving phoneware category to powerful new levels of efficiency and functionality.

The ACCESS NetFront Mobile Client Suite offers mobile device manufacturers and mobile operators an integrated solution that includes a customizable UI, Browser, Messaging Client, Java, Sync Client and more. NetFront Mobile Client Suite leverages ACCESS’ extensive mobile technology experience, providing an optimized mobile solution that dramatically reduces development time and expense while speeding time-to-market.

ACCESS NetFront IMS Client Package and NetFront Media Player*
As one of the industry’s first IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) solution for businesses, the ACCESS NetFront IMS Client Package provides leading edge IMS solutions that tightly integrate Internet viewing and messaging environments with audio and visual media.

The ACCESS NetFront IMS Client Package also includes a wide variety of modules that support FMC (Fixed Mobile Convergence) services that integrate the mobile world with the PC Internet world as well as the CE (Consumer Electronics) world.

The NetFront Media Player is a multi-function media player that supports 3GPP streaming, Windows® Media Streaming, Windows Media DRM, and OMA DRM. A wide variety of software audio/video codecs can be integrated with NetFront Media Player and the IMS Client Package.

ACCESS Booth Location and Exhibit Hours
The ACCESS booth will be located in the Courtyard of the Fira de Barcelona in CY06. The 3GSM World Congress 2007 will be held Monday, February 12 – Thursday, February 15 at the Fira de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.

    Exhibit hours are:
  • Monday 12th February: 09.00 – 19.00
  • Tuesday 13th February: 09.00 – 19.00
  • Wednesday 14th February: 09.00 – 19.00
  • Thursday 15th February: 09.00 – 17.00

ACCESS CO., LTD., is a global company providing leading technology, software products and platforms for web browsing, mobile phones, wireless handhelds and other networked devices. ACCESS’ product portfolio, including its NetFront browser, Garnet OS (formerly Palm OS®) and the ACCESS Linux Platform provide customers with solutions that enable faster time-to-market, flexibility and customizability. The Company, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, operates 29 subsidiaries and affiliates within Asia, Europe and the United States. ACCESS is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Index under the number 4813.
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  • The NetFront IMS Client Package and NetFront Media Player were developed by OKI ACCESS Technologies, a joint venture established by ACCESS and OKI Electric Industry Corporation in November 2005.

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