TOKYO, Japan – June 29, 2006 — ACCESS CO., LTD. (head office Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; president and CEO Toru Arakawa) today announced that its NetFront™Sync Client software, which supports the synchronization of personal information data in consumer electronics devices, has been installed in all 902iS FOMA™ handsets as a program to support the backing up of phone numbers stored on mobile phones. This is a new service offered by NTT DoCoMo (head office Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; president and CEO Masao Nakamura).
The mobile phone number backup service, designed to improve mobile phone security, backs up telephone numbers and other data stored on mobile phones onto a network from where it is easily retrievable, using Sync Client, when the mobile phone is lost or replaced. NetFront Sync Client, ACCESS’ data synchronization software, was used to add this new feature. NetFront Sync Client is a client library conforming to OMA SyncML DS v1.1.2 and v1.2 standards for data synchronization (DS).
Toru Arakawa, president and CEO of ACCESS, comments: “I am very pleased to be able to offer our NetFront Sync Client as the software for this mobile phone security service, a totally new mobile phone feature. In the future I hope to continue to provide an easy-to-use environment for a wide variety of mobile services.”
The new feature and the software for it will be progressively installed on FOMA™ handsets in the future.
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.co.jp/english.
ACCESS and NetFront are trademarks or registered trademarks of ACCESS CO., LTD. in Japan and other countries. FOMA is a trademark or registered trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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