TOKYO, Japan, – December 1, 2006 - ACCESS CO., LTD. (TSE:4813) announced today that it will exhibit and demonstrate its latest mobile software solutions at ITU Telecom World 2006, the world’s premier telecommunications and information industry conference to be held in Hong Kong from December 4 through 8, 2006.
While Telecom World to date has been held in Geneva, Switzerland on the sponsorship of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), this year’s event will be held in Hong Kong to accompany the dramatic growth of the telecommunications industry in Asia. In addition to showcasing solutions and success stories developed to support Chinese handset makers’ global strategies, ACCESS will demonstrate server solutions developed jointly by its Beijing-based group companies, RedZero and ACCESS Media Solutions. ACCESS will also exhibit a variety of cutting edge technologies—including its IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) Solution for businesses that integrate Internet viewing and messaging environments as well as audio and visual media—for global telecommunications carriers.
ACCESS Booth Information
Booth Number: 8003
Theme: “Think Link.”
ACCESS Solutions on Exhibit
Along with introducing solutions for and success stories on Chinese mobile handset makers, in the spirit of this year’s conference theme, “Living in the Digital World,” ACCESS will spotlight home network solutions that link with mobile phones for the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA). ACCESS will also demonstrate the latest versions of its market leading solutions and technologies, such as the NetFront™Browser and the ACCESS Linux Platform™.
Software and Success Stories Supporting Chinese Handset Makers’ Global Strategies
ACCESS has developed versions of its NetFront Browser and other software solutions for global Chinese handset makers. ACCESS’ solutions run on more than 300 million terminals worldwide, including such Chinese brands as Amoi, Haier, Huawei, Lenovo, and ZTE. ACCESS’ solutions have also been embraced by the leading carriers in the UK, Italy, France, Japan, Australia, India, Thailand, Taiwan, Venezuela, and Mexico. ACCESS will highlight its solutions and success stories with such companies at the conference.
Server Solutions from ACCESS’ Group Companies in China
ACCESS provides server solutions that integrate seamlessly with its advanced client software to global telecommunication carriers. In order to dramatically boost development of server solutions, ACCESS established its Beijing-based group companies, RedZero and ACCESS Media in May 2004 and March 2006, respectively. At the conference, ACCESS will exhibit its synchronous server software, NetFront Sync Server, along with various other server solutions developed by the company’s Chinese subsidiaries.
The Industry’s First IMS Solution for Businesses
ACCESS provides leading edge IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) Solutions that tightly integrate Internet viewing and messaging environments with audio and visual media. At Telecom World 2006, ACCESS will demonstrate the NetFront IMS Client Package delivering IMS services based on Open Mobile Alliance (OMA)-specified standards and the NetFront Media Player* featuring audio-video and control functionality.
*The NetFront IMS Client Package and NetFront Media Player was developed by OKI ACCESS Technologies, a joint venture established by ACCESS and OKI Electric Industry Corporation in November 2005.
About ACCESS CO., LTD.
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, 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. For more information about ACCESS, please visit http://gl.access-company.com/
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