Oberhausen, Germany, May 3, 2012 – ACCESS CO., LTD., a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets, today announced that Joerg Eggink, ACCESS’ Global Product Director for Connected Home, has been awarded a 2011 DLNA Outstanding Contribution Award. DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) presents annual awards to those individuals who have been instrumental in advancing DLNA’s mission of seamless connectivity for digital homes around the world. Mr. Eggink is a member of the DLNA Marketing Committee and a DLNA Ambassador.
“As a DLNA member ACCESS is committed to driving forward its vision across the globe,” said Mr. Eggink. “We believe that DLNA is the leading standard for home interoperability and we will support this by delivering solutions which incorporate the standard’s latest specifications. I’m delighted to receive this award from DLNA and look forward to working with them in the future.”

ACCESS is a global provider of market-leading DLNA solutions. Its newest DLNA technology component solution, NetFront Living Connect 3.0, is the latest example of the company’s continued efforts to align with DLNA standards, supporting the recent DLNA Premium Video specification which answers market requirements for the secure sharing of high-quality, premium commercial video. NetFront Living Connect has been recently deployed on Samsung’s Optical Smart Hub and Pantech’s new waterproof Android tablet and is also available as a consumer application for PC, Android and iOS at http://mediapilot.access-company.com.

“As a DLNA Ambassador, Joerg Eggink has made a significant contribution to increasing market understanding of DLNA and DLNA standards,” said Donna Moore, executive director, DLNA. “We congratulate Joerg on his Outstanding Contribution award. The success of our organization is built on the support of representatives like Joerg and member companies like ACCESS.  These awards are designed to recognize that work.”

“The Outstanding Contribution Award from DLNA is further demonstration of the significant role that ACCESS is playing in driving DLNA forward as the only global standard needed for home networking,” said Kiyo Oishi, chairman and CEO, ACCESS Europe. “Joerg and the whole team will continue to develop products that allow consumers to use DLNA to easily share, access and control media in the multiscreen home.”

About ACCESS
ACCESS CO., LTD. is a global provider of advanced software solutions and services that enable operators, device manufacturers, content owners and consumers to make the most of todayxs multi-screen, connected world. It provides software for mobiles, smartphones and tablets, connected TVs and set-top boxes in the connected home, automotive, digital publishing and networking markets. ACCESS solutions have shipped in over one billion devices around the world. Its product portfolio includes the NetFront Software Series and the ZebOS® network platform, providing customers faster time-to-market, flexibility and customizability; the ACCESS Digital Publishing Ecosystem for cloud-based, cross-platform digital publishing and the NetAd mobile advertising platform. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Mothersx Index, 4813) and operates subsidiaries and affiliates in Asia, Europe and the United States. www.access-company.com.

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