|To: Lizzie Tudor who wrote (123)||9/26/2002 5:55:22 PM|
|From: Eric L|| Read Replies (1) | Respond to of 184|
|re: Openwave at PCS|
>> Openwave Powers PCS Vision
Openwave Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: OPWV), the worldwide leader of open communication infrastructure software and applications, today announced that its software has been deployed for PCS Vision applications from Sprint, allowing consumers to see and hear new and enhanced ways to use their wireless phones.
Through the use of Openwave's software, PCS Vision customers can personalize their PCS Phones and enhance the experience of existing and new applications including:
* Easily send and receive alerts through Openwave's Push technology about sports scores and other information users want pushed to their phones. This technology is part of Openwave's next generation Mobile Access Gateway product line. Based on Open Mobile Alliance standards, the core technologies in this product line provide an easy path to providing next-generation mobile services.
* Discover and download new games such as Tetris, CyRace, Ms. PAC-MAN, Space Invaders by Taito, Defender, as well as ringers and screen savers to personalize Vision-enabled PCS Phones with Openwave Mobile Browser and Openwave Download Manager.
* Conveniently self-activate their wireless phones, laptops and PDAs "over-the-air" for Third-Generation (3G) wireless data services with Openwave Provisioning Manager
* Improve the wireless messaging experience with Openwave's messaging infrastructure, which helps move messaging traffic reliably and securely across different applications and networks.
"Openwave's expertise in wireless data and messaging and its proven implementations of supporting advanced networks and applications has helped transform the way consumers use their Vision-enabled PCS Phones," said John Garcia, senior vice president of sales and distribution for the PCS division of Sprint. "Openwave's experience and technology will help Sprint accelerate the adoption of using a PCS Phone for more than just a phone call in the U.S." <<
In a separate release:
>> Openwave Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: OPWV), the worldwide leader of open IP-based communication infrastructure software and applications, today announced that Openwave Download Manager is available to customers worldwide, allowing consumers to download Java and multimedia content to their mobile phones. Openwave Download Manager allows mobile operators to control the complete supply chain, from digital content and application suppliers submitting their products, to the quality assurance and approval process, to allowing subscribers to purchase and receive content-including Java applications, games, ring tones, images and more- on mobile devices.
The release of Openwave Download Manager combines Openwave's experience in multimedia content download solutions with pioneering technology acquired from Ellipsus Systems, the developer of the original reference implementation of the Java Vending Machine. Openwave Download Manager manages the end-to-end delivery of content to mobile devices. It receives products from suppliers, lists the products in an online storefront making them available for discovery and purchase by subscribers, and manages the delivery of the purchased products to the subscriber's mobile device. In conjunction with the use of Openwave's industry leading Mobile Browser version 6.1, wireless customers can now personalize their mobile phones and enjoy the experience of accessing and downloading exciting new applications and multimedia content as they are made available by third party developers.
"With Openwave Download Manager, subscribers can download and discover the rich types of content that allow users to turn their mobile phones into more powerful and entertaining devices, and in turn, drive wireless adoption," said Richard Wong, senior vice president of worldwide marketing at Openwave. <<
- Eric -