Swedish Bluetooth bound for Japanese market

Wireless Solutions signs joint agreement with Link Evolution Corp Swedish Bluetooth bound for Japanese market Wireless Solutions Sweden AB (WSS), part of the Allgon group, has signed a joint agreement with Link Evolution Corp of Japan. Link Evolution delivers wireless communications solutions to Matsushita, Ricoh, Sony and other Japanese electronic hardware manufacturers. The agreement covers research and development of new products as well as marketing and sales of the current WSS Bluetooth portfolio on the Japanese market. - The agreement gives us direct access to Link Evolution Corps.' channels of marketing and distribution, says Pär Bergsten, President of WSS. From now on our Bluetooth products will be integrated in Link Evolutions mobile applications and marketed to key target groups on the Japanese market. Link Evolution delivers mobile solutions and standards to Japanese manufacturers of consumer electronics. The company is an active member of IrDA (Infrared Data Association) and have written several specifications/standards for the organisation. Through the agreement WSS also gains a strong partner for co-operation within research and development. The two companies aim to develop new product lines within wireless communication. Facts: Allgon's business concept is to develop, manufacture and market radio- based solutions and other products for wireless telephony and data communications. Allgon's product range consists of antenna systems for infrastructure in mobile telephone networks; filters,combiners and similar products for base stations; repeater networks; microwave equipment; mobile telephone antennas; wireless local networks and Bluetooth products. Allgon's invoiced sales amounted to SEK 2,696 million in 2000. The number of employees at the end of 2000 amounted to 1,335. Allgon was founded in 1946. For further information, please contact: Pär Bergsten Telephone: +46 8 7337622 President E-mail: par.bergsten@wireless.se Per Forsberg Telephone: +46 8 7337648 Vice President Marketing and Sales E-mail: per.forsberg@wireless.se For information on Link Evolution Corp. http://www.linkevolution.com/index.html ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/04/18/20010418BIT00050/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/04/18/20010418BIT00050/bit0001.pdf