AU-System to supply Bluetooth software for Mobilisys mobile terminals

AU-System to supply Bluetooth software for Mobilisys mobile terminals Stockholm, September 25, 2000 - Mobilisys AB has signed an agreement with AU-System, a leading Mobile Internet consultancy, for the development of Bluetooth software, which will be integrated into Mobilisys' future mobile terminal platforms. The agreement with AU-System includes licences, support and consulting services. Mobilisys will launch mobile terminals with Bluetooth technology starting from the year 2001. "We appreciate the trust we have been given to assist Mobilisys with the integration of Bluetooth technology in their mobile terminals," says Christer Björk, Business Area Manager, AU-System. "This assignment is yet another proof for AU-System's strong position within the Bluetooth area." The agreement with AU-System will give Mobilisys access to the Bluetooth Host Stack from Ericsson, which AU-System distributes. AU-System will also develop a number of Bluetooth profiles and applications, as well as customising the software for Mobilisys' mobile platforms. "The business partnership with AU-System will give us access to the Bluetooth technology in a rapid and efficient way, which enables us to a shorter time-to market," says Helge Tiainen, President of Mobilisys. Mobilisys is a company that originates from the development part of hardware manufacturer MultiQ. MultiQ is listed on the O-list of the OM Stockholm Exchange and owns 47.2 per cent of Mobilisys' capital. Mobilisys works with products and services in mobile Internet and aims to become market leader in the next generation of mobile communications, GPRS (General Packet Radio Services) and UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System). BLUETOOTH is a trademark owned by Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Sweden and licensed to AU-System. All other products and company names herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.. Media contacts: Christer Björk, Business Area Manager Helge Tiainen, President AU-System Mobilisys Tel: +46 70 638 16 01 Tel: +46 8 402 42 17 About AU-System AU-System is a leading Mobile Internet consultancy. Through the subsidiary SandbergTrygg, the company also offers integrated services for marketing communications. Major clients include Ericsson, Telia, Scania, MeritaNordbanken and Singapore Telecom. AU-System was established in 1974 and currently employs more than 850 staff in offices in Sweden, Singapore, Thailand, the U.K. and the U.S. AU-System is listed on the O-List of the OM Stockholm Exchange, under the symbol AUS. For more information, please visit www.ausystem.com. About Mobilisys Mobilisys is a product company in the mobile Internet field. The company is developing a new applications platform for effective communication for the next generation of mobile packet-switched data networks. The company intends to launch its first products in 2001. Mobilisys was founded in February 2000 and has approximately 50 employees in Lund and Stockholm. The company is owned by Nomura International plc., IT-Provider Millenium Fund, 6th National Pension Fund, MultiQ International and the company's own management. About Bluetooth The Bluetooth wireless technology is set to revolutionise the personal connectivity market by providing freedom from wired connections. It is a specification for a small form-factor, low-cost radio solution providing links between mobile computers, mobile phones and other portable and handheld devices, and connectivity to the Internet. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), comprised of leaders in the telecommunications, computing, and network in-dustries, is driving development of the technology and bringing it to market. The Bluetooth SIG includes promoter companies 3Com, Ericsson, IBM, Intel, Lucent, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia and Toshiba, and more than 2000 associate members and adopter companies, including AU-System. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/09/25/20000925BIT00090/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/09/25/20000925BIT00090/bit0002.pdf

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