GIPS VoiceEngine Mobile™ now available for Symbian OS v9

Global IP Solutions now on 85% of smartphones

Barcelona, Spain - 13 February 2007 - Global IP Solutions (GIPS), a leading provider of embedded media processing solutions, today announced that its VoiceEngine MobileTM solution is available for Symbian OSTM v9. VoiceEngine Mobile provides a solution that ensures high quality sound for voice traveling over packet-based networks. Symbian OS is licensed by the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers and to date, over 100 million Symbian smartphones have shipped worldwide to over 250 major network operators.
The development of Voice over IP (VoIP) applications for the mobile environment has always been especially challenging as developers must contend with obstacles from network difficulties to device limitations. With Symbian OS, designed for advanced 2G, 2.5G, 3G and HSDPA mobile phones, GIPS VoiceEngine Mobile alleviates these challenges and addresses issues such as network degradation, acoustic echo and background noise.
VoiceEngine Mobile is a comprehensive plug and play solution specifically designed for mobile applications, and is part of GIPS VoiceEngine product family. These solutions are designed to allow developers of VoIP to simply and quickly integrate voice into their products. The GIPS VoiceEngine framework provides all of the necessary components for high quality voice processing over packet networks, even under adverse network conditions, providing a consistent, reliable end user experience regardless of platform.
Gary Hermansen, President and CEO of GIPS, said: “The release of VoiceEngine Mobile for Symbian OS v9 complements existing VoiceEngine offerings and ensures that operators and service providers have access to the widest choice of devices, while delivering high quality voice. By working with Symbian we are allowing VoIP developers to focus on their core competencies while combining their applications with mobile telephony, and quickly bring these applications to market.”

In addition to the Symbian platforms, GIPS VoiceEngine Mobile is available on Microsoft Windows Mobile platforms, allowing developers to reach more than 85% of the smartphone market. GIPS VoiceEngine Mobile is also available for PDAs with an optimization for PocketPC. GIPS has delivered VoiceEngine Mobile to more than 40 customers. GIPS VoiceEngine is used by leading VoIP providers including Yahoo, Nortel, Samsung, and Skype.

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Global IP Solutions is the world’s most widely deployed technology for processing real-time voice and video over IP networks. As the inventors of iLBC – an IETF industry standard for narrowband speech codec and iSAC – the defacto industry standard for wideband speech codec, Global IP Solutions’ software delivers robust functionality with enough flexibility to be easily integrated in virtually any application. By leveraging this cutting-edge technology, service providers, applications developers and hardware manufacturers can bring to market highly differentiated products to reduce churn and increase customer satisfaction. Our software is deployed in over 800 million end-points and resolves the full range of network impairments — like delay, jitter, packet loss, and echo. In addition, Global IP Solutions’ technology offers the highest quality voice and video processing available in the marketplace as well as industry leading bandwidth optimization to ensure the most efficient use of IP networks. These solutions can be delivered at virtually any level of integration- from components such as codecs, to more complete media processing engines and SDKs. Our products also comply with industry standards, which allows for wider adoption, faster time to market, and the best user experience possible. Unifying CommunicationsNo other company delivers the quality, scale and flexibility of media processing technology that today’s unified communications require. With over 20 patents pending and approved, GIPS has pioneered the application of innovations in IP communications, which helps our customers achieve extreme performance. Customers are GIPS top priority, which is why our mission is to enable you with technology that’s validated by proven industry leaders. GIPS by any measure — deployments, platform and by solving network impairments — is the company that provides world-class technology to power your products. See the difference and hear the difference with GIPS.

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