Telelogic Partners with Mecel to Develop Bluetooth Package

Telelogic Partners with Mecel to Develop Bluetooth Package Partnership formed to help telecommunications and automotive markets develop Bluetooth-enabled products in a fraction of the time MALMÖ, Sweden, February 29, 2000 - Telelogic AB (Stockholm Stock Exchange:TLOG), the leading supplier of design, development and testing tools for real-time communications applications, today announced the formation of a partnership with Mecel AB, a subsidiary of Delphi Delco Electronics Systems specializing in the development of advanced electronics concepts for the automotive industry. The integration of Mecel's innovative stack solution with the Telelogic Tau tool suite will provide telecommunications customers and automotive developers with a complete protocol-stack solution for Bluetooth development. "Our partnership with Mecel AB is key to developing our software components new business area, designed specifically for Bluetooth and third generation mobile telephony," said Anders Lidbeck, President and CEO for Telelogic AB. "These components are based on global standards and function as building blocks, accelerating a customer's development time." Mecel's Bluetooth protocol stack provides a generic software platform for rapid product development. Developed in ANSI C, it has a strong emphasis on resource efficiency and dependability, and is designed to be platform independent, hence making ideal for small embedded systems. To ensure a verifyable and maintainable design, the implementation has been strictly modularised according to the Bluetooth System Core specification. The Telelogic Tau tool suite is comprised of visual object-oriented tools for all phases of the development process, with full support for UML, SDL and TTCN languages. With the addition of the Mecel protocol stack, this newly offered solution will help customers develop their Bluetooth-enabled products faster and more efficiently. "Our commitment to the development of Bluetooth is evident in our early involvement in the Bluetooth SIG and by the demonstrations we have already performed at major automotive shows like the IAA in Frankfurt last year" states Hasse Johansson, President of Mecel AB. "We're very excited about this partnership with a company as innovative as Telelogic. Our protocol- stack, together with Telelogic's tools and services will give customers what they've been asking for. We'll take Bluetooth development to the next level in both the telecommunications and automotive industries." Availability Telelogic will be distributing the total solution within the telecommunications industry starting second quarter this year. About Telelogic AB Telelogic is the world's leading supplier of visual software development and test tools for real-time communicating systems. Telelogic Tau is comprised of tools for analysis, design and testing of event-driven, real- time applications. Telelogic also provides a host of consulting services focused in the real-time arena. Customers include Alcatel, Cisco, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Lucent Technologies, Motorola, NEC, Nokia, Nortel Networks, Siemens and a number of universities and institutions worldwide. Headquartered in Malmö, Sweden, Telelogic's worldwide presence includes sales and service offices in Asia, Europe and North America. Information about Telelogic and its products can be found on the World Wide Web at: http://www.telelogic.com. About Mecel AB Mecel is a systems & software engineering company, having more than 15 years of experience in development for the cost sensitive and quality demanding automotive industry. Employing about 120 engineers, Mecel has offices in Åmål (HQ) and Gothenburg, Sweden. Mecel joined the Bluetooth SIG as early as May-98 and has been actively developing solutions for various customers and platforms since then. More information about Mecel and its products can be found at: www.mecel.se # # # Telelogic and Telelogic Tau are trademarks of Telelogic. All other products are the trademarks, service marks, or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Contacts: Anders Lidbeck Anders Eliasson CEO & President Business Manager Telelogic AB Mecel AB Phone: +46 40 174700 Phone: +46 31 7204407 anders.lidbeck@telelogic.com anders.eliasson@mecel.se Jane Gallagher Alleva Rainier Corporation (for Telelogic) Phone: +1 (978) 464-5302 ext. 125 jalleva@rainierco.com ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/02/29/20000229BIT00370/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/02/29/20000229BIT00370/bit0002.pdf

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