Appium partners with Terraplay Systems for new innovative mobile applications

Appium partners with Terraplay Systems for new innovative mobile applications Stockholm, February 18, 2004. Appium is now partnering with Terraplay Systems to provide a joint solution through their network of vendor partners Terraplay is a leading provider of multiplayer mobile network solutions and related services for mobile network operators and service providers. Terraplay delivers a network solution for multiplayer gaming designed to support all types of real-time games, from turn-based, sports, action and racing games to massively multiplayer games with thousands of players. Appium is one of the leading vendors of next generation telecommunication application platforms and applications for the converging IT and Telecom market. To enable its business Appium delivers the leading telecom application platform and service creation environment for the OSA/Parlay, Parlay X / Telecom Web Services and OMA markets. "We are very excited to extend our offerings by including Terraplay's unique network technology which will add significant value to our OSA/Parlay and Parlay X development environment - Appium GBox and to our platform deployment offering - Appium-XWay. We will jointly create a go- to market strategy for this bundled solution and offer it to customer world-wide", says Ola Larsén Head of Marketing at Appium. Terraplay technology supports PlayStation2, Xbox® video game system and PC based gaming in the fixed market. In the same way, the mobile solution allows consumers to play multiplayer in real-time over 2.5G and 3G networks supporting an extensive range of mobile devices and platforms. "We are delighted to have Appium as our partner. This gives us new marketing channels and additional functionalities enabling new offerings to operators, service providers and game developers in the mobile gaming space", says Jeremy Lewis CEO of Terraplay Systems. The two companies will be demonstrating their real-time mobile gaming solutions in conjunction with Lucent Technologies at the 3GSM World Congress in Cannes, France, February 23 - 26. The demonstration - which incorporates Lucent's MiLife Intelligent Services Gateway, a Parlay/OSA server for mobile networks -- will involve the seamless transition of a mobile subscriber from a real-time gaming session automatically into a mobile conference call. The demonstration will be shown in Lucent's hospitality suite (level 6) at the Palais des Festival, and the Appium stand (Hall 2 G40). About Terraplay Systems AB Terraplay Systems develops carrier grade on-line network technology. The Terraplay solution enables network operators and publishers to provide gaming services in fixed or mobile environments to a large number of users. For application and game developers, Terraplay currently provides tools for Windows, PlayStation®2, Xbox® video game system and for all download enabled mobile devices, including mophun(TM), J2ME, Brew, Pocket PC, SmartPhone and Symbian OS. Terraplay has the most comprehensive catalogue with mobile multiplayer games on the market. More information can be found at www.terraplay.com. For more information please contact: Stefan Vlachos, Product Marketing Director, Terraplay Systems AB Email: stefan.vlachos@terraplay.com, phone: +46-707 28 75 33 Jeremy Hamill-Keays, Content Director, Terraplay Systems AB Email: Jeremy@terraplay.com, phone: +46-706 43 46 27 About Appium Appium Technologies was funded 1992 and is one of the leading vendors of next generation telecom application platforms based on open standards. By our commitment to OSA/Parlay and Parlay X / Web Services, Appium is one of the first companies in the world to provide network-independent service platforms for deploying advanced communication applications on all types of existing and next generation networks including IP and 3G. Appium´s strategic focus is next generation application platforms and applications for the converging IT and Telecom market. Appium does not compete in the OSA/Parlay Gateway space, but provides comprehensive offerings through alliances with gateway providers. In the application space, Appium focuses on next generation personal communications in general and voice-enabled applications in particular. More information can be found at www.appium.com. For more information please contact: Ola Larsén, VP Marketing, Appium AB Email: ola.larsen@appium.com, phone: +46-40 664 26 93 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/02/18/20040218BIT00630/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/02/18/20040218BIT00630/wkr0002.pdf

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