C Technologies' Anoto subsidiary launches partnership with Ericsson Microsoft Mobile Venture

C Technologies' Anoto subsidiary launches partnership with Ericsson Microsoft Mobile Venture Ericsson Microsoft Mobile Venture is planning to make its mobile e-mail solution, Moso, compatible with the Anoto functionality. Using the Anoto pen, contents of a paper calendar can be transferred to Microsoft Outlook. Future development of the Anoto functionality will be adapted in line with Moso and Microsoft Outlook. Ericsson Microsoft Mobile Venture will be working in partnership with Anoto on both a strategic and a technical level to ensure that the Anoto functionality can be combined with the Moso solution. "Our aim is to make it as easy to send an e-mail as to make a mobile phone call, and the Anoto functionality fits in perfectly with this strategy. By connecting graphic e-mail and paper calendars to Moso, we give the users maximum freedom of choice. This will be part of the solution that we offer the mobile phone operators," says Ulf Avrin, President of Ericsson Microsoft Mobile Venture. "We see Ericsson Microsoft Mobile Venture as a strong and natural partner in enabling us to reach out to as wide a section as possible of the market, quickly and effectively. The aim is to make our services compatible with Microsoft® Exchange®, Outlook® and Office®. The partnership will also provide distinct synergy effects on the technology front," says Christer Fåhraeus, Managing Director of Anoto AB. For additional information, please contact: Christer Fåhraeus Ulf Avrin Birgitta Plyhm Managing Director President Information Director Anoto AB Ericsson Microsoft Mobile Venture C Technologies AB AB +46 733 45 12 05 +46 8 568 647 02 +46 702 07 36 32 Ericsson Microsoft Mobile Venture will drive the mobile Internet by developing, integrating and marketing mobile e-mail solutions to network operators and service providers. These solutions benefit users in an increasingly mobile society by addressing the need for anytime, anywhere access to important business and personal information. The Mobile Venture is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has plans to open regional centres around the world starting in the United States and Europe. Read more at www.em-mobileventure.com ANOTO AB was founded in Lund, Sweden in late 1999 as a subsidiary of C Technologies, which is listed under on the Stockholm Stock Exchange (O- Listan) The company currently has about one hundred employees working in offices in Lund, Stockholm, Boston, and Tokyo. Ericsson holds an important minority stake in the company and is also represented on the board. Anoto focuses on research, development, and marketing for the various aspects of Anoto technology and in creating a standard for digital paper. Anoto- technology comprises a combination of a so-called smart pen, proprietary patterns, advanced image processing, Bluetooth wireless technology, and an information infrastructure. Handwritten notes can be stored, graphic e- mails sent, and electronic orders placed using nothing other than pen and paper. Users can communicate with anyone who has a cell-phone, hand-held computer, or PDA. www.anoto.com C TECHNOLOGIES AB (publ) is a young, Swedish IT-company with cutting-edge expertise within the fields of digital camera technology, image processing, and digital pens. The Company's primary product is the C-Pen scanning pen, which has received several important international awards for best IT product. The C-Pen scans, stores, processes, and wirelessly transmits text to a PC using IR or Bluetooth. The pen can also translate, send e-mail, SMS, and facsimiles, and read barcodes. Today, the C Technologies Group with its head office in Lund, Sweden, employs about 200 people. Major shareholders include Company founder Christer Fåhraeus, Ericsson Mobile Communications, SEB Fonder, and State Street Bank. C Technologies is listed under O-Listan on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. www.cpen.com ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/02/07/20010207BIT00160/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/02/07/20010207BIT00160/bit0002.pdf

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Anoto Group is the company behind and world leading in the unique technology for digital pen and paper, which enables fast and reliable transmission of handwritten text into a digital format. Anoto operates through a global partner network that focuses on user-friendly forms solutions for efficient capture, transmission and storage of data within different business segments, e.g. healthcare, bank and finance, transport and logistics and education. The Anoto Group has around 110 employees, offices in Lund (head office), Boston and Tokyo. .Among the major shareholders are Norden Technology A/S, Robur and SEB. The Anoto share is traded on the Small Cap list of the OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm under the ticker ANOT. For more information: www.anoto.com