SAN JOSE, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- HelloSoft, Inc., a leading
provider of VoIP Technologies for mobile devices, announced today the
launch of its VoIP technologies for mobile devices based on Symbian OS(TM).
Symbian OS is licensed by the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers
and, to date, over 110 million Symbian smartphones have shipped worldwide
to over 250 major network operators.
HelloSoft has taken one of the first of many steps to enable VoIP
technology globally for the next generation of Symbian smartphones.
HelloSoft's VoIP technology, HelloDual-Mode(TM), on Symbian OS will allow
users to experience award winning power-efficient and fully-featured
"As VoIP technology is becoming more prevalent in day to day life,
businesses are not the only ones benefiting from it; more and more
consumers are turning to VoIP to keep in touch with friends and family from
their home PCs," said Mike Whittingham, Vice President, ecosystem
development, Symbian. "HelloDual-Mode on Symbian OS will help handset
manufacturers bring the VoIP PC experience to mass market mobile phone
users more easily and in a shorter time frame."
"With VoIP technologies rapidly changing the mobile device landscape,
HelloSoft is on the forefront of these technologies by continually
delivering the most optimized VoIP for mobile devices," said Ron Victor,
HelloSoft's General Manager of Marketing and Business Development.
"HelloDual-Mode(TM) now enables handset manufacturers targeting the mass
market to build multi-mode handsets based on Symbian OS."
HelloDual-Mode(TM) is available for licensing now from HelloSoft.
HelloSoft's products can enable mobile device manufacturers to design
and architect products that are power efficient and provide substantial
cost benefits. HelloSoft has a range of VoIP and wireless products to meet
the price and performance needs of multiple high-volume markets, including
multi-mode devices which enable OEMs, ODMs and semiconductor manufacturers
to deliver VoIP enabled products with a shorter time to market.
HelloSoft is the world's leading provider of VoIP Technologies for
wireline and wireless devices. The company enables mass deployment of
low-cost, power-efficient, fully-featured multi-mode wireline and wireless
devices by providing highly optimized RISC-based VoIP software products
with superior voice quality, QoS, and efficient call switching specifically
designed for next generation end-points. HelloSoft's VOIP stack enables
seamless hand-off between cellular and Wi-Fi networks for multi-mode
handsets. This comprehensive portfolio of award winning VoIP products
enables OEMs, ODMs and semiconductor manufacturers to deliver VoIP enabled
products with a short time to market schedule.
HelloSoft is headquartered in San Jose, California with an R&D facility
in Hyderabad. HelloSoft's customers include leading technology firms such
as Toshiba, Wistron NeWeb Corp, Panasonic, NeoMagic, Accton and 5V
Technologies along with top semiconductor manufacturers Original Device
Manufacturers (ODMs) and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) globally.
HelloSoft's partners include Texas Instruments, Intel, Microsoft and
Symbian. Please visit www.hellosoft.com
Symbian is a software licensing company that develops and licenses
Symbian OS, the market leading open operating system for advanced,
data-enabled mobile phones known as smartphones.
Symbian licenses Symbian OS to the world's leading handset
manufacturers and has built close co-operative business relationships with
leading companies across the mobile industry. During 2006, 51.7 million
Symbian smartphones were sold worldwide to over 250 major network
operators, bringing the total number of Symbian smartphones shipped up to
31 December 2006 to 110 million.
Symbian has its headquarters in London, United Kingdom with offices in
the United States, England and Asia (India, P.R. China, Korea, and Japan).
For more information, please visit www.symbian.com .
HelloSoft, Inc. Contact:
+1 858 337 4217
SOURCE HelloSoft, Inc.