Aricent Awarded INTERNET TELEPHONY's 2010 TMC Labs Innovation Award

Android Software Suite Honored for Exceptional Innovation

Jun 17, 2010, 05:00 ET from Aricent

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Aricent®, a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) named its Media EXP™ Android software suite as a 2010 TMC Labs Innovation Award winner presented by its publication, INTERNET TELEPHONY.

Aricent's Media EXP software suite is a pre-integrated and pre-optimized multimedia software suite optimized for Google's Android operating system.  The software suite enables next-generation 4G networks and devices through its portfolio of rich multimedia components (including HD Video CODECs) and by its comprehensive suite of applications. The software suite includes multimedia middleware software comprising of a wide range of CODECs, image processing algorithms and a number of pre-integrated applications like media playback, recording, streaming, Video Telephony Push to Talk over SIP/IMS and more.

"Android technology has a lot of momentum in the industry right now and having Internet Telephony recognize our software and expertise in this area is truly an honor," said Sanjay Dua, vice president and general manager, Mobile Devices and Solutions Strategic Business Unit at Aricent. "The work we are doing to co-create innovative solutions in the Android space is exciting and we are pleased to be able to offer such a comprehensive portfolio of software and services to our customers and partners."

The TMC Labs Innovation Award honors products that display innovation, unique features, and significant contributions toward improving communications technology.  The TMC Labs Innovation Awards are granted to those companies demonstrating ground-breaking contributions to the industry.

Tom Keating, CTO and TMC Labs Editorial Director, stated, "Aricent has proven their commitment to quality and the further development of the IP communications industry through its Media EXP for Android suite. The Innovation Award exemplifies the best and the most unique products and services that this industry has to offer.

"Congratulations to Aricent for earning this great honor. I look forward to seeing more innovative solutions from them as they continue to contribute to the future of IP communications," Keating added.

"Aricent has demonstrated to the staff of TMC Labs that Media EXP for Android is truly innovative in the IP Communications industry. Media EXP for Android has made contributions which have resulted in significant advancement to the industry," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "We're proud to reward Aricent's hard work with a TMC Labs Innovation Award this year."

The 2010 TMC Labs Innovation Award highlights will be published in the July and August 2010 issues of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

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Aricent is a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications. Aricent combines the leading innovation capabilities of frog design with unparalleled domain expertise in communications as a strategic supplier to the world's foremost infrastructure, application and service providers. The company's investors include Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital, The Family Office and The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. For more information, visit

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INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space.  INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs.  INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers.  For more information, please visit

About TMC

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global, integrated media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN magazines. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two million unique visitors each month on average worldwide, according to Webtrends. TMCnet has ranked within the top 3,500 in Quantcast's Top U.S. sites, placing TMCnet in the nation's top .03% most visited Web sites. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO; 4GWE Conference and M2M Evolution (in conjunction with Crossfire Media); Digium|Asterisk World (in conjunction with Digium); and Smart Grid Summit (in conjunction with Intelligent Communication Partners). TMC serves other communications market segments with the Cloud Communications Summit (in conjunction with Light and Electric); CVx ChannelVision Expo (in conjunction with Beka Publishing); and MSPWorld™ (in conjunction with the MSP Alliance).

TMC also serves technology professionals with industry-specific Web sites: InfoTech Spotlight, 4GWE, M2M,, Smart Products Ecosystem,,, Satellite Spotlight,,, and

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