Seattle, Washington; Palo Alto, CA, April 10, 2007 – Volantis, the world’s leading supplier of Intelligent Content Adaptation™ solutions for the Mobile Internet, and Mobixell, a leading provider of innovative mobile multimedia solutions, today announced a partnership to deliver a broad variety of multimedia capabilities optimized for every media type, mobile device, and value added service (VAS).
The two companies have completed development on a fully integrated mobile video solution that takes advantage of Mobixell’s unique multimedia capabilities (supported by its recent acquisition of Adamind), together with Volantis’ market-leading content delivery platform.
Leveraging Mobixell’s Content Production suite for mobile multimedia production and adaptation, Volantis extends and enhances its content management and delivery capability to include intelligent asset transcoding and real-time streaming adaptation of video and audio of any format. This ensures that the mobile subscriber experience is always optimized for any type of media, regardless of mobile devices, domains and networks.
The new partnership complements Volantis' existing solutions for wireless carriers and content providers. The Volantis Suite of Mobile Content Applications™ and supporting Mobile Content Framework™ enable the development and distribution of a wide variety of mobile content, including wallpapers, ringtones, audio and video, streaming content, games, and interactive content such as quizzes, polls, and competitions.
Mobixell’s Content Production Suite transforms mobile content production from a manual process into an efficient and reliable, high-volume automated process, providing carriers and content providers with tools to validate the Quality of Experience (QoE) for each and every mobile device. At the heart of this Production Suite is a smart, all-in-one, media adaptation engine that reduces the burden of creating device-specific versions of unique content. The Production Suite also offers a wealth of value-added features for content previewing, DRM, branding and advertising.
”We selected Mobixell after a year-long analysis that matched our growing customer requirements for dynamic video content with an exhaustive review of the competitive offerings in the marketplace,” said Matthew Harris, Chief Executive Officer of Volantis. “We are confident that together with Mobixell, we can offer a solution today that is unrivaled in the marketplace.”
Amir Aharoni, Chief Executive Officer of Mobixell said: With our combined large customer base and technology assets, this partnership between Volantis and Mobixell will enable content providers and operators to offer their subscribers the highest-quality rich media content for every handset and network. This will lead to faster introductions of new multimedia services to help increase multimedia content usage and customer satisfaction.”
Volantis' mobile content solutions provide an end-to-end content delivery platform that automates content operations and delivery for storefronts, deck management, 3rd party content integration, personalization, subscriber management, PC web-to-mobile transcoding, and on-device applications. Volantis’ platform easily integrates with pricing and charging facilities that allow powerful merchandizing such as subscriptions, loyalty schemes and promotions, and mobile marketing campaigns.
Mobixell Networks provides innovative multimedia technologies and business solutions that facilitate the expansion of mobile operators, content and service providers' mobile multimedia services by enabling content consumption, Peer-2-Peer content sharing, User Generated Content communities, mobile advertising, and more. Mobixell’s reliable network-based solutions deliver the highest quality multimedia, raising user satisfaction while helping operators drive traffic growth, safeguard crucial content revenue streams and realize new revenue streams.
Mobixell's solutions are deployed at over 150 mobile operators and content providers including top-tier carriers in five continents. Founded in late 2000, Mobixell is a Delaware company with offices and operations around the world.
For more information, visit the company’s web site at http://www.mobixell.com
Volantis (www.volantis.com) is the world's leading supplier of Intelligent Content Adaptation™ solutions for the Mobile Internet, providing applications, tools and platforms that solve the complexity of delivering optimized services to any mobile device.
Volantis’ extensive Mobile Internet experience serving content providers, mobile network operators, and enterprises, along with its standards leadership, enables Volantis to create innovative technology for the Mobile Information Age that is more useful and more useable than the PC Internet of today.