3GSM World Congress -- Barcelona, SPAIN, February 12, 2007 - Volantis, the world’s leading supplier of Intelligent Content Adaptation™ solutions for the Mobile Information Age, and UIEvolution, a leading provider of software solutions for rich media, information and entertainment, today announced a partnership to offer fully integrated mobile content delivery and dynamic device presentation solutions. The joint effort will allow wireless carriers and media content providers to deliver enhanced services and expand their subscriber base by deploying a WAP/client solution.
The combined rich media offering leverages Volantis’ Mobile Content Framework™ -- the mobile industry’s most broadly deployed content delivery platform, launched by more than 25 carriers worldwide – and mobile client technology from UIEvolution. The UIEvolution client technology is certified and deployed at scale across all top-tier mobile operators as well as set-top boxes, portable media players and other embedded devices.
The two companies also announced UIEvolution’s participation in Volantis’ GetBuzz Partner Program, to enhance the delivery of its BuzzCast™ personalized news and entertainment application.
“When you combine the client platform from UIEvolution with Volantis’ content solution you get a truly optimized user experience across the broadest range of devices,” said Chris Ruff, President of UIEvolution. “This joint solution will streamline the management and delivery of media and service offerings not only to current but future devices as well.”
”Our partnership with UIEvolution provides us with one of the industry’s most compelling implementations to present exciting personalized content on mobile devices," said Matthew Harris, Chief Executive Officer of Volantis. "We see this collaboration as very complementary to our core content delivery capability and look forward to demonstrating the combined solution to carriers and brands alike."
UIEvolution is a global leader in developing and delivering cross-platform software, solutions and services that enable leading companies to deliver a rich consumer experience on any network and any device. The UIEvolution client improves speed, navigation, offline functionality, and overall usability of mobile applications. UIEvolution is a wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix, Inc. an industry leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software that includes the world's most popular franchises, FINAL FANTASY(R) and Dragon Quest(TM). Square Enix, Inc. is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Securities Code: 9684).
DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY, SQUARE ENIX and the Square Enix logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Square Enix Co., Ltd. in the United States and/or other countries.
Volantis (www.volantis.com) is the world's leading supplier of Intelligent Content Adaptation™ solutions for the Mobile Information Age, providing applications, tools and platforms that solve the complexity of delivering optimized services to any mobile device.
Volantis extensive experience of serving content providers, mobile network operators, and enterprises, along with its standards leadership, enable a unique position for Volantis to create innovative technology for the Mobile Information Age that is more useful and more useable than the PC Internet of today.
Volantis is used around the world by organizations such as 3, CBS, Channel 4, Cingular, CSC, Discovery, eBay.co.uk, FT.com, Hearst, HP, IBM, lastminute.com, MobileOne, Orange Poland, Reuters, Telefonica Moviles, Telecom Italia Mobile, Telenor Mobil and World Wrestling Entertainment. Volantis also Chairs the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Device Independence Working Group and is a Founding Member of the W3C Mobile Web Initiative.
Volantis global headquarters are in Seattle, USA, with international offices in Guildford, UK; Hong Kong, China; Madrid, Spain and Krakow, Poland. Volantis is privately held with investors Accel Partners, Kennet Partners, and SOFTBANK Europe Ventures.