RADVISION Enables 3G Smartphone

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RADVISION Enables 3G Smartphone

RADVSION is making some great progress selling into the wireless space:

ASUSTEK CHOOSES RADVISION 3G-324M TOOLKIT FOR DEVELOPMENT OF NEW 3G VIDEO SMARTPHONE

New Technology Leverages RADVISION Toolkit’s Support of Windows CE Operating System and Intel’s New Chipset for 3G Multimedia Services

3GSM World Congress, Cannes, France (Hall 2, Stand E23) and Fair Lawn, New Jersey, February 14, 2005 -- RADVISION (Nasdaq: RVSN), a source of award winning, industry-standard products and technologies for real-time multimedia communications, today announced that its popular 3G-324M Developer Toolkit was chosen by ASUSTeK Ltd. to develop its upcoming line of 3G multifunction video phones, operating on the Microsoft’s Windows CE operating system and using Intel’s chipset.  

The choice of the RADVISION 3G-324M developer solution, including the industry’s first implementation of the ITU’s recently ratified version 10 of the H.245 call control, will enable ASUSTeK to develop a new breed of 3G visual communication devices that offer the best in quality, functionality, low power consumption, minimal call setup time and support of advanced multimedia services.  Powered by the RADVISION 3G Developer Toolkit, ASUSTeK’s new line of smartphones will enable users to experience video streaming and video portal-based services in addition to participating in high-quality one-to-one and multiparty visual communications with other users.

To enable equipment providers to create best-in-class products that leverage advanced features, RADVISION has ported its 3G-324M and SIP developer solutions to support a host of operating systems such as Windows CE, Symbian and Embedded Linux and multimedia chipsets including Intel, TI, Qualcomm, and others.  The 3G-324M toolkit is part of RADVISION’s 3G developer solution suite, a comprehensive architecture of developer toolkits and applications for the creation and testing of voice, video, and data collaboration services for mobile or fixed broadband communication. 

“After looking at a number of 3G-324M developer solutions , we found RADVISION’s developer solution to be the ideal platform for building our upcoming line of advanced 3G multimedia devices due to its powerful functionality, robust developer APIs and its tight integration and support of both the Windows CE operating system and Intel’s multimedia chipset,” said HC Hung, Vice President of ASUSTeK  "The RADVISION solution will not only dramatically decrease our time to market but also, due to the availability of their SIP developer platform, provides us with an elegant upgrade path to a SIP-based IMS architecture.”   

Support for Windows CE
ASUSTeK will use the Windows CE version of the RADVISION 3G-324M Toolkit to develop a complete reference design for its new line of 3G Smartphones running the Windows CE operating system.  Windows CE, a market-leading flexible software platform for mobile devices and applications for devices, is licensed by many of the world’s leading mobile phone manufacturers to provide advanced data and multimedia functionality in an integrated, intuitive user interface.  Windows CE provides a robust platform to developers to build applications in a familiar development environment for a new class of mobile devices, allowing them to be delivered to market quickly and inexpensively.

About the RADVISION 3G-324M Toolkit and Associated Solutions
The RADVISION 3G-324M Developer Toolkit enables the creation of wireless multimedia applications and services such as videoconferencing and video streaming for 3G mobile phones over existing circuit-switched networks. The toolkit complements RADVISION’s existing support for mobile networks, which includes its award-winning SIP Toolkit for 3G mobile application development and the viaIP 3G-324M Gateway for bridging 3G wireless mobile videophones to IP or ISDN based videoconferencing systems.

RADVISION’s 3G-324M toolkit enables vendors to develop and offer service providers differentiated delay-sensitive real-time multimedia (voice, video, data) applications and services, including:
·           Multimedia/video conferencing with other 3G mobiles, fixed or WiFi IP terminals using H.323/SIP
·           Video Portals
·           Multimedia/Multi-participant gaming

The 3G-324M Toolkit provides network equipment and mobile device manufacturers the ability to improve time-to-market by simplifying and accelerating the development process for high performance, standards-based 3G-324M wireless products. Based on RADVISION’s award-winning H.323 Protocol Toolkit, the 3G-324M Toolkit incorporates sophisticated call-control functionality (H.245 version 10) that allows developers to implement enhanced functionalities including advanced terminal capabilities exchange and rich conference control services such as multi-point, multimedia session handling.

This developer toolkit is complemented by RADVISION’s full line of developer solutions that address the needs of developers building servers and mobile devices for 3G and WiFi based services.  RADVISION provides its development partners with all the tools and complementary components to effectively design and bring to market solutions for virtually every point in the IP and 3G mobile network and supports the development of products based on the following protocols:
·         SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) according to RFC3261
·         SIP/SIMPLE (Presence and Instant Messaging)
·         3G-324M (for real-time multimedia over 3G)
·         RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol)
·         RTP/RTCP (Real Time Transport Protocol/Real Time Transport Control Protocol)
·         MEGACO/MGCP
·         IP Phone/Video Phone

About RADVISION
RADVISION (Nasdaq: RVSN) is the industry’s leading provider of high quality, scalable and easy-to-use products and technologies for videoconferencing, video telephony, and the development of converged voice, video and data over IP and 3G networks.  For more information please visit our website at www.radvision.com.



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