Presence, Instant Messaging, Conferencing for Desktop and Mobile Phones

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Presence, Instant Messaging, Conferencing for Desktop and Mobile Phones

Interesting release to share. This combines HotSIP's SIP technology with HP's OpenCall Media Platform and Movial's Connect applications for IMS. It's essentially a converged solution that works with mobile, broadband or a fixed user and includes presence, VoIP, conferencing, and more.

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Hotsip, HP, and Movial unleash Converged Presence, Instant Messaging, and Instant Conferencing for desktop and mobile phones.

Hotsip, HP, and Movial announced today that they are collaborating in bringing converged Instant Conferencing to the IMS market. The now released application is the first in a series of converged broadband – mobile applications, enabled by Hotsip’s carrier-grade SIP Applications Server, M2CE™ (Multimedia Communication Engine), HP OCMP (OpenCall Media Platform) and Movial Connect applications for IMS.

Stockholm and Helsinki, – December 1, 2004 - Hotsip AB, HP, and Movial Corporation, announced today the release of the first in a series of converged broadband - mobile applications. The first set of tested applications include IM (Instant Messaging), Presence and Instant Conferencing between Nokia and Siemens series-60 terminals and PC users subscribing to broadband telephony and multimedia services, already today in commercial operation at several service providers in Europe. The success of the testing proves the maturity of the end-to-end IMS solution with Hotsip, HP OCMP and Movial Connect applications.

Broadband and mobile operators as well as device manufacturers are now able to provide their customers with a compelling and cost saving communication solution that shows the true value and ease of use of converged services.

"The successful testing of these solutions proves that the convergence of mobile and IP services is reality today. The interoperability with HP, Hotsip and Movial products proves the maturity of the IP Multimedia technology between different vendors, which is one of the key success factors for evolution towards IMS. We believe there is a clear demand for HP OpenCall Media Platform since its converged IP and TDM capabilities provide a smooth evolution from traditional 2G services to IMS" says Mr. Jukka Kortesniemi, Business Development Manager at HP.

"With these new applications we are now able to provide converged applications to the market. By working with HP and Movial we have in a very swift way been able to meet the demand for these services. Service providers are now able to offer new exiting services and increase customer loyalty with seamlessly integrated services in their mobile and broadband service offering. We see clear evidence in the market that service providers today wish to provide a one stop shop for their customers regardless of if he is a mobile, broadband or a fixed user” says Mr Kenneth Gustafsson at Hotsip.

"We believe that that bringing presence, instant messaging, and multimedia services to the market with HP and Hotsip benefits end users and allows device vendors and service providers to offer revenue generating services for IMS markets. Movial Connect applications for SIP and IMS seamlessly enable these services across wireless terminals", says Victor Donselaar at Movial.

For more information, please contact:
Mr. Kenneth Gustafsson, CEO, Hotsip, +4684540500, kenneth.gustafsson-at-sign-hotsip.com
Mr. Michael Holm, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Hotsip, + 46739888138, michael.holm-at-sign-hotsip.com

Mr. Victor Donselaar, Unit Manager Movial Applications, +358407720011, victor.donselaar-at-sign-movial.fi

Mr. Jukka Kortesniemi, Business Development Manager, HP OpenCall Business Unit +33672993557, jukka.kortesniemi-at-sign-hp.com

About Movial
Movial Corporation provides software and services for the mobile multimedia and presence-enabled applications market. By enhancing the ability of device, system, and IM vendors to conceive, design, and deliver the software differentiators that drive revenue, Movial is the choice of Nokia, HP, Orange, and Jabber, Inc. Movial has distinguished itself with mobile presence innovations such as 'Push-to-Video,' while simultaneously becoming the time- and cost-to-market leader for Linux-based consumer electronics.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Movial was founded in 2001 and has approximately 90 employees.

About Hotsip
Hotsip is a leader in the development and delivery of multimedia communication applications and infrastructure for large scale SIP enabled networks. Hotsip business idea is to increase value by providing new revenue opportunities for our customer through a rich offering of multimedia communication applications such as IP-telephony, Video Call, Presence, IM, Conferencing, and Gaming for broadband and IMS networks. The company was founded in 1999 and is located in Stockholm. Hotsip’s financial investors include; 3i, Ledstiernan, BellNet Corporation and Argnor Wireless Ventures. www.hotsip.com

About HP
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing. For the four fiscal quarters ended Oct. 31, 2004, HP revenue totaled $79.9 billion. More information about HP (NYSE, Nasdaq: HPQ) is available at www.hp.com.



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