Insignia Offers Royalty-Free Open Mobile Alliance Compliant Software

11/12/2003 - Insignia Solutions(R) (Nasdaq: INSG), announced a royalty-free version of its OMA DL (download) 1.0 compliant software client and that it will also provide its OMA DL 2.0 compatible client royalty-free to phone manufacturers, silicon vendors, operating system vendors and mobile operators world-wide upon ratification of the OMA DL 2.0 specification, which is expected in 2004. Insignia has been active in the OMA Device Management working group to standardize elements of firmware over-the-air technology in order to accelerate adoption in the industry and foster innovation and is participating in OMA meeting being held this week in London, UK.

Insignia's royalty-free client software model fuels licenses for its Secure System Provisioning (SSP) server software infrastructure product. Insignia SSP provides an end-to-end firmware update system for mobile operators and phone manufacturers. SSP reduces bottom line software recall costs by enabling Over-The-Air RepairTM and increases top line revenues by providing Dynamic CapabilitiesTM to enable a wide range of new mobile services to existing devices.

Insignia's server solution is designed to leverage existing infrastructure and provides a complete back end firmware publishing, life cycle management and fine grain scheduling system. Insignia's client software is being offered alongside Symbian's 7.0s operating system as part of their Companion Program as well as being offered by Mentor Graphic's Accelerated Nucleus operating system.

The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) delivers open standards for the mobile industry, helping to create interoperable services, which work across countries, operators and mobile terminals and are driven by users' needs.

Insignia provides an essential ingredient to mobile operators and terminal manufacturers by enabling Over-The-Air Repair and Dynamic Capabilities to a growing complex and diverse community of mobile devices through OTA firmware technologies. Insignia's products and services radically reduce customer care and recall costs, maintain device integrity, and enable a wide range of new mobile services. Founded in 1986, Insignia has a long history of innovation, stewardship of major industry standards, and the trust of dozens of manufacturers around the world. Insignia Solutions is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol INSG. The company is headquartered in Fremont, California with R&D and European operations based in the United Kingdom. For additional information about Insignia or its products please visit

Insignia, Insignia Solutions, and the Insignia Solutions logo are registered trademarks and Secure System Provisioning, Dynamic Capabilities and Over-The-Air Repair are trademarks of Insignia Solutions, Inc.

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