1/19/2004 - SavaJe Technologies, Inc., announced it has signed iDOC K.K. of Tokyo as its exclusive representative in Japan. This relationship will accelerate the company's effort to bring SavaJe's Operating System for wireless handsets to the many Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) headquartered in Japan.
Often considered the world's leading center for innovation and development of mobile devices, Japan is also one of the most advanced mobile telephony markets. Most of the world's leading handset manufacturers are headquartered in Japan, including NEC, Panasonic, Sanyo, Sharp, Kyocera, and Toshiba.
"Japan is a key market for SavaJe," said Bob Gilkes, SavaJe's CEO. "iDOC is experienced at providing services to major Japanese companies, and we believe our agreement with iDOC will have a substantial impact in increasing awareness of SavaJe, and in creating demand for new business in the region."
In early 2004, iDOC will formally represent SavaJe Technologies in Japan, as well as provide local technical backup and localized porting services.
"We are pleased to represent SavaJe Technologies in Japan," said Hideki Narui, president of iDOC. "SavaJe's innovative Java platform provides a unique value proposition for OEMs, allowing them to maintain their added-value profile to operators, while retaining margins in the face of handset commoditization."
iDOC K.K. is a highly experienced sales and engineering company that is well known within the Japanese high-tech community because of its expertise with telecommunications networking and security software and hardware. iDOC has existing business relationships with many key OEMs, including Canon, Ricoh, Sharp, Epson and others. In addition to SavaJe Technologies, iDOC currently represents Zoran Corporation, a leading manufacturer of digital imaging products, and SecureMedia, Inc., a leader in DRM security for protecting high-value content for xDSL networks. For more information call + 81-3-5759-2055 or visit www.idoc.co.jp
About SavaJe Technologies
SavaJe Technologies is the developer of SavaJe OS, the most advanced, innovative, secure and open software platform for mobile phones. Using Sun Microsystems' Java platform, SavaJe OS provides a universal wireless Java environment. OEMs and Wireless Operators can completely customize the users' mobile phone experience, with branded and theme-able User Interfaces, Services and Applications. SavaJe is working with wireless industry leaders to deploy handsets with the SavaJe platform. SavaJe Technologies is a privately held company headquartered in Massachusetts. For more information call +1-978-256-6521 or visit www.savaje.com
SavaJe is a registered trademark and SavaJe OS is a trademark of SavaJe Technologies, Inc.
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