Aplix JBlend Blends Java into Alcatel One Touch 735i Mobile Phone

4/9/2004 - Aplix Corporation, the global leader in deploying JavaTM technology in mobile phones, announced that its JBlendTM platform is incorporated in the new handset from Alcatel that is now shipping. The Alcatel One TouchTM 735i is among the first available mobile phones that support the Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2METM) Mobile Information Device Profile (MIDP) 2.0.

Working closely with Aplix, Alcatel implemented JBlend technology for the One TouchTM 735i, which incorporate J2ME Connected Limited Device Configuration (CLDC) 1.0 (JSR30), MIDP 2.0 (JSR118), Wireless Messaging API (JSR-120) and Aplix's patent-protected KFTTTM acceleration technology. This powerful and comprehensive Java platform enables consumers to enjoy a rich, interactive Java experience.

JBlend technology is the most deployed Java execution platform for mobile phones worldwide. More than 30 million handsets have been shipped with JBlend technology, which has been incorporated into more than 80 wireless handset models from 13 different manufacturers. Phone manufacturers are able to benefit from Aplix's extensive experience with a wide variety of chipsets, operating systems and network operator profiles to quickly and efficiently deliver advanced, feature-rich products to market.

About The JBlend Platform
The JBlend platform is the de facto solution for running Java applications and services in mobile phones. It includes a high-performance, small-footprint Java virtual machineTM for a variety of configurations (CLDC, CDC) and profiles/extensions (MIDP, JTWI, i-mode DoJa, Vodafone, Sprint and others); and all the porting tools and test suites needed to Java-enable a full line of consumer products. The JBlend platform supports a variety of popular operating systems and microprocessors, and has also been successfully integrated in many digital appliances and embedded devices. JBlend technology offers device manufacturers the following key benefits:

About The Alcatel One TouchTM 735i
The One TouchTM 735i comes with a large color screen and a built-in camera with a x8 zoom. Incorporating JavaTM MIDP 2.0 technology the handset is capable of downloading games and applications over Wap and the Internet. Designed for comfortable game-playing it makes the most of its landscape screen and fast handling with its "action" and central browsing keys. It also brings speed and ease of use to the photo and MMS functions, plus the possibility for the user to record his own voice while taking a photo. The One TouchTM 735i is also GPRS class 10, up to 300 hours of standby time and 7 hours of talk time, 89g only, 24-tone polyphonic tunes, 60 instruments and percussion sounds.

About Aplix Corporation
Aplix Corporation is the global leader in deploying Java technology in mobile phones. The company's JBlend technology has been licensed by 13 handset manufacturers and deployed in mobile phones offered by wireless operators around the world. Aplix was first established in 1986 and has been a Sun Java licensee since 1996. The company is headquartered in Tokyo with subsidiary operations in San Francisco and Munich.

For more information
Aplix Corporation of America: www.aplixcorp.com
Aplix Corporation: www.aplix.co.jp

JBlend, KFTT and all related trademarks thereto are trademarks or registered trademarks of Aplix Corporation in Japan and other countries. Sun, Java, JVM, and J2ME are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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