5/28/2004 - e-SIM Ltd. (OTCBB: ESIM.OB), a leading provider of Man Machine Interface (MMI) solutions for wireless platforms and device manufacturers, announced that they have signed an agreement with Sasken, a leading provider of telecommunications software solutions, to offer e-SIMís MMI Solution bundled with Saskenís mobile software solutions to their customers.
The agreement enables handset vendors to shorten their development process by providing Saskenís suite of software solutions, with a leading MMI, optimized for immediate porting onto the hardware platform being deployed. This removes the need for handset vendors to spend time developing software solutions in-house, allowing them to focus on their core areas of competency.
The combined solution allows Saskenís customers to use the integrated reference design, development and customization tools to quickly create customized MMIs. This enables manufacturers to bring state-of-the-art customized phones to market faster, as well as creating multiple handset versions targeted at specific markets and user groups.
Through this agreement e-SIM will be entitled to royalty payments for each manufactured handset that includes the bundled solution, and will also receive revenue from selling its development tools and professional services to the handset manufacturers.
Marc Belzberg, CEO of e-SIM said, ďThe joint offering with Sasken creates a strong bundled offering combining both companiesí world-leading software solutions enabling handset manufacturers to quickly and easily create superior handsets. We are pleased that another major market player is adopting our MMI Solution. This agreement, following other major agreements such as the ones with Texas Instruments and with Motorola is another affirmation of the fact that e-SIMís MMI Solution is rapidly becoming the de-facto standard MMI solution for the wireless industry.Ē
About e-SIM Ltd.
Founded in 1990, e-SIM Ltd. (http://www.e-sim.com/) is a major provider of MMI (Man-Machine Interface) solutions for wireless and other electronic products. e-SIMís MMI solutions are used by a wide range of wireless handset manufacturers and platform vendors, including Motorola, NEC, Kyocera, BenQ, Ericsson Mobile Platforms and others. e-SIMís MMI technology has been incorporated into millions of handsets on the market.
Sasken is a world class telecom software solutions provider offering a unique combination of complementary IP software components, research and development consultancy as well as software services to many of the leading semiconductor manufacturers, network equipment companies, and global wireless handset developers. Established in 1989, Sasken employs over 1400 staff, operating from a state of the art research and development centre in Bangalore, India with offices in Canada, China, Germany, Japan, Sweden, UK and US. For more information go to www.sasken.com
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