Nazomi, CoreTek Debut Java and Multimedia Platform for Mobile Phones

9/17/2004 - CoreTek Systems, Inc., a leading Chinese provider of embedded software solutions for wireless devices and Nazomi Communications, Inc., a pioneer in developing multimedia processors for mobile phones, announced the formation of a strategic agreement; whereby the two companies have aligned to bring high performance Java and multimedia capabilities to mobile phones.

CoreTek has adapted its DeltaMIDP® technology, a software platform for implementing Java applications and multimedia services in mobile phones, to Nazomi's patented hardware acceleration technology found in its JA108 processor and its soon-to-be announced multimedia processors.

The combined solution enables mobile phone makers to support more sophisticated, 2D & 3D graphics-intensive Java games, MPEG4 video and MP3 audio applications which will soon be launched to the market. Operators and service providers can now confidently deploy revenue-enhancing services and compelling content that are developed with Java software, allowing consumers to use their mobile phones to enjoy richer applications and services including streaming video, music, multimedia messaging, 2D & 3D gaming, and location-based and financial services.

"CoreTek is recognized as a leading provider of the Java platform and other multimedia software for mobile phones in China," said Jay Kamdar, CEO & President of Nazomi. "Partnering with CoreTek enables us to provide mobile phone makers with the industry's best Java application performance to go along with Nazomi's multimedia processors which support phone makers' needs of video, audio, gaming and graphics."

"The market and growth of Java and multimedia applications for mobile phones in China next year will be enormous," said Dr. Ming-Yuan Zhu, CEO & President of CoreTek. "By having our Java software platform accelerated by Nazomi's multimedia processors, we can deliver fast, hardware-accelerated solutions that enable consistent, responsive and energy-efficient operation of the most complex Java programs."

The integrated solution of CoreTek's DeltaMIDP and Nazomi's hardware acceleration technology for the Java platform is currently available for demonstration and implementation by mobile phone makers.

About Nazomi Communications
Nazomi Communications, Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based fabless semiconductor company focused on providing multimedia application processors to mobile phone makers. Its solutions support processing and performance boosting of Java software, video, imaging, 2D/3D graphics, animation, gaming, and other multimedia platforms. Nazomi's technology is supplied in the form of stand-alone application processors, combination memory devices and IP cores to well-known mobile phone makers and semiconductor companies. Its technology is incorporated in world's leading mobile phone makers such as Samsung, Sony-Ericsson, Sharp and SKTeletech. The company is an innovator as it holds fundamental patents on Java hardware acceleration technology. Nazomi, a privately-held company, was founded in September 1998 and is located at 2200 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, California, 95054, phone: (408) 654-8988, fax: (408) 654-2938, web:, email:

About CoreTek & DeltaMIDP®
CoreTek Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of software solutions and technologies for mobile phones and other embedded devices. Its mobile phone solutions include:

About DeltaMIDP®
DeltaMIDP® is an optimized Java virtual machine software engine to process applications in the mobile phone; the engine is a component of the DeltaJET® J2ME/CLDC/MIDP software platform. DeltaJET® also includes DeltaJED®, a software tool to develop Java content and DeltaOTA®, an Over-the-Air (OTA) server application for mobile phone service providers to download Java content to mobile phones. DeltaJET® customers include TCL Mobile, China Bird, MiTAC, Lenovo and Techfaith.

Founded in August 2000, CoreTek Systems is headquartered in Beijing, China and located at Room 1107, CEC Building, No. 6, Zhong Guan Cun South Street, Haidian District, Beijing, BJ 100086, People's Republic of China. CoreTek Systems is a channel partner of Sun Microsystems for J2ME/CLDC/MIDP in China.

Nazomi is a trademark of Nazomi Communications.

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