Discretix Multi-Scheme DRM Client Available on UIQ Platform

12/21/2005 - UIQ Technology announced a partnership with Discretix Inc., the leading provider of embedded security solutions for mobile devices. Discretix's multi-scheme DRM client will be available on the UIQ platform, providing support for OMA DRM v2.0, Microsoft WM-DRM 10 and CPRM.

UIQ Technology develops and licenses an open software platform to the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers. The latest version of the UIQ platform, UIQ 3, opens up the possibility to create a highly diversified portfolio of phones, based on a single codeline. Pre-integrated partner applications on the UIQ platform, significantly accelerates the development of new mobile phones.

The Discretix multi-scheme DRM client offers unparalleled flexibility in meeting the evolving needs of mobile operators. Reinforced by the Discretix underlying security sub-system, the client features an outstanding level of security and high performance, conforming to the stringent security requirements set down by mobile operators.

"Discretix's multi-scheme client is one of the most comprehensive DRM solution available, and UIQ Technology is pleased to have Discretix as a new solution partner. Discretix's embedded security solutions are widely deployed and form a natural springboard for the DRM solution," said Carina Dietmann, Head of Marketing at UIQ Technology.

Commenting on the announcement, Edo Ganot EVP Sales and Business Development, Discretix said, "The enhanced media functionality, together with the robust development tools, makes UIQ an ideal framework for our DRM client. Discretix is pleased to have partnered with UIQ Technology further strengthening our commitment to Symbian based devices."

About UIQ Technology
UIQ Technology develops and licenses an open software platform to the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers and supports licensees in the drive towards developing a mass market for open mobile phones. UIQ based phones are powerful and give access to enterprise applications, email, multimedia clips and web pages. UIQ is, for example, used in mobile phones from Sony Ericsson, Motorola, BenQ and Arima. UIQ Technology, established in 1999 in Sweden, is a fully owned subsidiary of Symbian Ltd.

About Discretix
Discretix is a leading provider of embedded security technology for mobile devices and flash-based storage. Discretix technology, which incorporates both hardware and software components, enables security to be incorporated into products at the chipset level so that it's transparent to the user while protecting sensitive information from malicious attacks, viruses, fraud, and theft. Discretix device toolkits fit into a wide array of devices and mobile systems to enhance security, reliability, and user experience. Discretix technology benefits the entire value chain of chip and platform vendors, device manufacturers, application providers, and operators by eliminating the need for them to devote resources to security, thereby lowering operation costs, increasing trust and driving increased deployment and greater revenues.

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