PIXO TEAMS WITH AU-SYSTEM TO DELIVER NEXT-GENERATION MOBILE INTERNET APPLICATIONS
Collaboration Demonstrates Advanced WAP Capability
CUPERTINO, CA - December 9, 1999 - Pixo, Inc., a leading developer of
integrated software applications for wireless devices, today announced
it will collaborate with AU-System, Sweden's largest specialty software
consulting company in the mobile telecommunications arena. As part of
strategic alliance, Pixo and AU-System will work closely to integrate
graphical user interface and personal information management (PIM)
applications with the AU-System WAP browser.
The integration of Pixo's software with AU-System's WAP browser
the extensibility of both the Pixo and AU-System platforms. Designed to
offer the maximum flexibility to phone manufacturers, Pixo's architecture
capable of supporting the AU-System WAP browser in addition to its own
browser. Likewise, AU-System's architecture also features a modular
that allows easy integration of Pixo's graphical user interface. When
combined, the Pixo and AU-System software products will provide a rich set
of PIM applications on the phone, as well as the ability to utilize
WAP networks and tomorrow's wireless Internet access technologies.
"AU-System has established itself as a leader of the WAP initiative by
being a key contributor to the WAP specifications and the WAP Forum," said
Rich Rifredi, Vice President of Marketing at Pixo. "The fact that Pixo's
platform can seamlessly integrate with AU-System's WAP browser assures our
customers that Pixo's software can comply with and support their WAP
"Both Pixo and AU-System are dedicated to establishing next-generation
services, applications and systems for mobile Internet access," said
Cedervall, Executive Vice President of AU-System. "The agreement with
is an important step towards our goal to deliver the mobile Internet
applications of the future."
In another move to illustrate its commitment to advancing wireless
access technologies, Pixo today announced it has joined the WAP Forum. As
member of the forum, Pixo will be directly involved in driving the
Internet specifications of the industry.
Founded in 1974, AU-System quickly established itself as Sweden's first
software specialist in the area of data communications. Today, AU-System
remains Sweden's largest independent consulting company within the
networking field, with more than 500 employees. AU-System offer world
wireless software solutions and advanced consulting services, including
integration and development projects, business development, and advisory
services. The head office is based in Stockholm with other offices in
Gothenburg, Lund and Östersund. Earlier this year AU-System was presented
with the prestigious industry award IT Company of the Year, 1999, by the
Swedish business magazine Veckans Affärer. For more information, please
visit the AU-System Web site at http://www.ausystem.com.
Pixo, a privately held corporation, develops practical and easy-to-use
applications for wireless phones. Residing in the phone itself, Pixo's
software features an elegant graphical user interface and an advanced
application suite that enable users to manage their personal information
communications, access all of the Internet, and conduct e-commerce.
primarily consumer electronics manufacturers, Pixo's cost effective
solutions can be quickly and easily integrated into high volume phones.
Pixo has its headquarters at
20400 Stevens Creek Blvd.,
Cupertino, CA 95014;
telephone (408) 996-8224
fax (408) 996-8214.
Additional information about Pixo is available at http://www.pixo.com.
Pixo PR Contact
415 836 5990
46 705 330 330
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