SOURCE: Aricent


March 02, 2010 05:00 ET

Aricent Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine's Twelfth Annual Product of the Year Award

Company's Android Media EXP™ Suite Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2010) -  Aricent®, a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC®) INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has named Aricent's Android™ Media EXP Suite as a recipient of its 2009 Product of the Year Award.

Aricent's Android Media EXP Suite was specifically designed for Google's open operating system. It is a pre-integrated and pre-optimized multimedia software framework that enables compelling user experiences on next-generation connected devices through its portfolio of rich multimedia components (including HD Video CODECs), and by its comprehensive set of applications. In fact, this product is the first in the industry to enable HD Video at 720p, 30 frames per second. Aricent's Android Media EXP Suite capabilities include multimedia middleware, comprised of proprietary CODECs, image processing algorithms and multimedia middleware application components, such as video telephony, video share, IMS client, VoIP, VVOIP, MTP, presence, group/list management and camera applications.

Aricent's Android solution is the first of its kind enabling service providers, chipset vendors, mobile device manufacturers and consumer electronics companies to benefit from Aricent's unparalleled experience in mobile and consumer electronics software and systems integration, coupled with a deep working knowledge of the Android platform.

Additionally, Aricent's multimedia software is available for most hardware platforms and supports leading operating systems such as Symbian, Windows Mobile, Linux, Nucleus and Android. The Media EXP framework has been used to develop applications for a broad range of mobile phone platforms including S60, Microsoft Mobile and Linux.

"INTERNET TELEPHONY is proud to grant Aricent a 2009 Product of the Year Award for their Android Media EXP Suite. Aricent has proven its commitment to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "We're happy to recognize and honor Aricent for their development of IP communications technology. We look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future."

"We are thrilled to be recognized by the editors and staff at TMC for the work we are doing to help co-create differentiated user experiences on the most advanced consumer devices, particularly our efforts in support of Android," said Keith Higgins, sr. vice president of marketing at Aricent. "We continue to invest in innovative products and services -- like our Media EXP suite -- that will allow our customers and partners to lead the way in this new era of communications."

A complete list of Product of the Year winners is published in the February 2010 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, ( INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the authority in IP communication since 1998™.

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About Aricent
Aricent is a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications. Aricent combines the leading innovation capabilities of frog design with unparalleled domain expertise in communications gained as a strategic supplier to the world's foremost infrastructure, application and service providers. The company's investors include Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital and The Family Office. For more information, visit

INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers. For more information, please visit

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global integrated media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN magazines. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two million unique visitors each month on average worldwide, according to Webtrends. TMCnet has ranked within the top 3,500 in Quantcast's Top U.S. sites, placing TMCnet in the nation's top .03% most visited Web sites. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO (ITEXPO); 4GWE Conference and M2M Evolution (in conjunction with Crossfire Media); Digium|Asterisk World (in conjunction with Digium); and Smart Grid Summit (in conjunction with Intelligent Communication Partners). For more information about TMC, visit

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