Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

February 11, 2010 09:00 ET

Intrinsyc Announces Android RapidRIL Support for ZiiLABS Cellular Platforms

Intrinsyc's RapidRIL to provide cellular connectivity for the Zii platforms

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 11, 2010) - Intrinsyc Software International, Inc. (TSX:ICS), a global wireless software solutions provider will demonstrate its latest Android RapidRIL on ZiiLABS' cellular Development Kit at Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona, February 15-18. Intrinsyc's RapidRIL supports the Infineon XMM® cellular module for HSPA connectivity and offers a production ready solution to give ZiiLABS OEMs and ODMs a head start in getting high quality Android devices to market. RapidRIL support for additional cellular modems is expected later this year. The Zii Development Kit provides an advanced cellular platform for creating next-generation Android products.

"RapidRIL is a great complement to the feature-rich and robust Zii platforms," said Denis Londry, Director of Wireless Solutions, at Intrinsyc. "RapidRIL will drastically shorten development time and enhance the consumer experience."

"Our Zii Development Kit 3G Phone Edition provides a modular development platform that enables customers to innovate around the recently announced Zii TRINITY concept phone and our ZMS-05 and ZMS-08 processors," said Tim Lewis, director of marketing and partner relations at ZiiLABS. "Intrinsyc's RapidRIL software and expertise in telephony integration provides our partners a comprehensive solution to quickly bring mobile products to market."

RapidRIL is a radio interface layer product used to accelerate the development of mobile devices, including smart phones, e-books, tablets, and other wirelessly connected devices. RapidRIL supports all radio technologies up to and including 3G with a roadmap to support 4G. Additionally, the RapidRIL architecture supports multiple control and data channels that can be customized for specific device requirements. The key benefits of RapidRIL are:

  • Build innovative devices such as multiple radios using the unique RapidRIL multi-channel architecture;
  • Extend RIL commands to enable features such as location-based services, advanced power management, or advanced telephony features such as push-to-talk;
  • Shorten time-to-market with the flexible architecture and optimized code for 2.5/3G devices with multiple data channels; and,
  • Leverage investment time and budget with RapidRIL product solutions for multiple operating systems.

Additional information on licensing production ready RapidRIL solutions or other solutions for accelerating development of innovative mobile devices is available at

About Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

Intrinsyc empowers device makers, mobile operators, and silicon vendors to deliver compelling, next generation mobile devices faster with higher quality, and differentiating innovation. We help our customers deliver compelling products using our unmatched expertise with the leading OS platforms including Android, Apple, Blackberry, Linux, Symbian, Windows CE and Windows Mobile. Intrinsyc delivers Destinator, the most feature rich navigation application with the best integration for leading smartphones, including from OEMs like Motorola and LG Electronics. Destinator is also available through leading application stores and Intrinsyc's own navigation store Intrinsyc is publicly traded (TSX:ICS) and headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with offices in China, Israel, Taiwan, U.K. and the United States.

About ZiiLABS

ZiiLABS is a worldwide leader in low-power, media-rich application processors, hardware platforms and advanced middleware that enable OEMs, ODMs, System Integrators and Software Developers to deliver best-in-class products across a broad range of consumer electronics and embedded markets. Originally founded in 1994 as 3DLABS, the company re-branded and joined with the Personal Digital Entertainment group of Creative Technology to form ZiiLABS in January 2009. ZiiLABS now has over 800 R&D engineers working on ZiiLABS related projects and has invested US$1 billion and 10,000 man years in media processing solutions. The company has offices in the UK, China, USA and Singapore.

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