Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

April 05, 2006 09:00 ET

Intrinsyc and Enfora Announce EDGE Feature Phone Reference Platform for Handset Developers

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA--(CCNMatthews - April 5, 2006) -

Advanced TI OMAP 850-based reference platform for cost-effective and feature-rich mobile phone designs

Intrinsyc Software International Inc. (TSX:ICS), a mobility software and services company, and Enfora L.P, a GSM/GPRS/EDGE radio module developer and wireless device manufacturer, today announce the availability of a complete GSM/GPRS/EDGE feature phone design. The design combines Intrinsyc's Soleus™ feature phone software platform based on Microsoft® Windows™ CE with a dual-core architecture radio module based on Texas Instruments' (TI) OMAP850 applications processor and developed by Enfora. Together they deliver a complete feature phone solution that offers faster development of feature phones at a lower cost for device manufacturers and network operators worldwide.

At the heart of the platform is Intrinsyc's Soleus feature phone software platform, that offers a range of pre-integrated phone applications including a Java virtual machine (MIDP 2.0), Email (POP/SMTP), SMS, MMS, a browser (WAP 2.0/XHTML), and Instant Messaging, along with a fully customizable user interface. Soleus has been optimized for Enfora's certified quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE radio module design that provides separate radio and applications processors, all in a 46 X 30 X 3mm footprint, enabling the creation of small form factor phones. The embedded applications processor allows for camera, Bluetooth, SD, USB and other compelling handset features, as well as EDGE-compatibility for the fast delivery of multimedia and other broadband applications to the end user.

"This innovative platform enables a wide variety of handset manufacturers or network operators to quickly bring EDGE handset designs to market," said Jeff Newman, Senior Vice President of Business Development for Enfora, L.P. "Starting with a certified radio module design that has an embedded software suite significantly reduces both the development costs and engineering time that has been a barrier for many device manufacturers interested in building feature phones, the largest segment of the mobile handset market. We look forward to continuing our strong partnership with Intrinsyc to both enhance and support Soleus for compelling, high-volume feature phone designs."

"We are delighted to announce the availability of this reference platform for Soleus today at CTIA. By combining Enfora's leading TI-based radio module design we are offering a complete advanced, turnkey solution for developing feature phones," said Randy Kath, Vice President, Mobile Software Products, Intrinsyc. "Strategy Analytics estimate that feature phones make up approximately 420 million units of the total 815 million unit global handset market in 2005. Today at CTIA we are demonstrating to both handset manufacturers and network operators how they can quickly take advantage of this huge market opportunity by capitalizing on the low cost and low risk feature phone development benefits of Soleus."

"The increasing number of devices using TI silicon reflects the advanced technical capabilities of the OMAP platform for running advanced and compelling feature phone applications," said Bob McKune, OMAP platform marketing manager, Texas Instruments. "We are delighted with the availability of Intrinsyc and Enfora's reference design and the speed of phone development it offers to handset manufacturers and network operators. We look forward to supporting more feature phone designs using TI's industry-leading OMAP technology."

For more information on Soleus visit Intrinsyc's website at, or visit Intrinsyc's CTIA booth, #5374, from April 5 - 7. For more information on Enfora, visit

About Enfora

Enfora is a global leader in enabling wireless communications across a myriad of industries and applications. Enfora's family of GSM/GPRS/EDGE and 802.11 wireless products provide customers with leading edge wireless solutions, allowing them to access, use and send data wirelessly, instantly and easily. Its products serve both the enterprise and consumer markets, and support various applications, including voice communication, Telematics, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and wireless connectivity for PCs and PDAs. Enfora's design and deployment of mobile communications products are world-class. The company's technology partners include such industry leaders as Texas Instruments that rely on Enfora's capabilities to test and bring first-class products to market.

About Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

Intrinsyc is a mobility software and services company. Its mobile software products, engineering design services and systems integration expertise help customers make better decisions, improve productivity, and reduce time-to-market. Since 1996, Intrinsyc has built a strong customer base and has formed solid alliances with many leading technology companies including Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Philips, Siemens, Symbian, General Electric, Hand Held Products, Texas Instruments and Ford.

Named a Microsoft Gold Partner, Intrinsyc has extensive experience with the intricacies of designing, developing and supporting voice and data-enabled handsets built on Microsoft's Windows™ CE operating system. Intrinsyc is also the creator and licensor of Soleus™, the world's first feature phone software platform based on Windows™ CE. Soleus™ offers a new way to build feature phones, providing pre-integration with leading hardware platforms, all the telephony essentials and pre-integration of the most popular data applications.

Intrinsyc is a publicly traded company, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada with additional regional offices in Bellevue, Washington, and Birmingham, UK and Barbados. To find out more about Intrinsyc, visit:

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