Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

Intrinsyc Software International, Inc.

January 28, 2010 09:00 ET

Intrinsyc's RapidRIL for Android Now Accelerates Development of Mobile Devices Using Sierra Wireless Modems

RapidRIL for Android extended with ready to ship support for Sierra Wireless 8XXX modems

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 28, 2010) - Intrinsyc Software International, Inc. (TSX:ICS), a global wireless software solutions provider, announced the immediate availability of a commercial-grade, open market Radio Interface Layer (RIL) software for mobile devices utilizing the Android operating system and Sierra Wireless 8XXX modems. Intrinsyc's RapidRIL was previously adapted to the Infineon XMM(TM) platforms and X-Gold families of mobile device baseband processors supporting GSM/GPRS, EDGE, and WCDMA/HSPA technologies. RapidRIL support for the Sierra Wireless modem platforms will enable manufacturers to accelerate the process of designing, building, and shipping high-quality Android mobile devices into the marketplace.

Intrinsyc's RapidRIL for Android is currently shipping in a high-volume commercial product using the Sierra Wireless MC87xx family of UMTS modems. Intrinsyc's customer chose RapidRIL for Android because of its ease of integration, high quality and fast time to market.

"Intrinsyc is very pleased to expand RapidRIL support to Sierra Wireless modems," said David Manuel, Vice President and General Manager, Device Development Solutions. "The combination of RapidRIL and a pre-certified Sierra Wireless modem allows OEMs to develop and launch a high quality device in record time."

RapidRIL is a radio interface layer product used to accelerate the development of mobile devices, including smartphones, ebooks, 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 and devices with faster time-to-market, higher quality, and differentiating innovation. Our customers and partners rely on our award-winning device development solutions and our industry-leading navigation software and LBS solutions. Intrinsyc is a 2009 winner of the Microsoft Windows Embedded Excellence Award. Intrinsyc is publicly traded (TSX:ICS) and headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with offices in China, Taiwan, U.K. and the United States.

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