SOURCE: HelloSoft, Inc.

July 10, 2007 03:00 ET

Thrane & Thrane Licenses HelloSoft Award Winning VoIP for EXPLORER Handset

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - July 10, 2007) - HelloSoft, Inc. announced today that Thrane & Thrane, the world's leading manufacturer of terminals and land earth stations for global mobile satellite and radio communication, has licensed HelloSoft's award winning VoIP technologies for their next generation EXPLORER® handset.

HelloSoft provides the most optimized and comprehensive software solution for enabling VoIP on mobile handsets without having to make changes to existing hardware designs.

"We are excited to work with HelloSoft towards the essential VoIP technologies needed to expand applications on the next generation of the EXPLORER handset family," said Lars Lindgreen, Product Manager, of Thrane & Thrane. "By integrating HelloSoft's voice engine, we will be able to provide satellite users the benefits of higher quality voice coupled with superior noise cancellation which is critical for aeronautical, landmobile and maritime applications."

"We are proud to be the chosen VoIP technology provider for Thrane's phone initiatives. HelloSoft is paving the way for mobile handset manufacturers globally, to leverage the benefits of VoIP technologies by providing the most optimized VoIP software for multi-mode handsets," Ron Victor, General Manager for Marketing & Business Development stated. "As VoIP becomes a household name, HelloSoft has become the choice VoIP software for OEMs, ODMs and semiconductor companies."

HelloSoft's products can enable mobile device manufacturers to design and architect products that are power efficient and provide substantial cost benefits. HelloSoft has a range of VoIP and wireless products to meet the price and performance needs of multiple high-volume markets, including multi-mode devices which enable OEMs, ODMs and semiconductor manufacturers to deliver VoIP enabled products with a shorter time to market.

About Thrane & Thrane

Thrane & Thrane is the world's leading manufacturer of terminals and land earth stations for global mobile satellite and radio communication. Since its incorporation in 1981, the company has established a strong position within global mobile satellite services based on the Inmarsat system, and today it provides equipment for land-based, maritime and aeronautical use. The company's communication products are sold throughout the world under the brands Thrane & Thrane, EXPLORER and SAILOR, through distributors and partners and as OEM products. The company is listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange. Information about Thrane & Thrane can be found at:

About HelloSoft

HelloSoft is the world's leading provider of VoIP Technologies for wireline and wireless devices. The company enables mass deployment of low-cost, power-efficient, fully featured multi-mode wireline and wireless devices by providing highly optimized RISC-based VoIP software products with superior voice quality, QoS, and efficient call switching specifically designed for next generation end-points. HelloSoft's VoIP stack enables seamless hand-off between cellular and Wi-Fi networks for multi-mode handsets. This comprehensive portfolio of award winning VoIP products enables OEMs, ODMs and semiconductor manufacturers to deliver VoIP enabled products with a short time to market schedule.

HelloSoft is headquartered in San Jose, California with an R&D facility in Hyderabad. HelloSoft's customers include leading technology firms such as Skype, HTC, BenQ, CEC, Toshiba, Panasonic, Accton, Wistron NeWeb, NeoMagic, a la Mobile and 5V Technologies along with top semiconductor manufacturers, Original Device Manufacturers (ODMs) and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) globally. HelloSoft's partners include Texas Instruments, Intel, LongBoard, Arm, MIPS, Microsoft and Symbian. Please visit our website for further information.

Contact Information

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