SOURCE: Trinity Convergence

February 12, 2007 06:00 ET

Trinity Convergence Expands Semiconductor Support, Customer Base for Voice + Video Over IP Software Platform

Debuts VeriCall Edge™ Video Phone Software Platform on Renesas SH-MobileR Processor at 3GSM

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 12, 2007 -- Focused on helping OEMs accelerate product development and the delivery of innovative IP communication devices such as video phones and voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) devices, Trinity Convergence today announced that it has expanded support of its VeriCall Edge voice + video over IP software platform to Renesas Technology's SH-MobileR processor.

The company will debut its VeriCall Edge H.264 video phone software on the SH-MobileR at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona (Feb 12-15) at the Fira Montjuic (Hall 2, booth # 2A67).

"The VoIP community has quickly moved beyond our traditional concept of a phone, inspiring OEMs to design voice and video over IP functionality into a multitude of fixed and mobile devices," stated Mark Felice, co-founder and vice president of sales and business development, Trinity Convergence. "Renesas is enabling this trend in the areas of voice, video and multimedia with very targeted devices such as the SH-MobileR. Our work together is the result of a common customer who wanted to create a portfolio of wired and WiFi video phones on a single embedded software platform."

"Video in the mobile market is still in its infancy and there is tremendous opportunity to leverage the cost and flexibility benefits that IP networks offer," said Brian Davis, director of business development, Renesas Technology America, Inc. "Trinity's VeriCall Edge embedded software platform helps us to offer our customers a proven platform for delivering voice and video over IP services in a variety of applications and products. We're excited about our first joint customer in North America and look forward to growing the relationship globally."

SH-Mobile R

The SH-MobileR is the latest addition to Renesas Technology's SH-Mobile application processor series, which delivers a highly sophisticated multimedia solution to enable the creation and widespread adoption of new mobile products. To date, over 200 mobile phone models have adopted SH-Mobile devices.

SH-MobileR is a single-chip application processor for video and digital TV enabled devices, including car navigation systems, portable media players and VoIP video phones. The processor is a complete hardware implementation that supports next-generation video standards, such as H.264, and minimizes power consumption for long battery life.

VeriCall Edge -- Accelerating VoIP Innovation

VeriCall Edge software is licensed by some of the world's leading consumer electronics OEMs and original design manufacturers (ODMs) for use in the following products:

Wired VoIP Phones               Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) Phones
Wired IP Videophones            WiFi IP Videophones
Dual-mode GSM/VoWiFi Phones     VoWiFi Personal Media Players
VeriCall Edge software provides a turnkey VoIP solution that allows OEMs and ODMs to streamline product development and accelerate their time-to-market. The VeriCall Edge platform leverages industry standards for voice and video processing, as well as call control protocols such as SIP, to ensure product interoperability and simplify deployment.

VeriCall Edge provides advanced functionality into a high-performance and tightly integrated software platform that enables the delivery of feature-rich, two-way voice and video over IP functionality in consumer devices.

About Trinity Convergence

Trinity Convergence is a leading developer of embedded software solutions for the Automotive, Communications, Consumer Electronics, Industrial Controls and Medical device markets. The company provides highly integrated software solutions designed to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and original design manufacturers (ODMs) accelerate their product development cycles. The company's embedded VoIP software and graphical user interface (GUI) development tools offer a competitive advantage to manufacturers by providing highly-integrated solutions and the flexibility to run across a variety of operating systems and microprocessors. Trinity Convergence is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, USA and maintains product development and engineering offices in Port Huron, USA; Pune, India; and Cambridge, UK. For more information, visit www.trinityconvergence.com.

VeriCall Edge is a trademark of Trinity Convergence, Inc. All other products or services referenced may be trademarks or service marks of their respective companies or organizations.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Alli Blakebrough
    Trinity Convergence
    +1 (919) 433-7004
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