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Kokusai-Kougyou and Ubitus Enter Strategic Alliance to Launch the World’s First Panorama Movie Distribution Platform on Smartphones

July 22, 2010

TAIPEI, July 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd. (President:

Osamu Nakahara; hereafter, KKC) and Ubitus, Inc. (CEO: Wesley Kuo; hereafter,
Ubitus) have entered a strategic business alliance to cooperate in the online
distribution technology of panorama movie contents.

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The collaboration between the two companies will result in the world’s
first panorama movie distribution platform in the mobile market. Service
providers may exploit the platform in order to provide a wide variety of
panorama movie services on smartphones and connected mobile devices including
iPhone and iPad. The users will experience a seamless all-round sphere view of
the motion picture, anytime, anywhere, by flicking, scrolling, and zooming the
movie displayed on the touch screens. Live streaming features will be released
in October 2010.

The potential audience for the panorama movie services to appeal to
include, but not limited to:

    -- Paid content service, distributing music, live sports,
       and celebrity contents.
    -- Panorama live streaming for corporate teleconference,
       community events, and matchmaking parties.
    -- Entertainment service facilities, such as wedding party
       memorial and amusement park promotions to create added value.
    -- User Generated Contents (UGC) services with
       advertisement-sponsored revenue models.

The platform is provided through KKC’s panorama movie authoring and
playback technology and Ubitus’ RichMedia Cloud technology, which distributes
interactive contents to any Internet-connected devices including mobile
through optimized interactive streaming protocol. The two companies will
further collaborate in order to expand the online distribution business of
panorama movies.

For further information regarding the service, please refer to the website:
http://www.ubitus.net/release/release_20100722_english.html

About KKC:

Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd.(KKC), a core company of Kokusai Kogyo Holdings Co.,
Ltd. (listed in the first selection of Tokyo Stock Exchange, code: 9234), is
responsible for developing the firm’s “Green Infrastructure business”.

KKC was founded in 1947 and we run aerial information services such as
providing the building of social infrastructures, making topographic maps by
aerial measurements and precision survey, spatial information scanning by
aerial photography, laser sensors, satellite images, community developments
optimizing the use of spatial information, and “National design consulting
service” for environmental planning and disaster prevention. In addition, we
have expanded our wide range of businesses to the private sectors providing
them with marketing solutions and spatial information data, playing a leading
role as a “spatial information consulting company”.

About Ubitus:

Ubitus, Inc. was founded in 2007 and has 80 employees with offices in
Taipei, Beijing, Guangzhou, Tokyo, and Seoul. As an outstanding provider of
software platforms for fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) applications, the
company offers next-generation services, making use of cloud computing
solutions, for device manufacturers, wireless/wireline communication service
providers, telecommunication network operators, and digital content providers.
These services allow rich media to be enjoyed and shared on all kinds of
devices, including PCs, IPTV, and mobile phones.

    For more information, please contact:

     Sylvia Chou
     Ubitus Inc.
     Tel: +886-2-2749-5123

SOURCE Ubitus, Inc.


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