Myriad Group to Power Sunplus Technology’s High Definition Home Entertainment Portfolio
DUBENDORF-ZURICH, Switzerland, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Myriad Group AG (SIX: MYRN), a global leader in mobile and home entertainment technology, today announces a new customer win with Sunplus Technology, a leading provider of multimedia IC solutions to home entertainment platforms and high-definition home entertainment products. Sunplus will utilize Myriad’s Jbed CDCA software for their Blu-ray turnkey solution as well as integrate Myriad’s Browser V9 and Dalvik Turbo solutions to enhance their home entertainment portfolio throughout the APAC region.
Marking Myriad’s continued growth in the home entertainment products arena, Sunplus will combine Myriad’s Jbed CDCA software with their Blu-ray technology to offer one turnkey solution to customers in the first half of 2011. Myriad’s Jbed CDCA is an industry-leading Java(TM) ME platform that enables consumer electronic device manufacturers to build, deploy and run Java applications seamlessly on any kind of communication device, delivering fast start-up and response times while keeping memory footprint and power consumption to a minimum.
“We are pleased to work with Myriad whose broad portfolio of market-proven software will play a direct role in contributing to our success, as we remain focused on continuing to deliver cutting-edge home entertainment product solutions for our customers,” said Mr. Chou-Chye Huang, CEO, Sunplus Technology.
Sunplus has also chosen to leverage other key products from the Myriad portfolio including Myriad’s Browser V9 and Myriad Dalvik Turbo solutions. The two companies will work together on integrating these technologies into the Sunplus product range.
”Our new arrangement with Sunplus continues to validate the significant market opportunity to deploy Myriad’s Java-based clients into non-mobile device markets, to drive growth in our Device Solutions Division,” said Simon Wilkinson, CEO, Myriad Group. “We are playing an integral part in supplying leading, high-performance technology needed to power growth in the APAC marketplace as well as further afield.”
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped over 3.7 billion software applications in more than 2 billion mobile phones. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, social networking, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones.
The company provides both individual components and complete solutions, which enable handset manufacturers and operators to deliver amazing experiences on mobile phones. Myriad also develops USSD-based customer self-care platforms that deliver over 10 billion messages a year to 220 million mobile users across more than 35 mobile operators worldwide.
Myriad was created from the combination of industry-leading companies, Esmertec and Purple Labs. It operates worldwide, with offices in Switzerland, France, UK, USA, Mexico, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan and Australia. Headquartered in Dubendorf-Zurich Switzerland, Myriad is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX Symbol: MYRN). For more information, please visit www.myriadgroup.com.
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