SKY MobileMedia Announces the Availability of SKY-MAP TM 2.0

December 2, 2005

SKY MobileMedia Announces the Availability of SKY-MAP TM 2.0
The SKY-MAPTM Platform Extended to Provide a Complete, Standards-Compliant
Multimedia Framework and Applications

San Diego, CA – November 29, 2005 - SKY MobileMedia, Inc., a leading provider of software platforms for the wireless industry, today announced the availability of the SKY-MAP™ 2.0 mobile applications software platform. SKY-MAP 2.0 integrates new services and engines to provide a truly comprehensive and scalable platform for a wide range of multimedia handsets, converged consumer electronics devices, and mobile chipsets. Key additions to SKY-MAP 2.0 include the Khronos-compliant SKY-MMF™ Multimedia Framework, SKY-VM™ Java Client, and new OMA-compliant enablers and applications: SKY-MAIL™ Email Client, DRM, and SKY-PoC™ Push-to-Talk Client.
“SKY-MAP has been in volume production worldwide since early 2005, and has rapidly proven itself as a leading software platform for feature phones,” stated Naser Partovi, CEO of SKY MobileMedia.  “Our second generation solution, SKY-MAP 2.0, extends this platform to include high-end multimedia functionality and applications – enabling SKY’s handset and consumer electronics customers to rapidly develop exciting next-generation wireless multimedia handsets and converged devices.”
SKY’s unique and innovative multimedia framework, SKY-MMF, is the centerpiece of the new SKY-MAP 2.0 platform.  SKY-MMF is the industry’s most portable wireless multimedia framework, adding the ability to create, edit, play, stream, and share multimedia with nearly any wireless mobile device with multimedia potential. SKY-MMF supports numerous file formats and codecs, and is readily portable to new and proprietary codecs. As a member of the Khronos group, SKY MobileMedia actively contributes to and complies with ratified Khronos standards for multimedia, and plans to continue compliance with future Khronos standards. 
As an integrated part of the complete and modular SKY-MAP 2.0 platform solution, SKY-MMF provides handset manufacturers and application developers unprecedented opportunities for innovation.  SKY-MAP 2.0 enables advanced multimedia-enabled IMS services, rich streaming web content, camcorders, video messaging, the purchase and playback of music, digital TV, and more.
In addition to SKY-MMF and industry leading standards-compliant wireless middleware, SKY-MAP 2.0 consists of the growing SKY-APPS™ pre-integrated mobile applications suite, JTWI-compliant SKY-VM™ Java client, and an enhanced SKY-MMI™ user interface framework. As such, SKY-MAP 2.0 is a fully integrated mobile software platform that allows manufacturers and wireless operators to rapidly deploy exciting new feature phones and multimedia services that comply with industry standards. SKY-MAP has been designed from the ground-up to be a portable, scalable, and extensible software platform for use across an entire handset portfolio – from entry level handsets, to compelling feature phones and high-end multimedia terminals, and devices that converge mobile and consumer electronics.
About SKY MobileMedia, Inc. – The Power is in the Platform. ™
SKY MobileMedia is a leading provider of mobile applications software platforms for the wireless handset industry. SKY and the SKY-MAP platform are accelerating time-to-market for feature phones offering high-ARPU data services – satisfying the key market requirements of both handset manufacturers and wireless operators worldwide.  Headquartered in San Diego, California, SKY has additional development centers in Europe, South Korea, and India. For more information visit, www.skymobilemedia.com.

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