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Qualcomm CDMA Technologies Announces Second-Generation CMX Multimedia Software
Posted: 15-Mar-2001 [Source: Qualcomm press release]

[CMX 2.0 software to provide animation, MIDI sound synthesizer, audio, text and picture streaming solutions for wireless multimedia services.]

San Diego -- QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, today announced the second generation of the Company's Compact Media Extension (CMX) Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI)-based multimedia software. In addition to the existing CMX 1.0 capabilities for MIDI-based music, text and graphics on wireless CDMA handsets, the CMX 2.0 software adds an animation player to support rapid movement of animated objects, characters, and logos on a wireless handset's liquid crystal display (LCD); QCELP(r) audio support for playback of songs and lyrics, as well as sound effects for games, advertisements, greeting cards and other wireless multimedia content; an improved MIDI wavetable synthesizer for higher quality music playback; and a faster still image decoder for full-screen color display.

"As demand from consumers for wireless multimedia capabilities increases, providing manufacturers with a dependable, low-cost solution becomes key to enabling faster time-to-market," said Johan Lodenius, senior vice president of marketing and product management for QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies. "That's exactly what QCT's CMX 2.0 software offers - as part of our complete Wireless Internet Launchpad suite of technologies, the CMX 2.0 software provides animation, MIDI sound synthesizer, audio, text and picture streaming solutions that will drive the deployment of state-of-the-art wireless multimedia services."

CMX 2.0 software represents a low-cost, fully integrated solution, and is designed for use with all members of the QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies (QCT) family of Mobile Station Modem (MSM) integrated circuits and system software, and is a key component of QCT's Wireless Internet Launchpad(r) software suite, which offers advanced multimedia, connectivity, position location, user interface and removable storage functionality to wireless handset manufacturers.

Millions of CMX-enabled phones have been sold since CMX was introduced in mid-2000. The CMX software solution has been adopted and supported by most major CDMA handset manufacturers. As with the original version, CMX 2.0 software uses a MIDI-based time coordination scheme to synchronize music, text and graphical data, providing a true multimedia environment for wireless handsets. CMX 2.0 software is highly flexible and, because it is decoder-independent with respect to graphic data, the CMX 2.0 solution can be easily integrated with a variety of graphic decoders and can be customized by the CDMA handset manufacturer to support a wide range of wireless multimedia services.

QCT's CMX 2.0 software solution, which is backward compatible with the CMX 1.0 software, is scheduled to ship in the second quarter of calendar 2001.

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