Vuico, LLC, a Houston, Texas-based company, and jPIX Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan, today announced they are joining forces to deliver advanced wireless applications to markets in the Asia Pacific region. These applications will give users access to corporate information, facilitate m-commerce and make the mobile phone an indispensable business tool.
Under the multi-million dollar, five-year distribution and sub-licensing agreement, jPIX will market Vuico's GoWireless(tm) technologies to wireless carriers and enterprise accounts in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong immediately.
Vuico also announced that it has expanded its agreement as the exclusive provider of NTT Software's advanced wireless Internet middleware beyond the Americas to include the Asia Pacific region and Europe.
Vuico's GoWireless products are based on NTT Software's Java-based BLUEGRID middleware, a reliable, market-proven platform from the world's leading provider of large-scale telecommunications systems and services. The first application jPIX will market is Vuico's GoWireless Mobile Messaging for Exchange 1.0 which allows carriers and their enterprise customers to give users quick access to email and calendar information on their corporate Microsoft Exchange network anywhere in the world.
Vuico's GoWireless technology supports the new generation of web-enabled smart phones, PDA's and wireless appliances with a high performance, very secure and pleasant mobile Internet computing experience. The GoWireless technology combined with Java-enabled devices will allow wireless carriers in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong to offer their subscribers advanced features and services such as video, voice commands and full-function groupware to enhance business and personal mobility and information access.
"jPIX is pleased to partner with Vuico to offer rapid development of Web Services for m-Commerce so our carrier and enterprise customers may quickly extend portal services to mobile users," stated Shige Hiramatsu, CEO of jPIX. "GoWireless technology will help our carrier customers to accelerate revenue growth by introducing new Java-based mobile applications and services. Using Vuico's dynamic Java-based GoWireless applications, jPIX offers wireless Internet solutions built to global standards. These are critical factors in very competitive marketplaces like Taiwan."
Vuico's President and CEO, Vui Le, commented, "Vuico and our partner, NTT Software, work very hard to select the best wireless solution provider in each market. jPIX has certainly earned that distinction in Taiwan. We are confident that with our GoWireless products, jPIX will capture a sizeable market for its enhanced wireless services in the Taiwanese, Chinese and Hong Kong markets."
About Vuico, LLC Houston-based Vuico provides wireless and mobile computing software that "makes smart phones smarter." The company was established in 2001 through a unique investment and technology partnership with NTT Software Corporation of Japan to adapt and enhance NTT Software's advanced wireless technology and applications for North and South America. Today, Vuico markets its Mobile Platform and GoWireless applications around the world with a technical support team in North America fully backed by NTT Software's R&D engineers in Japan. To learn more about Vuico, please visit us at http://www.vuico.com.
About jPIX jPIX Corporation was established in Tokyo, Japan in 2001 to provide consulting services for developing new information technology businesses. jPIX Corporation partners with leading industry innovators in the U.S. and Taiwan in the internet, mobile data and computer systems to fulfill its mission to "Deliver the best technologies, experiences and content to the Asia region." Under the concept of "Relationship of people develops into business," jPIX Corporation helps its clients to exploit new business, construct a business network with comprehensive market analysis, marketing strategy and after care.