MAXON, the leading handset manufacturer in South Korea, has demonstrated its first GPRS Java-enabled handsets in CeBIT 2003, model MX-C12 and MX-A30. The handsets with elegance design and trendy functions are expected to attract tremendous attention in Hannover from all over the world. To bring the Java function alive, MAXON adopts iaSolution's leading J2ME solution and jointly develop the premium high-end handset for the emerging data-service market.
MAXON Telecom is a listed communication equipment manufacturer based in South Korea with overseas offices in 8 countries. It provides both GSM and CDMA handsets to the market with GSM/GPRS as the major focus. MAXON Telecom continues a high level of investment in R&D to maintain a leading role in this revolution and continue to seek ways in which to improve all aspects of the customers needs.
Having been the first fully-licensed strategic partner of Sun Microsystems in Great China region, iaSolution focuses its business on end-to-end mobile Internet software solutions based on Java technology, which includes mobile Java application servers for telecom operators and embedded Java middleware platforms for handset manufacturers. To continuously upgrade its technology capabilities, iaSolution not only actively join JCP (Java Community Process), the official professional Java organization, but also selected as an Expert Group member beginning of this year to contribute itself by jointly suggesting and defining various Java standards. iaSolution's market coverage includes Taiwan, South Korea, China, and South East Asia. It serves the leading handset manufacturers and telecom operators in this region with superior product and service offerings.
"We selected iaSolution as our J2ME solution provider with its track records and proven performance on GPRS handsets it has developed." said Mr. Im-Sik Kim, General Manager of Technology Planning Division of MAXON telecom. "Its accumulated experiences and capabilities shorten the development cycle and meet our time-to-market requirement. I am confident that these leading GPRS Java handsets will become a success with two company's joint development efforts." In addition, Mr. Sang Man Lee, Chief Technology Officer of MAXON telecom supplements, "iaSolution demonstrated not only their superior software technology on J2ME, but also their profound industry knowledge in Greater China market which offers us great perspectives on our target market."
"MAXON has demonstrated its superior quality in handset manufacturing and iaSolution is excited to work with MAXON to offer J2ME solution and services." said Mr. Jung-Chang Kuo, President of iaSolution. "iaSolution is committed to provide its best support and services to facilitate best
Java quality and performance on MAXON's leading-edge handsets."
MAXON and iaSolution's cooperation is aiming to provide quality handsets with advanced functions to meet with customers' growing needs on mobile data services. With the successful demonstration of new handsets in CeBIT, it is foreseeable that MAXON will continuously release high-end models this year and iaSolution will seek to offer next-generation value-added software and services to MAXON to jointly win the market.