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CTIA 09: Smith Micro Introduces New Way to Find, Manage & Share Multimedia
Smith Micro Software, Inc., a leading developer and marketer of software solutions and services for the mobility market, today introduced a new product suite from its QuickLink Media product family. This new enhanced web-based technology is a web application for finding, managing, sharing and playing multimedia files that extend media management into the online realm.
The new QuickLink Media technologies enable “cloud” services and include a full media player and management solution that is hosted and accessible via any popular browser on the user’s PC, internet-ready TV or favorite mobile device. Additional capabilities for sharing media via Instant Messaging and Social Network services allow users to enjoy, consume and share their media experience in a unique and social way.
A part of Smith Micro’s strategy to bring this new technology to market was its acquisition of MxPlay Inc., a San Francisco based innovator in the social media field. The MxPlay technologies will be combined with the Smith Micro Multimedia portfolio to offer mobile operators, cable MSO’s and online service providers a comprehensive suite of mobile, PC and web enabled solutions providing their users with the ability to play and sync data over-the-air or via side loading for mobile to computer.
“This acquisition extends the rich portfolio of Smith Micro multimedia offerings helping our customers support their convergence strategies for services that will be universally available on mobile devices, personal computers and the TV, adding a unique and new business value for our customers.” said William W. Smith Jr., President and CEO of Smith Micro Software, “With the MxPlay acquisition, these “cloud services” and social media capabilities,combined with our Multimedia and convergence offerings, create an unrivaled portfolio of products and services to address this rapidly emerging marketplace.”
Smith Micro recognizes the importance of the cloud phenomenon and cloud based computing solutions that embody a new class of software, new approaches to infrastructure, new delivery models and new business value for customers worldwide.
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