Dublin, Ireland - April 29, 2003 - Handset and Equipment Manufacturers can now quickly build the power of Java and Bluetooth into their platforms using Rococo Software technology and Ericsson's Bluetooth software
Rococo Software, a leading supplier of Wireless Java infrastructure software and tools, today announces a strategic agreement with Ericsson Technology Licensing that will help to bring Bluetooth applications to market more quickly.
Ericsson Technology Licensing will adapt Rococo Software's market-leading standard Java technology to work with the Ericsson Core Bluetooth Stack and will sell Bluetooth software with the Rococo Java API.
"We are delighted to be working with the leaders in Bluetooth," said Sean O'Sullivan, CEO of Rococo Software. "Our goal is to make it easier for developers to build great Bluetooth applications. The integration of our standard wireless Java technology combined with Ericsson's Bluetooth stack is very powerful and will help to usher in a new wave of compelling Bluetooth applications."
"Rococo helped set the standard for Java and Bluetooth technology and has led the market in product innovation in this area," said Maria Khorsand, President of Ericsson Technology Licensing. "This solution enables equipment manufacturers to take advantage of Bluetooth in their platform by making the technology accessible through Java. We look forward to working with Rococo as a strategic partner, to continue that innovation, and to strengthen both companies' positions in their respective markets."
About Rococo Software
Rococo Software (www.rococosoft.com) provides wireless infrastructure software and tools designed to make it easy to build connected applications for a broad range of mobile computing devices. Rococo's solutions are designed to enable mobile collaboration. Rococo is a member of the JSR-82 Expert Group developing standards for Java and Bluetooth and is an associate member of the Bluetooth SIG. For more information about how Rococo Software can help manufacturers build Java and Bluetooth into their platforms, visit www.rococosoft.com