Logica to incorporate PictureIQ's TransForce MTS into its MMS center, ensuring interoperability between different mobile handsets or Internet-connected devices

August 16, 2002

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LONDON and SEATTLE -- Logica, the global solutions company and leading supplier of mobile messaging and mobile payments, and PictureIQ Corporation, providers of multimedia optimization solutions, announced an agreement to further enhance the real-time delivery of multimedia messages via Logica technologies by ensuring interoperability between different mobile handsets or internet-connected devices. Under the terms of the agreement, Logica will incorporate PictureIQ's TransForce MTS into its own Picasso Multimedia Messaging Service Centre (MMSC) to deliver rich-media transcoding services that will facilitate the management of multimedia content including images, animation, video and audio messages. "True device-independence is a crucial element in the drive to ensure mass adoption of MMS and thereby generate revenue for operators," said Gerry McKenna, CEO of Logica Mobile Networks. "By integrating PictureIQ's proven transcoding technology into our Picasso MMSC we will provide customers with the high performance capability to support and deliver rich media services more efficiently and cost-effectively, regardless of the operating network or mobile device. This helps provide a richer messaging experience to end users." PictureIQ's TransForce MTS solution is an enabling server software platform capable of powering the real-time optimization and rendering of content and messaging services for varied aspects of Internet and mobile device delivery, including device displays, formats, screen resolutions, audio players and more. Logica PictureIQ Corp.

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