Product News: Software
Real-Time Communications Software powers LTE SoCs and chipsets.
Press Release Summary:
January 14, 2014 - FlexIMS-based VoLTE (Powering Voice over LTE), Video Calling and RCS (Rich Communication Suite) client software allows individual services to be distributed between modem processors and application processors. Options are also available for distributing real-time communication services among processors, and single architecture is capable of enabling full span of VoLTE device endpoints. Connectivity options include LTE-only, LTE with WiFi Offload, and WiFi-only.
Original Press Release
Ecrio Offers VoLTE and RCS with FlexIMS(TM) Distributed Architecture
Press release date: January 8, 2014
LAS VEGAS -- CES 2014 -- Ecrio further consolidates its position as the de facto supplier of IMS/VoLTE certified client software for 4G/LTE devices. Multiple commercial integrations of its FlexIMS(TM) Architecture powering Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Rich Communication Suite (RCS) are being deployed across device chipsets and platforms.
Ecrio announces the general availability of its FlexIMS-based VoLTE, Video Calling and RCS client software with the unique ability to allow individual services to be distributed between modem processors and application processors. The options provided by FlexIMS to distribute real time communication services among processors is an industry-first, single architecture for enabling the full span of VoLTE device endpoints. As networks move towards rolling out VoLTE with advanced IMS services, including Video Calling, RCS and LTE/WiFi interworking, these capabilities of Ecrio's FlexIMS Architecture become essential.
FlexIMS Architecture now offers the following unmatched coverage of real time communication end points by serving the LTE-connected device ecosystem:
End Points: Smartphones, Tablets, SmartTVs, Customer Premise Equipment (CPE)
Connectivity: LTE-only, LTE with WiFi Offload, WiFi-Only
Communication Services: VoLTE, Video Calling, RCS
Platforms: Real Time OS on Modem Processors, General Purpose OS on Application or Network Processors
"The FlexIMS distributed architecture is the result of Ecrio's sustained track record and maturity, yielding the only solution for IP-based Voice and Video Calling that has the flexibility to distribute functionality across chipset elements and integrate with operating system of choice," said Vikram Karmarkar, Vice President of Business Development at Ecrio.
"The partnerships between Ecrio and chipset vendors is a great endorsement of Ecrio's FlexIMS architecture, and an important step to making Telcos' interoperable IP-based communication services ubiquitous by being embedded in a variety of end user devices," commented Alan Quayle, Industry Analyst.
Ecrio is the leading supplier of 4G/LTE real time communications client software and services solutions for the mobile industry. Ecrio offers a comprehensive suite of standards compliant (3GPP, GSMA) Communications Client Solutions including Messaging Solutions (SMS over LTE), Rich Communication Suite Solutions (RCS, RCS-e), Voice Solutions (IR.92 VoLTE - Voice over LTE) and Video Solutions (Video Sharing and IR.94 Video Calling). Built on the FlexIMS(TM )Architecture, Ecrio's Mobile Communications Client Suite (MCCS) functionalities can be distributed across the Baseband Processor and the Application Processor, yielding optimal media latency and lower power consumption. The MCCS has been deployed on more than 50 million handsets. Ecrio's customers include industry leading operators such as NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom and Verizon Wireless, and leading device and chipset platform providers. For more information, please visit www.ecrio.com.
FlexIMS is a trademark of Ecrio Inc.