3G Mobile Entertainment and Video Surveillance Solutions Based on DSP Multimedia Processing Boards from Surf Communication Solutions, Developed and Deployed by Intellistream

Real-time video, voice and data traffic are processed simultaneously by Surf's SurfAce/PCI board to support Intellistream's mobile entertainment applications for 3G handsets and video surveillance solutions

YOKNE'AM, Israel, Dec. 11 -- Surf Communication Solutions ("Surf"), a leading provider of multimedia embedded processing solutions, announced today that Intellistream, a provider of interactive applications for the mobile arena, has selected Surf's PCI form factor multimedia processing solution, the SurfAce-112/PCI(TM), for inclusion in its mobile entertainment applications and video surveillance solutions.

Intellistream has developed a wide range of entertainment applications for the mobile market, such as dating, interactive video, and gaming. All applications utilize the Surf 3G-324M protocol to ensure comprehensive support for 3G handsets without requiring installation of client software. The video surveillance solutions developed by Intellistream utilize the Surf PCI DSP card to access CCTV cameras from mobile handsets, enabling convenient, real- time, round-the-clock observation.

The SurfAce-112/PCI (http://www.surf-com.com/media-processing-products/pci-ace-board.html) is a fully integrated universal PCI-compliant (32-bit / 33MHz) 3/4-size PCI form- factor DSP resource board, compatible with a wide range of host platforms and supplied with multiple drivers and a variety of interfaces, including 100MB Ethernet. It is supplied with SurfWare-Media(TM), Surf's telecom-ready media processing software that facilitates development of media gateway and media server applications by offering simultaneous support for multimedia convergence -- Voice, Video, Fax, Modem --all running on a single DSP.

"Intellistream selected Surf's technology for its 3G-324M video support, which enabled us to deliver the most appropriate video format to any 3G mobile handset; this ensured we could reach the broadest possible customer base," said Jani Peltonen, CTO of Intellistream. "In addition, Surf's PCI DSP boards were extremely easy to integrate, and the Surf team's quick response time and high level of commitment greatly reduced our time-to-market, allowing us to realize an almost immediate return on investment."

"We are pleased to be selected as Intellistream's DSP supplier," said Jeremy Lange, Surf's Sales Director, Global Accounts. "These two projects demonstrate how Surf's rich multimedia processing package, with its 3G video processing capabilities, provides our customers with cost-effective, scalable and comprehensive solutions for a variety of telecom applications."

About Surf Communication Solutions

SURF Communication Solutions® develops a suite of hardware and software products that drives a wide variety of applications whose common goal is high- capacity distribution of voice and video. These applications are predominantly developed by media gateway, media server and IMS equipment manufacturers in the telecommunication infrastructure field.

The Surf engine is an off-the-shelf fully converged audio/video media processing subsystem that integrates easily into media gateways and servers. It is available in various integration levels, such as AdvancedMC, PTMC, PCIe and PCI form factor resource boards or DSP chips, which are pre-integrated with leading AdvancedTCA, MicroTCA and cPCI carrier boards and blades. For more information, visit www.surf-com.com.

About Intellistream Limited

Intellistream focuses on providing interactive solutions for our customers in the mobile arena. The platform is an advanced, easy-to-use interactive system, designed to be managed on a per-channel basis. It consists of two components: the content delivery platform and the content development tools. The content delivery platform comprises hardware and software components to deliver the video application, creating a superior end-user experience and capturing user data. The content development tools allow for a bespoke design and service of video applications with Intellistream support. For more information, visit intellistream.co.uk.


Ruth Bridger of Surf Communication Solutions Ltd, +972 (0) 73 714 0713, pr@surf-com.com, or Jim Beagle of Intellistream Limited, +44 (0) 20 7710 5460, jim.beagle@intellistream.co.uk

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