Ittiam Systems Introduces IP Video Phone Solution on Windows® Embedded CE 6.0

One of the First to Leverage the Power of Windows Embedded CE 6.0 and DaVinci Technology for High Performance Video Phone Design for OEMs and ODMs

BANGALORE, India, Nov. 30 / - Texas Instruments (TI) Developers Conference - Ittiam Systems announced its complete IP video phone solution on the newly launched Windows Embedded CE 6.0 from Microsoft Corporation. It is built on TMS320DM6446 - DaVinci technology based processor from TI.

Ittiam's video phone, IPVP6446, is an established software plus hardware solution that has been licensed across U.S.A., Europe and Asia. It is accompanied by a reference platform that can be customized for specific application scenarios. The video phone offers high quality H.264 based video, a complete range of speech codecs, telephony and call signalling functions fine tuned for hands-free speaker phone operation for peer-to-peer or multi- way conferencing.

In response to the growing interest in its IPVP6446 solution on the Windows and to leverage the power of the operating system, Ittiam has now made it available on Windows Embedded CE 6.0 operating system along with the complete board support package necessary for the video phone application.

According to Tarun Gulati, general manager, DPE, Microsoft India, "Windows Embedded CE 6.0 provides the core technologies that our partners can use to build the next generation of innovative consumer devices. The IP Video phone from Ittiam Systems is a prime example of the kind of truly exciting devices that it enables. Ittiam Systems' expert team has successfully exploited the capabilities of our embedded platform to bring this device to market in record time".

"The performance and flexibility of the platform based on DaVinci(TM) technology, helps developers deliver an enriching video telephony experience," said Joseph Rigazio, general manager catalog/EEE DSP business, Texas Instruments. "Ittiam has developed a complete IP-based video phone end-point and now OEMs can turn to Ittiam for differentiated, high-quality video telephony solutions on a popular new operating system."

"For an emerging technology like video phone, it is very important for us to be able to give our customers the freedom to introduce it in different forms and application scenarios." commented Srini Rajam, chairman and chief executive officer, Ittiam Systems. "CE 6.0 literally opens up windows to achieve exactly the same and offers tremendous flexibility of doing so," he added.

Ittiam Systems has already licensed the IPVP6446 solution on Windows Embedded CE 6.0 for an innovative video phone application and is in active discussion with several other OEMs and ODMs.

About Ittiam Systems Private Limited

Ittiam Systems Private Limited, headquartered in Bangalore, is a technology product company singularly focused on digital signal processing systems in media and communication. The company operates through its network of offices and representatives around the world. Ittiam's customers include Fortune 100 companies and are distributed across U.S., Europe, Japan and Asia. In 2004 and 2005 the company was rated as the 'World's Most Preferred DSP IP Supplier' in a survey conducted by Forward Concepts Incorporated. In 2005 Ittiam had been selected by Red Herring into the top 100 private companies in Asia. For more details, visit .

About Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is the worldwide leader in software for personal and business computing. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people through great software-any time, any place and on any device. Microsoft has been in India since 1990 and employs over 4000 people across its offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Calcutta, Chennai, Hyderabad and Pune.

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