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SPIRIT DSP Named to the 2005 ‘Pulver 100’; Top Privately Held Growth Companies in Global Communications Market

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 27, 2005–SPIRIT DSP, a leading embedded voice and VoIP software products provider, announced today that it has been named to the 2005 pulver 100. The pulver 100 list features the top privately held growth companies in the communications sector worldwide – the companies that represent the future of the communications ecosystem. SPIRIT DSP has been named to the list due to the international recognition of its VoIP products, competitive market position, and quality of deals, partnerships and strength of technology.

SPIRIT’s leading market position is based on the industry-proven ability of its products to provide the highest possible voice quality in any IP network on any platform – PC, PDA or 3G mobile. For more than 10 years SPIRIT DSP delivers the top-quality embedded voice and communications solutions to global telecom leaders. SPIRIT’s flagship VoIP solution, TeamSpirit(TM) Voice Engine, is based on this deep expertise and innovative approach, and is recognized as a market leading solution for multi-point full-duplex voice conferencing.

“The VoIP market is accelerating at a significant rate, and we at SPIRIT DSP are doing our best to provide the market with the industry-leading reliable and comprehensive solutions, to set and maintain the highest quality standards with our field-proven voice communication products,” said Andrew Sviridenko, SPIRIT’s founder and chairman, ” Being selected to the pulver 100 is really an honor for SPIRIT DSP.”

The enterprise-grade VoIP software of SPIRIT DSP has been recently endorsed by a number of deployments with the world’s leading software and hardware vendors. Oracle, the global #1 software servers provider, integrated TeamSpirit(TM) voice conferencing engine into the latest release of Oracle Collaboration Suite 10g. TeamSpirit(TM) now powers the voice functionality in Oracle server solution for enterprise collaboration, providing the best possible voice quality to Oracle business customers. SPIRIT software ensures superior voice quality in Macromedia Breeze, on-line conferencing and collaboration solution delivered through Macromedia Flash(R) Player, which is currently installed on nearly 600 million Internet-connected desktops and mobile devices. SPIRIT embedded Voice Engine is inside HTC Universal, the world’s first 3G Windows Mobile 5.0-based smartphone, the revolutionary tri-band GSM/UMTS *mini-laptop*, distributed globally with T-Mobile, Orange, Vodafone and other mobile networks.

“The pulver 100 is the VoIP industry’s first and foremost award listing, and it continues to grow in significance, because companies like SPIRIT DSP continue to develop and spread IP technologies and solutions to improve people’s voice communication experience in any environments and on any platforms, said Jeff Pulver, Founder and Chairman of pulvermedia. “We’re proud to name SPIRIT DSP to this year’s pulver 100.”


SPIRIT DSP (www.spiritDSP.com) is the world’s leading provider of carrier-grade voice & video software engines since 1996. SPIRIT communication software is used in over 80 countries and powers more than 100 million voice channels. SPIRIT counts among its direct customers Adobe, ARM, AT&T, Blizzard, BT, China Mobile, Cisco, Ericsson, HP, HTC, Huawei, Korea Telecom, Kyocera, LG, Microsoft, NEC, Oracle, Polycom, Radvision, Samsung, Siemens, Skype, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, ZTE, and 200+ other telcos, OEMs and software vendors. SPIRIT smart-phone OEM customers’ shipments jointly exceed 60% share of the global market.

26 September 2005