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SPIRIT Voice Engine Software Is Now Deployed In 200 Shipping Products

MOSCOW –(Business Wire)– Oct. 6, 2005 — SPIRIT DSP, a global leading provider of award-winning time-proven embedded voice and communication software products, today announced the 200th deployment of SPIRIT voice and communication software products.

The jubilee SPIRIT customer is STROM telecom, the prominent developer and supplier of a wide range telecommunication equipment for both fixed and wireless networks. STROM telecom has embedded SPIRIT communication and speech enhancement software products into the infrastructure core (gateways and servers) to support data and voice communications in mobile networks in Europe and beyond.

“Our collaboration with SPIRIT proved very successful. We have had experience with other VOIP suppliers before that was negative, and switched to SPIRIT. We are glad we have partnered with SPIRIT, and we are entirely satisfied with the highest quality and performance of their software, as well as with efficient and friendly support provided during the integration process”, said Mr. Hynek Behan, Group Manager, STROM telecom. “We would definitely recommend SPIRIT as valuable and reliable partner.”

STROM telecom Digital Telecommunication System is the 200th product that is now shipped with SPIRIT voice and communication software embedded. STROM telecom joined the impressive SPIRIT customer list, that includes Agere, Atmel, Flextronics, Ericsson, Furuno, HTC, Hyundai, JRC, Kyocera, LG, Macromedia, Marconi, NEC, Nortel Networks, Oracle, Panasonic, Philips, Polycom, Samsung, Siemens, Texas Instruments and Toshiba, among many others.

September 2005 SPIRIT celebrated 10 years in international embedded voice software business.

Current SPIRIT focus is multi-point voice conferencing engine based on SPIRIT profound embedded voice experience. SPIRIT now actively markets TeamSpirit(TM), the only voice engine alternative to GIPS software on the global market. While delivering the complete Voice Engine functionality, SPIRIT excels in true multi-point full-duplex voice conferencing, providing superior voice quality in headset-free mode, which GIPS software cannot match.

SPIRIT’s ability to deliver the best possible voice quality, polished in partnerships with top-grade telecom and software vendors with 200 global product deployments, is now proven by leading communication software and hardware vendors, which have chosen SPIRIT’s solution to power enterprise-grade voice quality, reliability and high performance coupled with low resource consumption. This is what VoIP customers say about SPIRIT:

“We chose SPIRIT because of their extensive echo-cancellation experience providing high-quality value-added voice and communication software. SPIRIT’s focus on ensuring voice quality and reliability enabled us to deliver best-in-class Internet audio conferencing with our new release of Breeze,” said Keith Kitani, Vice President, Product Management, Macromedia. SPIRIT’s voice products are integrated into Macromedia Breeze 5, to ensure superior voice quality in this Flash-based enterprise communication and collaboration solution that harnesses the ubiquity of Macromedia Flash Player, currently installed on nearly 600 million Internet-connected desktops and mobile devices.

“We are delighted with our choice to license SPIRIT award-winning voice conferencing software engine. This will help Oracle customers deploying the Real-Time Collaboration component of Oracle Collaboration Suite 10g immediately benefit from the high quality voice capabilities enabled by TeamSpirit(TM) engine,” said Marten den Haring, Senior director, Oracle. TeamSpirit(TM) powers the voice functionality in Oracle server solution for enterprise collaboration, providing the best voice quality to Oracle business customers.

SPIRIT’s embedded Voice Engine has also been integrated into HTC Universal, the world’s first 3G Video Telephony smart-phone based on Windows Mobile 5.0, to ensure the best possible voice quality in full-duplex voice and video conferencing. This revolutionary tri-band device is now being distributed under the top brands of leading mobile operators in Europe, North America, and Asia.

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide already enjoy the highest voice quality in the products of SPIRIT’s esteemed customers.

SPIRIT’s achievements on the global voice communication market have been honored by 2005 ‘Pulver100’ and ‘Fierce15’ awards for top 15 VoIP companies worldwide.


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.

05 October 2005