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SPIRIT Mobile Voice Engine receives TMC Labs 2006 Innovation Award

Moscow, Russia, 28 June 2006 – SPIRIT DSP (www.spiritDSP.com/voip), the world’s leading provider of embedded voice and communication software products, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation’s TMC Labs division named TeamSpirit™ Mobile as a 2006 Innovation Award winner from INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. TeamSpirit™ Mobile is the most compact voice engine on the planet today.

“TeamSpirit™ Mobile clearly demonstrated to the staff of TMC Labs that this solution of SPIRIT DSP is truly innovative in the burgeoning VoIP/IP telephony industry. Never before in this industry has there been a greater need to highlight the most pioneering VoIP product, that delivers the highest broadband voice quality and allows fast and easy integration,” said Rich Tehrani, Group Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of INTERNET TELEPHONY.

TeamSpirit™ Mobile is the industry’s first voice engine that enables a full VoIP application and can be run on ARM9e 168Mhz comparing to existing Skype taking 312Mhz. The solution resolves the most challenging problems encountered in mobile IP applications: ensuring rich voice and quality video while having to do with system resources of a mobile device and optimized for devices running under Windows Mobile 5.0, Windows Mobile 5.0 SmartPhone Edition, Windows PocketPC 2003, or Windows Smartphone 2003 operating systems.

TeamSpirit™ mobile is being shipped in products from HTC, Compal, MediaRing. Examples of the devices that can run VoIP application powered by TeamSpirit™ Mobile are Qtek 8300/8310, Qtek S200, i-mate SP5 / SP5m, T-Mobile SDA, Dopod 577W, O2 Orion, T-Mobile MDAIV-Pro, Qtek 9000, Orange SPV M5000, O2 XDA Exec, i-mate JASJAR, Vodaphone VPA IV, HP iPAQ 6340, iPAQ 1950, and dozens of others.

“The most compact engine allows extending battery life that is a great advantage for mobile devices. We are happy to offer the breakthrough VoIP product and open new market opportunity for OEMs and service providers,” – said Slava Borilin, VP Product Marketing of SPIRIT DSP.

Since 1996, SPIRIT delivers embedded voice, audio, video and communication software products and consulting services to the world’s leading telecommunication OEMs, semiconductor suppliers and software vendors. Over 200 first-class customers have chosen SPIRIT products, currently deployed in 80+ countries and powering more than 100 million voice channels today. SPIRIT’s experience yields a lot of value to the applications where time-to-market, top-notch sound quality, low BOM cost, low power consumption and reliability are essential.

“The TMC Labs Innovation Awards are based solely upon the uniqueness of the company’s offering or how pioneering the particular product or service is. SPIRIT DSP deserves this great honor for creating a ground-breaking VoIP product – TeamSpirit ™ Mobile. I look forward to seeing other innovative solutions from SPIRIT DSP as they continue to contribute to the future of the VoIP/IP telephony marketplace.” – Tom Keating, CTO and TMC Labs Editorial Director.

The TMC Labs 2006 Innovation Award highlights will be published in the July 2006 issues of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.


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.

27 June 2006