1 billion users in 100 countries

SPIRIT receives 2007 Seal of E-Excellence Award

CeBIT, Hannover – March 15, 2007 – SPIRIT DSP, the world’s leading provider of embedded voice, video and audio software products, has received the “Seal of E-Excellence” award for significant achievements in providing its embedded software to the global market. SPIRIT voice, audio and video engines enable high-quality, low-cost and low-power VoIP, audio and video over WiFi and 3G networks.

This award proves SPIRIT’s corporate and execution excellence in the global communication markets. SPIRIT Audio Engine product is an example of plug-and-play multimedia solution that brings audio playback and record capability to mobile platforms. SPIRIT engine is optimized to achieve maximum power efficiency along with standards compliance and highest sound quality. SPIRIT solution allows doubling playback time endowing a user with up to 10 extra hours of battery life of a portable media player and supports popular MP3, AAC, WMA and other music compression formats.

“We are excited to win this award and to be recognized as one of the 43 most promising companies worldwide driving the future of multimedia and communication technology,” said Alex Kravchenko, VP Sales & Marketing at SPIRIT. “Our mission is to provide global mobile OEMs and semiconductors manufacturers with innovative communication and entertainment software solutions that enable them to rapidly create and deliver the best-in-class products. SPIRIT voice, audio and video engines help our customers compete better in the growing WiFi and 3G market area. This award acknowledges SPIRIT’s genuine commitment to the high quality of our solutions.”

Philippe Wacker, the General Secretary of the European Multimedia Forum, said: “For the fifth consecutive year, the European Multimedia Associations’ Convention (EMMAC) distinguishes the leading companies with the European Seal of E-Excellence. SPIRIT offers a compelling value proposition that nowadays stays in ever-growing demand. Selecting them as a winner was not a difficult decision.”

SPIRIT welcomes you to the award-ceremony taking part at the CeBIT expo on 15 March, 16 00. To learn more about SPIRIT cutting-edge products, please come to listen to Jens Strohschneider, SPIRIT Channel Development Director, speaking on March 19, 14:40, at CeBIT Convention Center, Room 13/14, and on March 18, 13:30, at the stand of Russia’s IT and Communications Ministry, Hall 12, booth B03.


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.

14 March 2007