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Sophia Cradle Releases Mobile Java Compression Tool for Overseas Developers

Support for overseas mobile Java specifications with English user interface and documents


KYOTO — May 13, 2005 — Sophia Cradle Incorporated (Headquarter: Kyoto; CEO: Kazunori Sugiyama), an innovative developer of mobile phone software, today announced to release a new version of its Java Compression tool SophiaCompress(Java) [*1] 3.1 for overseas developers. It will be available in countries in America, Europe and Asia.

User Interface of SophiaCompress(Java) Version 3.1

User Interface of SophiaCompress(Java) Version 3.1

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SophiaCompress(Java) technology is widely used by many leading game makers, content providers, and system integrators in Japan.

Recently, Java-equipped handsets have been spreading rapidly all over the world especially in North and South America, Europe and Asia. At the same time, compression technology for mobile Java applications is one of the most important demands in the mobile phone industry today.

Sophia Cradle today released SophiaCompress(Java) 3.1, an international version of its popular compression tool for mobile Java applications in Japan. It supports overseas Java handset manufacturers such as Nokia, Samsung and Motorola.

English user interface and documentation are also available for overseas application developers.

Pricing and Availability
SophiaCompress(Java) 3.1 is JPY 300,000 per license. Sophia Cradle expects to sell 1,000 licenses all over the world.

The free evaluation version of SophiaCompress(Java) 3.1 is available on May 13, 2005 at URL below.

Application for SophiaCompress(Java) Free Trial

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New Features of SophiaCompress(Java) Version 3.1



[*1] SophiaCompress(Java)

Mobile phone Java program compression technology released by Sophia Cradle Incorporated in July 2002, which supports each Java specification of all Japanese carriers. It compresses Java applications in compiled JAR format to be run on a handset. It is adopted by major content providers, game makers and system integrators, making it the industry's de facto standard.

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About Sophia Cradle

Sophia Cradle Incorporated is a mobile phone software developer which currently specializes in BREW C++, GUI middleware and mobile Java. Founded in 2002, Sophia Cradle aims to render services to the improvement of everyone's quality of life by creating innovative mobile Internet technology. For more information about Sophia Cradle, please visit www.s-cradle.com/english/.