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Mobile Tag and JCDecaux enhance the Parisian ‘Quartier Numrique’ with their new flashcode service: Mobilits

Atlanta, July 28, 2009 2D mobile barcode leader, Mobile Tag, announces today that it has been selected by JCDecaux as the technological partner to deploy flashcodes (2D barcodes) on bus shelters within the Quartier Numrique* (Digital Area) in Paris, France. This new flashcode service called Mobilits will enhance the Quartier Numrique by offering both Parisians and tourist access to external content via mobile phones already equipped with the Internet.


To develop this service, JCDecaux chose to adopt Mobile Tag’s technology, which enables users to explore Paris simply by accessing a mobile Internet portal. The 19 JCDecaux bus shelters located in the Quartier Numrique now give instant access to practical, historical, cultural and entertaining content using flashcodes.


To obtain content, users simply shoot one of the flashcodes (2D barcodes) located on either side of the bus shelter with their mobile phone’s camera which then gives instant access to the mobile portal via their Internet connection.


Mobile Tag is the European leader for 2D barcode technology and services. With a mobile phone’s camera, the mobiletag application enables users to shoot 2D barcodes that integrate Internet-based services and multimedia content (music, photo and video), as well as other mobile phone functions.


The mobiletag application allows users to receive cultural and historical content created exclusively for JCDecaux by Les Guides Gallimard (Gallimard Guides). Travelers in Paris can also visit the mobile site ‘Ma RATP dans la poche’ for regular transport updates, a route planner and maps, and can consult the Ville de Paris (City of Paris) official calendar of cultural events.


Christian Francois Viala, Marketing Director for Mobile Tag, comments: This is an important moment for Mobile Tag and flashcode deployment the Mobilits service offers great visibility for 2D barcodes. We plan to develop this offer with additional services, giving Mobilits the chance to grow and become part of the day-to-day lives of Parisians.


* For more information about the Quartier Numrique, please visit: http://quartiernumerique.org/public/qnv3/english.htm


About Mobile Tag, mobiletag & MEEPASS

As a leading software developer specialized in mobile handset solutions, Mobile Tag has two main products mobiletag and MEEPASS, with NFC tag management recently added to their product portfolio.

In 2006, the company launched mobiletag, an embedded software application that allows mobile phones to read 2D barcodes, otherwise known as tags, simply by using the phone’s camera. Mobile Tag developed the software to create quick access to external content.

Mobile Tag received a venture capital investment of 4 million euros in October 2008, funded by new lead investor Alven Capital and by existing shareholders (XangeCapital and IDF Capital). This capital increase will allow Mobile Tag to pursue its international growth strategy in the market of 2D barcodes. Mobile Tag has already established business partnerships with the major French and European mobile network Operators and is in negotiation today with international brands.

Mobile Tag, Inc. is a Delaware Corporation, which is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Mobile Tag, Inc. is focused on North American Mobile Operators and Brands with the same proven MEEPASS and mobiletag technology and services.

Mobile Tag also provides MEEPASS, a revolutionary new mobile identification product that the company showcased at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. For more information, please visit: www.mobiletag.com or www.meepass.com. For mobiles, please use: http://m.mobiletag.com.

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Mobile Tag’s solution now downloadable for GPhones and BlackBerry

Atlanta, 29 June, 2009 Innovative French company and European 2D mobile barcode leader, Mobile Tag, announces today that its Datamatrix embedded software application mobiletag, that allows mobile phones to read 2D barcodes simply by using the phone’s camera to provide quick access to external content such as movie trailers or promotional information, is now downloadable on the Android Market for GPhones, and on the BlackBerry App Store.


The solution that was launched for all other mobile phones back in 2006 is now ready to be deployed on these smart phones and can now be downloaded for free via Android Market or BlackBerry App Store.


Mobile Tag is a company that constantly tries to stay one step ahead of the trends, closely following new hardware launches, which explains why we have adapted our mobiletag solution to ensure that a version compatible with smart phones such as the GPhones or BlackBerry is available for our customers as of today, comments Christian François Viala, Marketing and Communication Director at Mobile Tag.


GPhonesUsing the mobiletag software on the new GPhones from Google will give our users faster direct access to the Internet when they shoot a tag to obtain external content, continues Mr. Viala. The main difference when using mobiletag on the GPhones will be that rather than using the phone’s camera to take a snap shot of the 2D barcode, users will need to use their phones in video mode instead.


BlackBerry

As for the GPhones, mobiletag for the BlackBerry Bold will also need to be used in video mode saving time (as no snap shot needs to be captured) and offering an easier and more user-friendly interface. For all other BlackBerry models, the solution operates in its traditional snap shot mode.


About Mobile Tag, mobiletag & MEEPASS

Innovative French company, Mobile Tag is a leading software developer specialising in mobile handset software solutions. Mobile Tag has two main products: mobiletag and MEEPASS. It also added an NFC tag management server to its portfolio.

In 2006, the company launched mobiletag, an embedded software application that allows mobile phones to read 2D barcodes, otherwise known as tags, simply by using the phone’s camera. Mobile Tag developed the software to create quick access to external content.

Mobile Tag received a venture capital investment of 4 million euros in October 2008, funded by new lead investor Alven Capital and by existing shareholders (XangeCapital and IDF Capital). This capital increase will allow mobiletag to pursue its international growth strategy in the market of 2D barcodes. mobiletag has already established business partnerships with the major French and European mobile network Operators and is in negotiation today with international brands.

Mobile Tag SAS has established a Delaware Corporation, Mobile Tag, Inc. which is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Mobile Tag, Inc. is focused on North American Mobile Operators and Brands with the same proven MEEPASS and mobiletag technology and services.

In addition to mobiletag, Mobile Tag is pleased to announce the launch of MEEPASS, a revolutionary new mobile identification product that the company showcased at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. For more information, please visit: www.mobiletag.com or www.meepass.com. For mobiles, please use: http://m.mobiletag.com.

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2D mobile barcode leader MTag launches revolutionary mobile identification solution MEEPASS

Paris, France, April 21, 2009 Mtag an innovative market leader in mobile marketing software, has just launched a revolutionary mobile identification solution called MEEPASS a unique, secure, one-off ID tag in the form of a 2D barcode that guarantees an end-user’s identity on their own mobile for a whole host of different situations (payment transactions, loyalty programmes, ticketing, couponing…), without using a connection.


MTag, already known for setting the standard for 2D barcodes in France and Poland with its product mobiletag, is now launching its new solution MEEPASS…


Mobile ID that’s ready to deploy!

Using the expertise acquired over the past 3 years, MTag is now in a position to provide a real alternative to the other mobile identification technologies on offer today, such as NFC, RFID or barcodes sent by SMS, MMS and WAP. Not only is the company’s new product MEEPASS ready to deploy, reducing the time to market for current mobile identification systems, but it will also seriously rival the alternative methods being implemented, removing a certain number of constraints and obstacles.


Today, almost everyone in Europe has a mobile or an iPod that they take with them everywhere they go why continue to carry several credit cards, loyalty cards, tickets and coupons when all you have to do is use your mobile to identify yourself instead, comments Christian François Viala, Marketing and Communication Director for MTag.


The MEEPASS software functions without any connection costs (SMS, MMS or WAP), and doesn’t use an NFC (Near Field Communication) chip, removing the psychological big brother effect that is often linked to this kind of technology, continues Christian-François. With this new service, MTag will complete its offer, catering for all business needs within the mobile marketing sector.


How does MEEPASS work?

Once the user’s secret code has been entered, the MEEPASS software generates a unique barcode in real time. The user then presents their mobile phone to be scanned using a P.O.S. 2D barcode reader. By simply scanning the user’s ID tag, an authorisation request will be sent to the MEEPASS server that will instantly approve or reject the identity.


Who can use MEEPASS?

Data from any company’s database can easily be connected to the MEEPASS server for validation purposes (e.g. payment, loyalty programmes, ticketing or couponing services). User accounts can be opened either in stores or online, depending on how the company in question wishes to manage their client’s MEEPASS.


Compatible with all mobile phones that allow software installation (including the GPhone, BlackBerry and iPhone), as well as the iPod touch, MEEPASS can be easily downloaded and installed via Bluetooth, WAP, PC or SD card.


Guaranteed secure ID, how? 1 mobile = 1 person and/or account

Uses private/public crypted RSA key 1024 bit technology

A time stamp can determine the duration of the validity of the MEEPASS

Users register a private, secret code (e.g. store loyalty card or credit card details)

Non-intrusive


To find out more about MTag and the company’s new product MEEPASS, please contact the press department below to organize an interview.


About MTag, mobiletag & MEEPASS

Innovative French company, MTag is a leading software developer specialising in mobile handset software solutions. MTag has two main products: mobiletag and MEEPASS.

In 2006, the company launched mobiletag, an embedded software application that allows mobile phones to read 2D barcodes, otherwise known as tags, simply by using the phone’s camera. MTag developed the software to create quick access to external content.

MTag recently received a venture capital investment of 4 million euros in October 2008, funded by new lead investor Alven Capital and by existing shareholders (XangeCapital and IDF Capital). This capital increase will allow mobiletag to pursue its international growth strategy in the market of 2D barcodes. mobiletag has already established business partnerships with the major French and European mobile network Operators and is in negotiation today with international brands. MTag has just opened an American company in Atlanta totally dedicated to the US market called mobiletag, Inc.

In addition to mobiletag, MTag is pleased to announce the launch of MEEPASS, a revolutionary new mobile identification product that the company showcased at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. For more information, please visit: www.mobiletag.com or www.meepass.com

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Mobile Tag, Inc. appoints William ‘Chip’ Hoffman as CEO

European 2D barcode leader MTag establishes American sister company in Atlanta, GA creating a bridge between North America and Europe for global mobile marketing campaigns


Paris, France, March 18, 2009 MTag, SAS, the acknowledged European leader for technology and services for mobile 2D barcodes, announced the appointment of William ‘Chip’ Hoffman as CEO of Mobile Tag, Inc., a Delaware Corporation focused on expanding the use of the technology.


Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia (USA), Mr. Hoffman is responsible for expanding the use of the company’s 2D barcode technology solution mobiletag in the marketplace. Drawing on the success already experienced by the company in Europe, Mr. Hoffman will position Mobile Tag, Inc to supply Mobile Operators, Advertisers, Brands, Retailers, and others with a single, globally-ubiquitous source for mobile barcode technologies and services. Mobile Tag, Inc’s proven and patented technology will provide large multinationals the opportunity to deploy international mobile barcode technologies with confidence.


Mr. Hoffman has twenty-five years of global Entertainment, Media and Communications (EMC) experience. He was directly responsible for the large-scale operations of mBlox, Inc., Dobson Communications, Advanced TelCom Group, Sprint and Logix Communications Enterprises. He has worked closely with companies like Publicis, Interpublic Group, BBDO-Omnicom, and others on interactive advertising using mobile telecommunications technology.


More recently he was CEO of NeoMedia Technologies, Inc, where he helped develop a global technical and financial system for mobile barcodes. Prior to that, Mr. Hoffman engineered the creation of mBlox, Inc. the world’s largest mobile transactions network, and as its CEO served in London, Atlanta and Sunnyvale, CA. He was instrumental in developing the strategy to reorganise, restructure, and then rapidly grow the business to over 180 countries. mBlox serves more than 2 billion mobile subscribers and 500 wireless Operators around the globe including Vodafone, T-Mobile, Verizon and AT&T, creating the world’s largest provider of messaging infrastructure.


Earlier in his career, Mr. Hoffman served 8 years with Sprint managing business clients from the Global 10 to small and medium-sized business customers.


About MTag, mobiletag & MEEPASS

Innovative French company, MTag is a leading software developer specialising in mobile handset software solutions. MTag has two main products: mobiletag and MEEPASS.

In 2006, the company launched mobiletag, an embedded software application that allows mobile phones to read 2D barcodes, otherwise known as tags, simply by using the phone’s camera. MTag developed the software to create quick access to external content.

MTag recently received a venture capital investment of 4 million euros in October 2008, funded by new lead investor Alven Capital and by existing shareholders (XangeCapital and IDF Capital). This capital increase will allow mobiletag to pursue its international growth strategy in the market of 2D barcodes. mobiletag has already established business partnerships with the major French and European mobile network Operators and is in negotiation today with international brands. MTag has just opened an American company in Atlanta totally dedicated to the US market called Mobile Tag, Inc.

In addition to mobiletag, MTag is pleased to announce the launch of MEEPASS, a revolutionary new mobile identification product that the company showcased at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. For more information, please visit: www.mobiletag.com or www.meepass.com

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DiBcom teams up with LG to offer a 3G+ touchscreen phone with integrated Mobile TV

The LG KB770 phone uses DiBcom’s DVB-T receiver for free-to-air digital TV


Paris, 25 November, 2008 DiBcom, the leading provider of Mobile TV solutions, is pleased to announce that its latest generation Mobile TV receiver enables free-to-air digital TV broadcasts on LG’s extremely sophisticated, new multimedia handset - the LG KB770. In this respect, the KB770 is very much like its predecessor the HB620T which also uses DiBcom’s state-of-the-art components. However, its new PDA-style format and large 3″ 400×240 pixel touchscreen display are undoubtedly even better suited to television and broadcast content and serve to provide an exceptional viewing experience.


By featuring DiBcom’s DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting-Terrestrial) receiver, the LG KB770 is equipped to reliably receive the standard free-to-air terrestrial digital TV signal that covers most European countries. With support for WCDMA 2100 and for GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and HSPDA data - this 3G/3G+ multi-band device is likely to become very popular on the European market where it will be launched in November.


“Mobile phones are becoming increasingly sophisticated and multifunctional and consumers expect better image quality from these entertainment devices. We are very happy to see that LG continues to put its faith in DiBcom’s technology to best serve their clients’ needs and enable them to exploit Mobile TV’s full potential,” enthused Yannick Levy, CEO of DiBcom.


With the popularity of DVB-T handsets in Germany, 1SEG handsets in Japan, and T-DMB in Korea, it is clear that free-to-air TV is an excellent way to generate widespread interest in Mobile TV, and attract growing numbers of users. However, it has also been proven that free services are not sustainable, and a revenue stream is necessary for successful long term deployment. “We encourage the industry to consider a mixed business model involving a combination of free content, with an optional Pay-TV subscription system for premium channels and services. This model can be applied to countries with one single TV standard or those where complimentary standards such as DVB-T and DVB-H co-exist,” added Levy.


The LG KB770 will be available in Germany from November onwards.


About DiBcom

DiBcom is at the heart of Mobile TV. As a fabless semiconductor company that designs high-performance chipsets, DiBcom enables low-power mobile and portable TV reception everywhere and at speeds exceeding 200 km/h. The company’s solutions are used in automotive, PC/peripheral, mobile phones and other handheld devices. DiBcom has extensive experience solving real-world mobile digital terrestrial television (DTT) reception problems and has overcome the main technological barriers to high-quality service. The company has developed a number of patented algorithms and architectures for fast and accurate channel estimation and high Doppler compensation. Its chipsets are compliant with the current worldwide Digital Video Broadcast standards DVB-T, DVB-H, DVB-SH, T-DMB and ISDB-T.


For more information, please visit www.dibcom.com

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GLOBAL SEMICONDUCTOR ALLIANCE ADDS DIBCOM AND INFINEON EXECUTIVES TO EMEA LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Industry Veterans to Lend Thought Leadership and Experience to GSA Council


SAN JOSE, Calif. (October 7, 2008) The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) announces the additions of Dr. Yannick Levy, founder and chief executive officer, DiBcom, and Dr. Horst Gant, vice president, Infineon Technologies AG to its Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) Leadership Council. The council, comprised of executives from leading semiconductor companies throughout Europe and the Middle East, serves as advisors to the GSA board of directors on global and regional issues. The council focuses on defining GSA’s EMEA strategy and identifying what support EMEA companies need including additional tools and resources, as well as activities in the region.


Dr. Levy founded DiBcom, a fabless semiconductor company that designs high-performance chipsets for mobile TV applications, in June 2000. Prior to DiBcom, Levy worked in the R&D group of Sagem Telecommunications, and participated in the Socit Europenne des Satellites (SES), where he developed a unified specification for a satellite interactive terminal in partnership with the European Space Agency.


It is a pleasure to have DiBcom join the effort of other semiconductor companies in Europe to develop a more active entrepreneurial ecosystem here, where engineering talents are excellent and the Venture Capital industry now better understands the returns and the challenges that this industry can offer, says Yannick Levy.


Dr. Gant has worked at Infineon for over 20 years, held multiple management positions at different Infineon sites and is currently leading the IFX production partner management organization.


I’m very much looking forward to working together with the GSA and contributing Infineon’s expertise and knowledge to the EMEA Leadership Council, said Dr. Horst Gant, vice president Infineon Technologies. I trust that the Council will support EMEA companies with its decisions and advices and generally help to accelerate the growth of the global semiconductor industry.


Both Mr. Levy and Dr. Gant bring unique expertise and representation from France and further leadership within Germany to the Council, said Jodi Shelton, GSA co-founder and executive director. I look forward to the insight and leadership supporting opportunities in wireless, automotive and analog, which are a few of the key areas that this impressive group of executives is already addressing for EMEA.


The current GSA EMEA Leadership Council members are:

 David Baillie, chief executive officer, CamSemi, and GSA EMEA Leadership Council chairman

 Dr. Jalal Bagherli, chief executive officer, Dialog Semiconductor and vice-chair of the GSA EMEA Leadership Council

 Kobi Ben-Zvi, co-founder, president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board, Wintegra

 Stan Boland, president and chief executive officer, Icera

 Guillaume d’Eyssautier, president and chief executive officer, picoChip

 Warren East, chief executive officer, ARM, Inc.

 Danny Hacohen, vice president of business operations, DSP Group, Inc.

 Gennady Krasnikov, president and chief executive officer, Mikron JSC

 Christopher Ladas, vice president, manufacturing, CSR

 John Schmitz, vice president and manager, process technology lab, NXP Semiconductors


To learn more the EMEA Leadership Council, please visit: http://www.gsaglobal.org/association/emea


About GSA:

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective fabless ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 25 countries across the globe. www.gsaglobal.org

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DiBcom Launches New Very Low Power Mobile TV Receivers

TV reception using DVB-T and Full-SEG ISDB-T is now available on small battery powered devices


Paris, 10 September 2008: DiBcom, the leading provider of Mobile TV solutions, is pleased to announce two new products, the DIB9090 and DIB8090 which both support very low power mobile TV reception of DVB-T and ISDB-T 13SEG signals respectively. These chips also support the reception of DVB-H and ISDB-T 1SEG.


Historically, numerous countries have deployed DVB-T and ISDB-T Full-SEG for non mobile applications such as Home Digital TVs and Set Top Boxes/Digital Converters. Since June 2008, mobile phones using DiBcom chipsets have offered DVB-T reception in several European countries. In Japan, where 1SEG ISDB-T has been deployed on mobile phones, more than 30 Million units have already been sold and handset manufacturers are also starting to look at implementing reception of Full-SEG ISDB-T. This will enable them to offer high definition TV on large screen mobile phones.


However, DVB-T and Full-SEG ISDB-T currently use high level modulation schemes to transmit high bit-rate TV signals (Standard or High-Definition TV) making reception difficult in mobile conditions. The strong channel variations, the Doppler effect related to mobility and the adjacent channels are indeed much stronger when receiving high modulation signals compared to low bit-rate QVGA-size TV signals transmitted by DVB-H or ISDB-T 1SEG. DiBcom released the first Mobile TV DVB-T receivers for the automotive industry back in 2002. Yet it took another six years to reduce power consumption, size, and the number of discrete components to significantly low levels without compromising the high level performance that made DiBcom a leading Mobile TV reference.


The new generation of components like the DIB9090 and the DIB8090, has revolutionised the Mobile TV market by offering the highest performance at the lowest possible power consumption in all functional modes (for DVB-T and Full-SEG ISDB-T in particular). These new generation components draw on the successful features of their predecessors in addition to their small footprint. They therefore provide a very cost effective solution for DVB-T, DVB-H, Full-SEG and 1SEG ISDB-T Mobile TV reception on battery-powered devices. While others claim to provide low power solutions, their disappointing performance makes them unsuitable for DVB-T or Full-SEG ISDB-T reception. High linearity tuners as well as advanced signal processing algorithms implemented on smaller silicon geometries are vital for this performance vs. power trade-off.


We are very pleased to see handsets implementing both DVB-T and DVB-H on the same platforms, says Yannick Levy, CEO of DiBcom. DVB-T based Free-To-Air TV signals are broadcast in many countries today, thus making it very attractive for consumers to try out TV reception on handhelds. Once users are hooked, they will demand more content and better coverage. In this way, they are more likely to subscribe to DVB-H services and watch more content on 3G. Handset manufacturers now see a real opportunity to create higher volumes compared to the levels that DVB-H only devices can achieve. This new feature is therefore a very attractive one to differentiate their products.


A demo of the new DiBcom chips and many commercial products using DiBcom solutions will be shown in the DiBcom booth (A41, Hall 3) at IBC from September 12th to 16th.


About DiBcom

DiBcom is at the heart of mobile TV. As a fabless semiconductor company that designs high-performance chipsets, DiBcom enables low-power mobile and portable TV reception everywhere and at speeds exceeding 200 km/h. The company’s solutions are used in automotive, PC/peripheral, mobile phones and other handheld devices. DiBcom has extensive experience solving real-world mobile digital terrestrial television (DTT) reception problems and has overcome the main technological barriers to high-quality service. The company has developed a number of patented algorithms and architectures for fast and accurate channel estimation and high Doppler compensation. Its chipsets are compliant with the current worldwide Digital Video Broadcast standards DVB-T, DVB-H, DVB-SH, T-DMB and ISDB-T.


For more information, please visit www.dibcom.com


Press Contact:

Tanya Otis

PR Consultant

Open2America

T. 1.403.452.6506

t.otis@open2america.com

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Multiconn and DiBcom partner to offer an enhanced in-car TV receiver

Paris: DiBcom, the leading provider of Mobile TV solutions, is pleased to announce that the Italian company MTC Multiconn s.r.l. will be the first to implement DiBcom’s diversity-4 technology in their in-car digital TV receiver.


Receiving digital TV in a car travelling at high speeds requires advanced technology to ensure reliable and constant picture quality. In order to achieve the best results in the most demanding environments, DiBcom has introduced the MRC (Maximum Ratio Combining) diversity technology, which is a smart way to combine the digital TV signals received via 2 (or more) different antennas.


Multiconn is the first company to launch a ready-to-install in-car receiver using DiBcom’s diversity-4 MRC technology. Individual antennas attached to four opposite car windows are connected to DiBcom’s DIB7070-M chips that integrate a VHF-UHF tuner along with a DVB-T/H demodulator.


The high integration of DiBcom’s chips has allowed Multiconn to create a very compact device, which can be easily dissimulated within the vehicle. In addition, the Multiconn in-car receiver features an automatic background scan thanks to 2 additional DIB7070-M chips. The Diversity Auto Scan (DAS) technology, developed by Multiconn, automatically locates and maintains the strongest TV signal found in the area, therefore delivering the best possible reception. The software application on the device also makes the system extremely user friendly: instead of having to manually scan for new programmes when out of the transmitter coverage area, the list of TV programmes available is automatically updated in real time throughout the journey.


In countries such as Spain, Italy, France and Sweden, the use of DVB-T modulation modes in 64QAM impair reception in the mobile environment. Implementations and field tests have shown that using diversity-4 (4 antennas) in these countries drastically increases the reliability of digital TV reception, enabling comfortable in-car use, said Pascal Prost, Director of Product Marketing at DiBcom. We are extremely pleased that a leading company like Multiconn is integrating DiBcom’s technology to provide innovative solutions and enhance Mobile TV accessibility throughout Europe.


The launch of this new auto-scanning and DAS system will enable us to raise the standard of in-car digital TV and we are very proud to be working alongside an industry pioneer and leader such as DiBcom on this exciting project, said Luca Bacilieri, Multiconn’s CEO.


A demo of the Multiconn DAS system will be shown in the DiBcom booth A41, Hall3 at IBC from Sept. 12th to Sept. 16th.


About DiBcom

DiBcom is at the heart of mobile TV. As a fabless semiconductor company that designs high-performance chipsets, DiBcom enables low-power mobile and portable TV reception everywhere and at speeds exceeding 200 km/h. The company’s solutions are used in automotive, PC/peripheral, mobile phones and other handheld devices. DiBcom has extensive experience solving real-world mobile digital terrestrial television (DTT) reception problems and has overcome the main technological barriers to high-quality service. The company has developed a number of patented algorithms and architectures for fast and accurate channel estimation and high Doppler compensation. Its chipsets are compliant with the current worldwide Digital Video Broadcast standards DVB-T, DVB-H, DVB-SH, T-DMB and ISDB-T.


For more information, please visit HYPERLINK “http://www.dibcom.com” www.dibcom.com


About Multiconn

Multiconn is a leading company in the production and trade of connectors and components for harnesses. By being aware of the needs of national and international markets, the company has become specialised in the study, the development, the production and trade of electrical connection devices and the manufacture of high quality leads. In this way, they are able to offer multiple solutions for different fields of application like the automotive, audiovisual and electronics industries. Their international links with associates in both Europe and the Far-East allow them to operate in the market in a systematic way, satisfying even the most specific demands. Their Taiwan office is ISO9001 certified and has its own R&D department which works in tandem with its European counterpart. It offers a range of design and manufacturing capabilities, including product design, material sourcing and post production material support.


For more information, please visit www.multiconn.it


Press Contact:

Tanya Otis

Open2America

t.otis@open2america.com

1.403.452.6506

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