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ADAPTIX Demonstrates Early Pre-WiMAX Mobile System


July 24, 2005

July 25, 2005 ADAPTIX has been demonstrating mobile WiMAX capabilities in an automobile to clients in recent weeks, where it simultaneously receives mobile Voice over IP calls, streaming video content such as feature-length movies and the transfer of large files, at throughput of up to 2.5 Mbps while travelling at vehicular speeds through the coverage area. The technology is based on the forthcoming 802.16e wireless standard, expected to be ratified by the WiMAX Forum and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) later this year.

"This week's demonstration clearly shows the promise of mobile WiMAX is fast approaching -- it's no longer just a futuristic new technology we simply talk about," said Vernon Fotheringham, president and CEO, ADAPTIX.

"Mobile WiMAX is attracting huge interest," said Andy Fuertes, senior analyst, Visant Strategies. "While most companies are focused on fixed WiMAX systems, ADAPTIX is also doing some very compelling work in the mobile environment and showcasing some of the compelling applications which will help drive this technology forward."

ADAPTIX reached an agreement in May to supply OFDMA/TDD channel cards to LG Electronics for upcoming WiBro deployments in South Korea. WiBro is a mobile wireless broadband platform similar to 802.16e. ADAPTIX also has deployments in China, Australia, and Canada, as well as yet-to-be announced trials worldwide.

About the Technology

The ADAPTIX technology portfolio positions the company as a leader in the development of mobile WiMAX using its flexible Software Defined Radio (SDR) platform. The ADAPTIX solution leverages its unprecedented low-cost, spectrally efficient, frequency agile software technology to allow service providers to deliver high-value, high-profit applications at multi-megabit speeds to their individual subscribers.

ADAPTIX's Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) technology is the basis for the company's intelligent radio access network system. The ADAPTIX solution offers service providers and carriers a lower total cost of ownership for an infrastructure solution that meets the growing market requirements for powerful and efficient wireless technology. The solution is designed to give wireless network operators the capability to market mobile, nomadic, and fixed services at true broadband speeds with extremely efficient control over the use of their radio spectrum and network resources.

About the Author
Mike Hanlon Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks. All articles by Mike Hanlon
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