Rhapsody PC Client Integrates Smith Micro's AutoSync Technology to Manage Mobile Music Devices
ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI), a leading developer and marketer of software solutions and services for the wireless market, today announced it has signed an agreement with Rhapsody America LLC, a joint venture between RealNetworks and MTV Networks, to distribute its AutoSync technology for the Rhapsody music PC client. Smith Micro's AutoSync technology is specifically designed and distributed for Verizon Wireless as the company prepares to bring increased music functionality to its customers' mobile devices.
"Today we are pleased to announce our new relationship with Rhapsody America, LLC," said William W. Smith, Jr., President and CEO of Smith Micro Software. "We continue to be focused and dedicated to providing our customers with advanced technologies that improve their overall multimedia experience, and this collaboration with Rhapsody America is a strong statement of our tradition of constant innovation as we strive to help our customers to differentiate themselves with new and innovative product solutions."
The Smith Micro AutoSync software operates seamlessly in the background on a personal computer, automatically switching the mobile music device from data-communications mode to music sync mode, enabling music device detection, service discovery and music synchronization. AutoSync manages the multi-mode functions on a mobile device from a PC, allowing both devices to communicate over a USB connection, and provides a mechanism to remotely control the personality of the device.
About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:
Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, with offices in Europe and Asia, develops and markets wireless multimedia and communication solutions, mobile device management products, image and data compression solutions and many award-winning software products. Smith Micro's complete lines of products are available through Smith Micro's OEM Sales groups, Enterprise Sales groups and direct from its websites, retail and value-added reseller (VARs). Smith Micro's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol SMSI. For more information, please visit: http://www.smithmicro.com.
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