Devicescape Launches Universal Wireless Platform 2.0

The Industry's Only Platform that Empowers the Creation of Innovative Wireless Devices

BRISBANE, Calif.­February 28, 2005­Devicescape Software, a leader in software for wireless devices, today announced the general availability of the Devicescape™ Universal Wireless Platform 2.0. The Devicescape platform is the industry's first and only comprehensive software suite that enables the creation of a broad range of wireless devices that connect effortlessly, coordinate seamlessly and can be managed efficiently. The platform additionally enables manufacturers to focus on their own innovations, resulting in breakthrough products that are easy to use and manage.


Wireless device manufacturers face incredible challenges in keeping up with rapidly evolving industry standards and technology, creating competitive differentiation, and making their products easy to use. The Devicescape Universal Wireless Platform provides developers with a complete software development system for harnessing complex wireless technologies on the Linux® operating system. By using the Devicescape platform, developers can focus on rapidly creating high -quality, feature -rich wireless devices. The Devicescape platform provides extensive support of the Wi -Fi® Alliance, IEEE 802.11™ and other industry specifications, offering a leading -edge WLAN software foundation.

"We are excited to be working with Devicescape as we continue developing new connectivity solutions for our business clients," said Donnie Viajar, director of OEM/ODM services for D -Link. "We are always looking to improve our robust business solutions through partnerships with pioneering companies like Devicescape."

Devicescape Universal Wireless Platform 2.0 enhancements include:
The latest IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN features.
Compliance with the Wi -Fi Alliance WPA2™ and WMM™ specifications.
Support for advanced wireless features, such as WPA2 over WDS links and multiple virtual wireless networks.
Integration with the latest WLAN chipsets from Atheros, Broadcom and Conexant.
· A comprehensive, embedded Linux distribution.
· Devicescape Studio, a richly featured, Eclipse -based, graphical cross -development environment.

"With wireless devices becoming widely available, manufacturers and users alike are seeking simplicity in configuring, connecting, securing and managing them," said Wai Sing Lee, industry analyst, Information Technology Research, Frost & Sullivan. "A comprehensive software platform that provides interoperability with the latest wireless LAN technologies, and thus enabling the rapid creation of a variety of devices with rich functionality, will increase adoption."

"By harnessing the power of Linux and wireless technologies, we are enabling the ubiquitous network of connected devices," said David Fraser, CEO of Devicescape. "This unique approach gives device manufacturers numerous options in creating innovative products, and sets Devicescape apart from other wireless software vendors."

About Devicescape
Devicescape is a leader in wireless software for devices. The company provides the only complete wireless software platform that empowers device manufacturers to deliver on the promise of life without wires. Leveraging the openness and power of unlicensed spectrum wireless LAN (Wi -Fi, 802.11) and the Linux operating system, the Devicescape platform enables the creation of a broad range of wireless devices that connect easily, coordinate seamlessly and can be managed efficiently. Devicescape allows developers in networking and consumer electronics markets to harness complex wireless technologies, leverage open source and focus on their own innovation, resulting in breakthrough products that are easy to use and manage. Headquartered in Brisbane, Calif., the company is privately held and venture -backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Enterprise Partners Venture Capital, JAFCO Ventures, August Capital and Applied Materials Ventures. To learn more, please consult www.devicescape.com.

Devicescape™ is a trademark of Devicescape Software, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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