Fourth Annual OSGi Alliance World Congress to take place October 11 -14, 2005 - Paris, France

Event expands to include two-day Developers Forum

San Ramon, California, USA - June 27, 2005 - The Fourth Annual OSGi Alliance Developer Forum & World Congress (www.osgicongress.com) will take place October 11th through 14th in Paris, France. This global assembly of technology executives and developers promises to deliver insights to the latest trends in the OSGi technology and its novel applications.


The event will include a new two -day Developer Forum enabling software developers, engineers and systems architects and technologists to assemble and receive first -hand updates on the latest OSGi specification release. The Forum was added in response to increasing attendance and interest from developers over the past three years. Other features include a technology pavilion and a two -day Business Congress.

"The OSGi Service Platform is preparing to enter the mobile device market to complement recent successes in the home and automotive markets," said Dr. John Barr, President of the OSGi Alliance and Director, Standards Realization at Motorola, Inc. "The 2005 OSGi Alliance World Congress in Paris will offer a first public look at the mobile platform features coming in the next release of the OSGi Service Platform. Attendees will also experience how the OSGi service platform is currently applied by developers, manufacturers, and operators."

The OSGi Alliance is an industry consortium that has developed and published a service platform specification enabling the delivery and management of applications and services to networked devices in mobile, vehicle, home, and other environments.

The OSGi Alliance World Congress is recognized as the leading resource for developers, project managers, business development professionals and researchers working to build and improve applications for networked devices.

Complete congress information can be found at www.osgicongress.com .

For more information on the OSGi Alliance, visit www.osgi.org .

Sponsorship Opportunities and Call for Papers
Information on sponsorships and exhibition opportunities is available by contacting Gary Hill at gary.hill@informausa.com or 508 -614 -1239.

About Global Inventures, Inc (Event co -producer):
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Global Inventures creates and operates collaborative communities in the technology market. Its experts work with community founders and members to incubate, structure, and operate these collaborative communities so that they can successfully create ecosystems, drive innovation, and educate buyers. Global Inventures, has the unique blend of people, processes, and technology to take collaborative communities from conception to market reality. Global Inventures provides a full range of services for Collaborative Standards Development Communities from Virtual Business Services, Executive Management, Marketing and Web/IT Services.

IBC USA Conferences (Event co -producer):
IBC USA Conferences is a subsidiary of T&F Informa plc - a leading international provider of specialist information for the academic, professional and business communities. Producing 3,500 global events annually, some of our leading conferences and trade events include the 3GSM World Congress, Wireless Connectivity (WiConn) World, and the 10th Annual Drug Discovery Technology World Congress. T&F Informa also publishes 2,500 subscription based products through companies that included Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, PJB Publishing, Marcel Dekker, Inc. and others.

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