"ucp morgen, one of Europe´s leading providers of mobile messaging solutions for MMS and SMS, today announced it has signed a software licensing contract with Danger Inc., Palo Alto. ucp morgen is delivering MMS components of its VAS product "mobile media platform" including the MMS Gateway and MMS Conversion Engine for Danger´s Service Delivery Engine, a backend infrastructure solution for carriers, which will enable users of hiptop devices to send, receive and compose MMS messages.
"Danger is an exciting, creative company and their hiptop device is demonstrating how future communication behavior will evolve with Internet enabled mobile devices. We are very happy to have won this pitch and are in a position to contribute with our know-how and software to the further success of Danger", says the CEO of ucp, Christian Lutz.
"This contract is also our first big project in the USA, which we expect to be our major growth market this year. ucp morgen has unique expertise with several commercially deployed GSM-carrier MMS-platforms and portals, providing our customers a serious competitive advantage", Christian Lutz adds."
The Hiptop Communicator is a live device that seamlessly connects to wireless networks, allowing consumers to browse the Internet, exchange instant messages, and send and receive email with attachments. Additional hiptop™ communicator features include a full-featured phone, personal information management (PIM), entertainment applications, and a camera accessory.
In USA it's offered by T-Mobile USA on their GSM/GPRS network, branded as the T-Mobile Sidekick.