1.Date of occurrence of the event:2006/09/28
2.Name of the company:High Tech Computer Corp.
3.Relationship to the company (listed company or affiliated company):
4.The shareholding ratios of mutual holding:N/A
5.Cause of occurrence:
Tokyo, Japan and Taoyuan, Taiwan --- High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC),the world’s leading provider of Windows Mobile portable devices,announced today that it has started supplying HSDPA*1 Smartphones*2 to SoftBank in Japan.
The Smartphone, which has been named the “SoftBank X01HT,” features HSDPA technology that will deliver a faster mobile broadband experience to Japanese customers (data transfer rates of up to 1.8 Mbps on downlink and 384 Kbps on uplink). This technology enables mobile phone users to rapidly download video clips, music tracks, images etc. The “SoftBank XO1HT” is also equipped with wireless LAN functionality, allowing users to connect to the Internet at high speeds in wireless LAN environments at home, at work, and in public.
The “SoftBank X01HT” is powered with Windows Mobile 5.0 and features an ergonomic QWERTY keyboard for fast data input. The device is fully equipped with Microsoft Office, so users can easily view and/or edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF documents on the go. Users are able to browse their favorite Internet websites by using Internet Explorer Mobile.
In addition, the “SoftBank X01HT” provides users with POP3 and IMAP4 email services. Furthermore, customers will be able to utilize Microsoft Exchange Push E-Mail technology in the near future. With Pocket Outlook, users can access their calendars, contacts, tasks and inboxes in real time. Users are also able to play music and videos on Windows Media Player and take pictures with a high-resolution 2-Megapixel camera. For these large-volume data functions, a microSDTM card can be used to provide external memory.
“Mobile devices have become a natural extension of everyday life in Japan. People need to be able to access information and documents, organize and manage their calendars and contacts while on the go, listen to music, watch videos and do much more –- all with a single device,” said Jason Lim, Senior Regional Director, Asia Pacific & Japan for Microsoft’s Mobile and Embedded Devices division. “We have received enthusiastic support from users in Japan for Windows Mobile 5.0 devices, and we are pleased to work with HTC and SoftBank and offer consumers an innovative device to enhance their digital lifestyle.”
“The ‘SoftBank X01HT’ is the fastest handheld device aunched by HTC for widespread release in Japan. We are confident that consumers will consider it a perfect companion for work and play,” added Jennifer Chang, Representative Director and President of HTC Nippon.
*1HSDPA: HSDPA is an abbreviation of “High Speed Downlink Packet Access,”a standard that enables data transmission at higher speeds than W-CDMA.
*2Smartphone: This is a multifunctional mobile phone that integrates full Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) features.
。Windows Mobile 5.0
。Sliding QWERTY keypad for data input
。3G high-speed connectivity using HSDPA
。POP3 and IMAP4 email
。Microsoft Exchange Push E-Mail (this will be provided in the near future)
。ActiveSync data synchronization service