SEATTLE & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UIEvolution, Inc., the global leader in connected screen software and services, and Kymeta Corporation, the company commercializing innovative metamaterials-based flat-panel antennas for satellite communications, announced today a collaboration to develop a Platform designed to enable high-speed Internet communication and broadcast services. High-speed Internet broadband and entertainment services will be available to automobiles, vessels and airplanes traveling anywhere globally by utilizing products developed by UIEvolution to facilitate communication between devices such as smartphones, tablets, automotive head units and smart TVs paired with Kymeta’s flat-panel satellite antenna technology.
Kymeta’s flat-panel antenna products are a family of multi-use, modular products that can be deployed in a variety of applications, ideally for moving objects enabling high speed Internet connectivity and entertainment solutions anywhere in the world. Given UIEvolution’s work with leading companies like Toyota, Lexus and Princess Cruises, the partnership creates a unique capability that opens new opportunities to provide broadband mobile services and highly flexible portable and fixed services to a wide range of applications. The market will have the opportunity to enjoy high-speed broadband similar to what they have at home or the office.
“Vehicles and Vessels are increasingly in need for high-speed Internet connectivity wherever they may go, whether it is for telematics or entertainment services,” said Vern Fotheringham, Chairman, President and CEO of Kymeta Corporation. “We are excited to collaborate with UIEvolution on the next generation connectivity to these mobile platforms. UIEvolution is a leading platform developer with solutions for companies like Toyota, Lexus and Princess Cruises, and we are thrilled about the synergies that exist between our companies.”
“Kymeta’s unique technology is poised to make significant contributions to the advancement of global broadband connectivity regardless of their location worldwide,” said Chris Ruff, CEO and President of UIEvolution. “Both CNBC and MIT Technology Review recently recognized Kymeta as one of the ‘Top 50 Most Disruptive Technology Companies in the World,’ and we are pleased to work with them.”
For more than 13 years, UIEvolution has delivered industry leading mobile, tablet, IPTV, digital signage and automotive technologies, powering applications for media companies, service providers and Enterprise clients.
“UIEvolution is thrilled to collaborate with Kymeta,” said Koji Hosaka, President of UIEvolution Japan, GM of Automotive business. “I have great confidence in their capabilities. Working together positions both companies to move into the product development stage for game changing solutions.”
The two companies will showcase their joint connected service solution for mobile platforms at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas. To schedule an appointment, please contact Cami Zimmer, Director of Communications, at 425-460-0860 x812.
About Kymeta Corporation
Kymeta Corporation is commercializing a new, innovative software-enabled metamaterials-based electronic beamforming antenna for satellite communications. Gartner named Kymeta “Cool Vendor” in automotive in 2013 and Kymeta was also selected as a 2013 FiRe Starter company by Future in Review. Kymeta was named by MIT Technology Review, as well as by CNBC, as one of 2013’s 50 most disruptive companies as part of their annual list of the world’s most innovative technology companies. The company is based in Redmond, Wash., and operates on a worldwide basis. For more information, please visit www.kymetacorp.com.
UIEvolution is the leading mobile solutions provider for Fortune 1000 companies. We help companies take full advantage of connected screens by extending their brands, delivering their unique business objectives, and ensuring that the devices that create the mobile lifestyles of their customers are joined in a continuous thread – smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and automotive applications. UIEvolution combines world-class consultative services and deep industry knowledge with the proven UIEngine & Evolution Platform. Headquartered in Seattle with offices in Tokyo and Honolulu, UIEvolution has a 13-year track record with clients like Toyota, AT&T, Microsoft, Disney, Princess Cruises, Samsung, Mitsubishi, DENSO, Clarion, Panasonic and NTT.