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Sybase Unveils High Speed Bluetooth Solution For Android Devices


Sybase iAnywhere Blue SDK V3.0 + High Speed Provides Android Users with Streaming Video, Reliable Data Transfer and a Wide Array Cell Phone Support

DUBLIN, CALIF. - Sybase, Inc., an SAP company (NYSE: SAP) and industry leader in enterprise and mobile software, today announced that its fully-featured Sybase® iAnywhere® Blue SDK (Software Developer Kit), which supports the Bluetooth® Core Specification version 3.0+ High Speed (HS), is now available for Android devices. Sybase’s first of its kind solution is developed to reside on Android based computing platforms, offering a large number of profiles to users with unmatched short range wireless connectivity on a wide variety of devices.

The latest feature set for Sybase Blue SDK supports both Bluetooth and 802.11 wireless connectivity to Android devices with dramatically faster and highly reliable data transfer for applications including streaming video transmissions and playing MP3 files. Unlike open source solutions, Sybase SDKs are compliant with Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) specifications. Sybase’s compatibility, operational stability and comprehensive technical support help manufacturers reduce development costs, shorten time-to-market and apply strict compliance to the Bluetooth SIG’s interoperability standards as they evolve.

“Over the course of our very successful relationship, Sybase has provided us with a superior solution and great customer support in its Blue SDK products,” said Dr. Partho Mishra, Vice President and General Manager, Embedded and Emerging Business Unit, Communications and Consumer Business Group at Marvell Semiconductor. “In extending our partnership, Sybase once again brings industry leadership and technical expertise needed to help reduce development costs and shorten time-to-market for Android Bluetooth applications,”

“Bluetooth functionality continues to evolve and Sybase continues to be at the forefront in providing customers the tools that empower end users of all types with unmatched wireless communication capabilities,” said Dan Ortega, Senior Director of Mobility Product Marketing, Sybase. “By adding Blue SDK for Android v1.0 to our SDK portfolio, Sybase further extends Bluetooth support to our extensive and open device support strategy for Sybase’s customer and partner ecosystem.”

The latest version of Sybase’s commercial Bluetooth stack brings developers in the mobile device, and consumer electronics markets the following benefits:

* Designed for use with Bluetooth v3.0+HS compliant dual mode transceiver, offering both Bluetooth and any alternate MAC / PHY (AMP) connectivity
* Numerous Bluetooth profiles also available to speed up time to market and improve reliability of the Bluetooth offering
* Increased data rates of 20Mbps or up to 20 times that of conventional Bluetooth protocols for fast file transfer of MP3 playlists plus audio and video streaming when using an 802.11 AMP
* Fast and easy porting to any real-time operating system
* Over ten years of experience working with wireless connectivity and synchronization protocols and hundreds of product design wins
* Qualified Bluetooth compliant v3.0 + HS stack with industry proven reliability

Sybase iAnywhere Blue SDK for Android v1.0 is now available. For more information please call 800-8SYBASE or 519-883-6898 or visit:

About Sybase iAnywhere Mobile Device Solutions
Sybase iAnywhere’s software development kits (SDKs) for Bluetooth and IrDA wireless technology, OMA protocols (Data Sync and Device Management), and mobile device to PC synchronization software help manufacturers rapidly integrate this functionality into a wide range of mobile devices. Sybase iAnywhere has more than ten years of experience working in wireless networking protocols and hundreds of design wins representing tens of millions of enabled products in the market.

About Sybase
Sybase Inc., an SAP company, is an industry leader in delivering enterprise and mobile software to manage, analyze and mobilize information. We are recognized globally as a performance leader, proven in the most data-intensive industries and across all major systems, networks and devices. Our information management, analytics and enterprise mobility solutions have powered the world’s most mission-critical systems in financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing and government. For more information, visit Read Sybase blogs:


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