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Alain Blancquart, Chairman of Esmertec Joins NemeriX as Board Advisor


(EMAILWIRE.COM, March 23, 2006) Manno, Switzerland -– NemeriX, a leading fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra low power RF and base band chipsets and software for GPS and wireless applications, is pleased to announce that Alain Blancquart has joined NemeriX as Board Advisor.

Mr. Blancquart currently serves as Chairman of Esmertec (SWX: ESMN), a leading global independent developer of software solutions for mobile handsets and embedded devices, located in Duebendorf near Zurich.

Mr. Blancquart brings more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry to NemeriX. He has founded several successful companies, including Micropro Europe (the Wordstar Company) and Borland International Europe. Prior to becoming Chairman of Esmertec, Mr. Blancquart was Vice President and General Manager at Global Knowledge, one of the world’s largest independent IT training companies, and he also held a variety of executive positions at leading companies including Openwave.

“Alain is a distinguished executive with a vast knowledge of the wireless industry and his longstanding reputation and involvement with a wide range of companies throughout the wireless community will make him a great addition to our Advisory Board ,” said Steve Rees, Chairman of NemeriX.

Mr. Blancquart earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering from the Ecole Centrale Electronique of Paris (France).

About NemeriX
Founded in April 2002 in Lugano (Switzerland), NemeriX S.A. is a venture backed fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra low power RF and baseband chipsets and software for GPS and wireless applications. NemeriX’ devices and system software enables battery-powered location determination anywhere, anytime and facilitates the design and manufacture of truly differentiated products for both consumer and professional markets. For additional information please visit

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