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March 29, 2006

Sony to license “Locationfree” software to ACCESS

Enables consumers to enjoy TV and video content from home with mobile products and cellular phones

TOKYO, JAPAN - March 29th, 2006 - Sony Corporation (hereafter Sony) announced today the licensing start of “LocationFree” software for Windows Mobile and cellular phones to ACCESS from April, 2006. ACCESS Co., Ltd. will be developing “LocationFree” software for Windows Mobile and cellular phones, and by connecting them with Sony's “LocationFree Base Station” [LF-PK1], customers will be able to enjoy “LocationFree” with mobile products

“LocationFree” can transmit content to PCs, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) or a dedicated LCD monitor, after connecting the “LocationFree Base Station” to a TV antenna and/or DVD recorder. “LocationFree” proposes a new way to enjoy TV such as watching TV programs or video content via a wireless connection at home or even outside the home through an internet connection. As telecommunications infrastructure advances, Sony will increase licensing of LocationFree software in order to expand the number of compatible products. This will create a life style where TV and video content can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere.

  • *“LocationFree” is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation.
  • *“ACCESS” is a registered trademark of ACCESS Co., Ltd. in Japan and other countries.
  • *“Microsoft” and “Windows Mobile” are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S and other countries.
  • *“PlayStation” and “PSP” are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
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