Italian Job for Movial RCS Client
- Monday, November 9th, 2009
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Movial has been selected to provide its RCS-ready Communicator mobile client for Symbian Series 60 based on the GSMA Rich Communication Suite (RCS) initiative standard, for the multi-operator Italian rich communication services trial. The company has also launched its Communicator PC client for RCS release 2.
RCS is a new service package that fits the lifestyle communication needs of always-on users, designed to make multimedia social networking simpler. Movial was chosen for the multi-Italian operator trial specifically for its Communicator Mobile clients full integration with devices native phonebooks that complies with RCS specifications, from both a service and a user experience perspective.
Participation in the Italian trial is another milestone for Movial as well as for RCS, says Movial CEO and Co-founder, Jari Ala-Ruona. Not only does this show how RCS is gaining momentum among large carriers like Telecom Italia, but it also underscores the importance of our new products that include full integration with a devices native phonebook and gallery, taking the user experience and our vision of converged user experiences to the next level.
Movial has also developed a fully compliant RCS PC client, Communicator PC, following Release 2 of RCS specifications. The client supports the multi-device environment operators are targeting for their next-generation converged services, the company says. Communicator PC for RCS 2 provides an integrated end-user experience, including one-to-one chat, group chat, video calling, instant sharing of images or video during a voice call, and file transfer – all enabled with Presence technology. According to Movial, Communicator PC embodies the first extension of a complete solution for synchronized rich multimedia communication across handsets and computers.