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					CONTACT INFORMATION: Leigh Ann Warren Marketing Director TapRoot Systems Inc. Tel: +1.919.465.2266 Fax: +1.919.465.2111 www.taprootsystems.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TAPROOT SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES VOICE OVER WiFi APPLICATION FOR SYMBIAN OS Customizable VoWiFi solution for Symbian OS handset manufacturers.
CANNES, FRANCE (February 14, 2005) -- TapRoot Systems Inc., a leading provider of embedded software solutions for smartphones, today announced the availability of its CommPTM Talker application for Symbian OS handsets. CommP Talker is a standards based Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) application platform which makes voice calls possible over 802.11 WLAN networks. CommP Talker has been developed with a modular architecture designed for customization to a licensee’s desired specifications. The application has been developed to be compatible with both Series 60 Platform & UIQ user interfaces for the Symbian OS. The first implementation of CommP Talker supports the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and uses the G.711 industry standard VoIP codec. Other codecs and call control protocols are also under development such as H.323. “The announcement of CommP Talker today is a very important step for TapRoot,” said Hugh Thomas, TapRoot’s CEO. “The development of this application has built upon our experience in GSM & CDMA telephony and our 802.11 networking products. The future roadmap of CommP Talker is important in the direction for our company,” he continued. CommP Talker is fully compatible with TapRoot’s CommP 802.11 networking product. It supports 802.1x and 802.11i standard authentication methods to ensure secure communication when used within enterprise and public hotspot environments. TapRoot offers the CommP Talker product for integration into handset designs to its licensees and customization services for any enhancements, e.g. carrier specific requirements, etc. CommP Talker has been designed to be extensible and able to support future capabilities such as video telephony and call handoff with cellular networks as part of TapRoot’s product roadmap. About Taproot Systems Inc. TapRoot Systems Inc. is a premier provider of embedded software components for smartphone manufacturers and wireless operators worldwide. The company specializes in developing off-the-shelf software products that support a suite of communications protocols for Symbian OS and other smartphone operating systems. The products developed by TapRoot Systems enable smartphones to communicate over today’s cellular and local area networks. The company’s product and service portfolio includes interoperability testing that assists handset manufacturers, semi-conductor vendors and wireless operators with accelerating product deployment. TapRoot Systems Inc. is a Symbian Platinum Partner and a Series 60 Wireless Technology Provider. TapRoot Systems is a privately held, venture-funded corporation headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA with development facilities in London, UK. For additional information, visit www.taprootsystems.com or email sales@taprootsystems.com.