Datang Mobile Shanghai Reaches Joint Partnership with Futuremark Corporation

November 26, 2007

Datang Mobile Shanghai Reaches Joint Partnership with Futuremark Corporation

Futuremark works together with Datang Mobile Shanghai to facilitate TD-SCDMA terminal industry development



Shanghai – November 27, 2007 – Futuremark Corporation, the handheld industry's leading provider of performance analysis software and services, announced today a long-term partnership for a Benchmark Testing Development Program with Shanghai Datang Mobile Communications Equipment Co., Ltd (Datang Mobile). Futuremark will provide its full collection of current and in-development handheld testing tools to Datang Mobile according to Futuremark’s standard licensing terms, and Datang Mobile will be given access to Futuremark's Benchmark Development Program (BDP) membership benefits. Meanwhile, Futuremark will join the Arena Group as a platinum member and work with Datang Mobile to promote TD-SCDMA terminal industry development.

Datang Mobile, the core member of Datang Telecom Technology and Industry Group, is the technology provider of TD-SCDMA. This partnership with Futuremark is aimed at providing industry leading TD-SCDMA mobile solutions, reference design modules, and professional testing services for equipment manufacturers. Consequently, this partnership will strengthen the performance and quality of TD-SCDMA terminals.

This agreement extends Futuremark Corporation’s business development in the extensive China market and continues to present its benchmarking tools as standards in the handheld industry. By partnering with the Datang Mobile, and becoming a platinum member of the Arena Group, Futuremark will increase cooperation and communication with the China communication industry players. Futuremark Corporation's testing tools will continue to garner more attention from mobile terminal manufacturers focused on the China market. As part of the long-term intent of the agreement, Futuremark will license all current handheld testing tools including 3DMarkMobile ES 1.1, 3DMarkMobile ES 2.0, SimulationMark ES 2.0, VGMark 1.0, SPMarkJava JSR 184 and SPMark for Symbian OS v9 to Datang Mobile, as well as tools which are either in development today or on Futuremark’s forward-looking product roadmap.

"We anticipate that this agreement with Datang Mobile will speed Futuremark business development in China, and enable our tools to gain traction in the booming Chinese mobile marketplace while ensuring that the TD-SCDMA devices with Chinese developed IPR offer best superior multimedia and gaming performance," said Petri Talala, Futuremark’s Vice President of Mobile Business. "Datang Mobile has entrusted Futuremark with helping them provide the best multimedia performance possible for their devices, and this agreement fully endorses our leadership position for mobile device testing.

"Futuremark is famous for its outstanding benchmark testing software, and we are pleased to see that they have started their business in China. Through this cooperation, we will become the member of BDP launched by Futuremark, which will enable us to have more opportunity to communicate with industry leading players," said Jiang Yao Wu, Director of Datang Mobile Terminal Application Operations Center. "We hope that with our partnership, Futuremark can provide advice and experience on benchmark performance standards to promote the development of China's own intellectual property rights of TD-SCDMA in the terminal industry."


About Futuremark Corporation
Futuremark Corporation serves the mobile industry with professional application performance analysis tools and workloads. Our world renowned product portfolio includes 3DMark®Mobile for OpenGL ES 1.x and 2.0, VGMark™ for OpenVG 1.x, and SPMarkJava for JSR184 and 239. In addition, we license digital content creation tool chain middleware to game developers, chip vendors and handset manufacturers. For more information, please visit http://www.futuremark.com

© 2007 Futuremark® Corporation. 3DMark®, PCMark®, SPMark™ and VGMark trademarks and logos, Futuremark® character names and distinctive likenesses, are the exclusive property of Futuremark Corporation. OpenGL is a registered trademark and the OpenGL ES logo is a trademark of Silicon Graphics Inc. used by permission by Khronos. All other trademarks are property of their respective companies.

Company Contact:

Futuremark Corporation
Phone: +358 (0)20 759 8266
Petri Talala
Vice President of Mobile Business Unit
Email: petri.talala@futuremark.com

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