Nomadix Granted Strategic Patent for Public Access Market

Patented Information and Control Console feature allows public access network users to customize their network experience and allows direct marketing and advertising opportunities for Public Access Service Operators

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NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Dec. 1, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nomadix, Inc. (www.nomadix.com), the leading provider of intelligent network devices and interconnect services for organizations that own or operate public access networks, today announced it has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent Office for its proprietary systems and methods for providing information and control on wired or wireless networks. Nomadix' Patent No. 6,789,110, "Information and Control Console for use with a Network Gateway Interface," describes the system and methods that enable a nomadic computer user to view and change important access parameters such as current bandwidth and elapsed or remaining network time, and provides a direct marketing and advertising opportunity for Public Access Service Operators (PASOs).

The Information and Control Console (ICC) is an HTML-based pop-up window that is presented to public access subscribers via their web browser and provides the ability to select bandwidth and billing options on-the-fly with a simple pull-down menu. It also provides post-paid and RADIUS users with a logout button to effectively terminate a public access session.

"The public access market is driven by the need to quickly and dynamically access important information and the ability of Nomadix' ICC patent to meet this need is a testament to the company's position as the market leader," said Kurt Bauer, president and CEO, Nomadix, Inc. "This patent provides key session customization and marketing features that will become increasingly important to subscribers and PASOs as the market matures."

The ICC is a significant part of the Nomadix 5-step service branding process offered by the Nomadix Service Engine(tm) (NSE) Core software, providing the PASO with multiple marketing opportunities during the user's session.

The NSE powers Nomadix' complete family of Access Gateways including the Universal Subscriber Gateway IITM (USG II), the HotSpot Gateway(tm) (HSG) and the AG-2000w Wireless Gateway(tm) (AG-2000W).

About Nomadix

Nomadix is the leading provider of intelligent network devices and interconnect services that make nomadic computing easy. The company offers the Nomadix Service Engine(tm) (NSE), which allows the public access service operators and venue owners to deploy a cost effective, secure and easy to use high-speed Internet access offering. Nomadix Interconnect Services(tm) are a suite of services that provide intelligent roaming connectivity, content and application delivery in conjunction with the NSE and other public access networks.

The company is headquartered in Newbury Park, Calif., with representatives in Europe, China, Singapore, South Korea, Australia and Latin America. Nomadix sells and supports its products and services globally through licensing and OEM partnerships, Value Added Resellers and Systems Integrators. For additional information, please visit http://www.nomadix.com or call +1-818-597-1500.

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