Emblaze-VCON Announces The Release Of Ground Breaking Media Xchange Manager® V4.5; New Version Delivers Industry-Leading Videoconferencing Management Solution For Video Communication Network Deployments

Emblaze-VCON Announces The Release Of Ground Breaking Media Xchange Manager® V4.5; New Version Delivers Industry-Leading Videoconferencing Management Solution For Video Communication Network Deployments

RA’ANANA, Israel — Emblaze Ltd (LSE: BLZ) announces that its Group company, Emblaze-VCON, a leading provider of video communications technologies and conferencing solutions over IP networks for operators and enterprise markets, today announces the release of MXM(R) V4.5 Emblaze-VCON’s ground breaking management and application server for rich media deployments.

The MXM(R) combines state-of-art suite of tools into a single management environment. With MXM(R) IT administrators can easily handle and supervise initial deployment as well as the ongoing expansion of their organization’s rich media conferencing network. As organizations’ rich media network grows, the MXM(R) can expand with it, providing management and connectivity for thousands of registered users. Only a change in license key is all that’s required to increase the MXM’s user capacity.

Media Xchange Manager(R) V4.5 delivers industry-leading functionalities such as Endpoints and resources management and configuration over whole networks from a single console, MXM(R) also provide support for other vendor H.323, and SIP endpoints, Additionally, the embedded web manager of various endpoints are accessible from the MXM(R) Administrator console.

MXM(R) schedule and moderate sessions with web-based Conference Moderator and advanced chair control and data sharing, It is compatible with most online directory services (LDAP) and provides Telephony services such as Call Forwarding, Pickup, and Transfer.

Optional application modules will be added easily, including multipoint conferencing and streaming (VCB), secure conferencing through integration with Emblaze-VCON’s firewall/NAT traversal and encryption solution (Frontier).

“MXM (R) V4.5 was designed to incorporate the latest standards in videoconferencing management. It leverages Emblaze-VCON’s incredible experience in videoconferencing deployments and management, delivering state of the art technology and enable the company to lead the world in this market,” said Naji Sourani, VP R&D.

Conferencing users of all type of organizations will benefit from the video telephony features and rich media applications, which increase the productivity and efficiency of their daily work performance.

The MXM(R) Administrator program is also a real-time monitoring tool of conferencing activity. An optional comprehensive reporting and billing tool provides detailed records, assisting policy-making and internal auditing. It Includes vPoint HD client licenses and enables mass upgrading of Emblaze-VCON endpoint software.

Emblaze-VCON’s MXM(R) V4.5 will be generally available in Q3 2006.

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About Emblaze-VCON

Emblaze-VCON develops and manufactures a variety of conferencing solutions that enable seamless communication and collaboration using all forms of interactive media. The company’s award-winning technology ensures the highest audio and video performance for organizations worldwide. Emblaze-VCON ‘s meeting and collaboration solutions include desktop and group videoconferencing products, audio conferencing products, data conferencing products and management systems. The company markets its products and services through a network of reseller partners, OEMS and value-added resellers around the world. Emblaze-VCON has worldwide headquarters in Israel and regional offices in Munich , Paris, New Jersey and Beijing.

About Emblaze Ltd

Emblaze Ltd is a group of companies sharing a common mission to provide telecom operators with technologies, products and solutions for next generation services: Emblaze Mobile, a new breed in handsets design and manufacturing; Emblaze-VCON, is a leading provider of wireless video communications technologies and conferencing solutions for operators and enterprise markets over IP networks; Orca Interactive (LSE: ORCA), provider of Interactive Television IPTV middleware for Video On Demand (VOD) and broadcast services, aimed at Telecom, cable and xDSL operators; Emblaze SmartContent, developer of highly advanced technology for Content-Push over wireless and IP networks to mobile devices and personal computers; emoze, a free global Push Email service for mobile devices that will push send your Emails and PIM data to you anywhere and to any device and Visual Defence (LSE: VDI), a provider of wireless and IP video solutions for military and homeland security markets.

Emblaze Group is traded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: BLZ) since 1996 and has offices in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Korea and Israel.


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