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Airborne Entertainment Named by Deloitte as the Fourth Fastest Growing Tech Company in North America

Deloitte & Touche Recognizes Mobile Entertainment Leader In Prestigious Annual Technology Fast 500 Program

Montreal, Canada, October 19, 2006 – Airborne Entertainment, a subsidiary of CYBIRD Co., Ltd. announced today that it has been selected as the fourth fastest growing technology company in North America, according to Deloitte’s 2006 Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America.  Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over five years, from 2001–2005. Airborne grew 33,322% during this period.

Founded in 2000 by Internet executive Garner Bornstein and show business veteran Andy Nulman, Airborne Entertainment is considered a pioneer in mobile media.  Airborne works, and has worked, with such top-tier brands as Maxim Magazine, Family Guy, marykateandashley, the National Hockey League (NHL), Speed TV, HBO, the Walt Disney Company and Fox Filmed Entertainment. The company has also realized consistent quarter-over-quarter revenue growth since its inception.

Garner Bornstein, CEO of Airborne credits the company’s success to its “initial vision that consumers would perceive the cellphone as an increasingly vital personal device, and learn to expand the uses of it beyond simple conversation.”

“Six years ago, people doubted that this industry would even exist,” said Airborne CEO Garner Bornstein.  “The fact that it does, and that we have grown so fast within it, is a testament to our team who believed in our vision and carried it through even in the bleakest times.  We developed the technology, built relationships with the carriers and immersed ourselves in every brand we worked with.  It is this continued commitment from the team here at Airborne that has put us where we are today.  Of all the honors we have been given so far, this is by the most gratifying.”

Overall, companies that ranked on the 2006 Technology Fast 500 had an average growth rate of 2,145 percent.

"Sustaining high revenue growth over five years is an exceptional accomplishment. We commend Airborne Entertainment for making the commitment to technology,” said Pierre Brodeur, Partner Deloitte & Touche LLP.  “We are proud to honour Airborne Entertainment’s ranking on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list."

Fast 500 Selection and Qualifying Criteria
The Fast 500 ranks the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America.  It is compiled from Deloitte’s 16 regional North American Fast 50 programs, nominations submitted directly to the Fast 500, and public company database research. Companies are selected based on percentage revenue growth from 2001 to 2005. 

Entrants must own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues or devote a significant proportion of revenues to research and development of technology. Using other companies' technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify.  Base-year operating revenues must be at least $50,000 USD or $75,000 CD, and current-year operating revenues must be at least $5 million USD or CD.  Companies must be in business a minimum of five years, and they must be headquartered within North America.

Airborne Entertainment Inc.
a subsidiary of CYBIRD Co., Ltd., is a leading provider and publisher of premier mobile entertainment content and applications, including games, images, video, ringtones, ringbacktones and informational content. Airborne's product portfolio consists of original and branded properties including, Family Guy™, Maxim ToGo™, marykateandashley™, SPEED TV Mobile™, NHL Mobile™ and Donald Trump's Real Estate Tycoon™ Airborne's products are available across wireless carriers in North America and Europe and the company provides retailers and branded destinations the ability to reach mobile consumers directly via premium and promotional channels. For more information, visit www.airborne-e.com.

About Deloitte
Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services through more than 6,200 people in 50 offices. Deloitte operates in Québec as Samson Bélair/Deloitte & Touche s.e.n.c.r.l. The firm is dedicated to helping its clients and its people excel. Deloitte is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a Swiss Verein, its member firms, and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates. As a Swiss Verein (association), neither Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu nor any of its member firms has any liability for each other's acts or omissions. Each of the member firms is a separate and independent legal entity operating under the names "Deloitte," "Deloitte & Touche," "Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu," or other related names. Services are provided by the member firms or their subsidiaries or affiliates and not by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Verein.

PUBLIC RELATIONS CONTACTS:
Melissa Romley
Bender/Helper Impact for Airborne Entertainment
Office: 310-473-4147
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BOOST MOBILE & AirG ROLL OUT MOBILE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – “GET HOOKT UP WITH A NEW RIDE CUSTOMIZED BY WEST COAST CUSTOMS”

IRVINE, California and VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Boost Mobile®, a lifestyle-based telecommunications brand that develops and distributes wireless communications products for the youth market, and AirG, a global leader in powering mobile communities and wireless social networking, announced today the launch of a multi-channel mobile marketing campaign to promote Boost Hookt - a popular mobile social networking product in the United States.  Between October 15, 2006 and January 15, 2007, Boost Hookt customers that sign up to the Get Hookt Up With A New Ride promotion are eligible to win a brand new Dodge Charger fully customized by West Coast Customs – the Kingz of Customs.

“Boost Hookt has been extremely popular with our customers since it launched last year and we expect this new marketing campaign to take Boost Hookt adoption to the next level,” said Boost Mobile Director of Value Added Services Craig Thole.  “We are excited to be working with West Coast Customs and AirG in launching this unique multi-channel promotion that uses innovative products and services to acquire customers and strengthen our customer facing value proposition.”

The Get Hookt Up With a New Ride mobile marketing campaign will be promoted across multiple channels including mobile, retail and online, including a MySpace interactive presence.  To participate in the promotion Boost Mobile users across the United States can visit BoostLIVE (www.boostlive.com) for methods of entry and official rules.  At the close of the campaign on January 15, 2007, one Boost Hookt customer will be driving home in a brand new Dodge Charger courtesy of Boost Mobile, AirG and West Coast Customs.  

“We’ve all seen the awesome talent of the West Coast Customs team on television and their customization work on this Dodge Charger clearly embodies the same spirit of self expression and individuality as Boost Hookt customers,” said Frederick Ghahramani, Director, AirG.  “We are delighted to be working with Boost Mobile and West Coast Customs in demonstrating the commercial potential of mobile social networks for advertisers, media companies and mobile operators.”

All custom auto-body work and vehicle modifications for the Get Hookt Up With a New Ride mobile campaign were performed by West Coast Customs and include 22” Lexani Sterling Rims, Toyo Tires, a complete WCC Orion custom audio system, custom stainless exhaust system, tinted windows and a Rex Billet grill.  West Coast Customs will also furnish the Runner Up Prize Pack, which includes 1 WCC 17” all-in-one wide screen monitor with removable DVD, 1 WCC 800 WATT Mono Block Subwoofer amplifier and 2 WCC 10” 400 WATT Subwoofers, collectively worth more than $2,000.

“West Coast Customs is always on the lookout for new and innovative ways to showcase our talents, and to promote our custom vehicle concepts to new and existing fans,” said Ryan Friedlinghaus, CEO, West Coast Customs.  “We are thrilled to be working with Boost Mobile and AirG on this national mobile promotion and entertaining our fans in a whole new way.”

Boost Hookt is a private labeled mobile community powered by AirG.  Hookt has multiple unique features such as instant messaging, picture profiles, blogging, public and private messaging, targeted promotions and contests, and comes complete with AirG’s suite of mobile community software including the Community Marketing Engine, Community Patrol, Community Storefront, Community Marketing Toolkit and Micro-Community Interface.  Mobile users can access Boost Hookt via a browseable version through the Boost LIVE deck, or through downloadable and embedded versions on Boost Mobile handsets.

About AirG
AirG powers mobile communities and wireless social networking.  The company’s products and services have a proven track record of increasing customer affinity for leading mobile operators and media companies globally including Sprint Nextel, Cingular, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile and MTV Asia.  AirG’s mobile community has more than ten million registered users worldwide and is available on more than 85 mobile operators.  Based in Vancouver, Canada, the company also has operations in the UK, Australia, Italy, the Philippines and India.  www.airg.com


About Boost Mobile
Based in Irvine, California, Boost Mobile, LLC, a division of Sprint Nextel Corporation, (NYSE: S), is a lifestyle-based telecommunications brand focused on offering premium Pay-As-You-Go wireless phones and services to the youth market.  Boost is among the fastest growing wireless services in the U.S. and now has more than 3.6 million customers - the majority of which are under the age of 25.  Boost-branded wireless phones with its exclusive BoostTM Walkie-Talkie service and Re-Boost® Cards are available nationwide at locations where youth prefer to shop, including national retailers and convenience stores, and merchants that focus on fashion, music, and action sports-related activities. Experience Boost on the Web at www.boostmobile.com

About West Coast Customs
In1993, after borrowing $5,000.00 from his grandfather, Ryan created West Coast Customs, a custom car shop that like its owner busts through every boundary making their own rules.  A philosophy that seems to have paid off, in just a short time Ryan has turned his grandfather’s loan into a $10 million dollar corporation and his WCC logo into a world wide brand.  Catering to celebrity clients, Ryan and the guys of WCC are known exclusively for creating straight to the core designs and awe inspiring custom vehicles.  WCC is responsible for bringing the custom whip craze to Middle America.  Ryan’s creations have no limits to all who are interested in a little bling!

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Boost Mobile Media Bureau
(949) 789-4900                                              
[email protected]


Allison Webb
AirG
Tel: (604) 408-2228 ext. 125
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Neighborhood America Acquires MOVO Mobile

Strategic acquisition solidifies Neighborhood America's market leading position as provider of enterprise applications for building participatory communities.

October 4, 2006
- Neighborhood America announced today that it has successfully completed the acquisition of mobile marketing solutions provider MOVO Mobile. Neighborhood America is the leading provider of solutions that enable customers to build community through enterprise management of structured audience interactions.

"MOVO is a strategic acquisition that completes our offerings and solidifies our market leading position in all three business lines. As media, government agencies, and businesses decide to build participatory communities, they will now be able to use multiple forms of devices and outreach techniques from one platform, at an enterprise level," said Kim Patrick Kobza, Neighborhood America's president and CEO. "As the world turns to mobile applications, we expect MOVO to be a catalyst for significant revenue growth."

The acquisition of MOVO Mobile also broadens Neighborhood America's leadership team, as industry veterans and MOVO co-founders, Dan Miller, David Rippetoe, and Robert Cesaric join Neighborhood America's executive leadership team. MOVO's CEO, Dan Miller, will head the Mobile Solutions Group; David Rippetoe will lead the Group's Business Development efforts; and Robert Cesaric will join Neighborhood America's CTO, David Bankston, in providing technical leadership for new product development.

"The MOVO acquisition is a unique opportunity to acquire not just highly synergistic technology, but also industry leaders with a deep understanding of mobile applications," continued Kobza. "The MOVO executives are proven performers. We will rely upon their leadership to drive revenue growth through the provision of mobile services to our existing customer base, as well as the advertising and education markets that they already serve."

"We are very pleased to join this excellent team and build upon the unique market position and track record that Neighborhood America has established," said Dan Miller, president and CEO of MOVO. "Mobile applications are experiencing explosive growth and Neighborhood America has the solution, infrastructure, and support to clearly differentiate MOVO in the marketplace."

"With the implementation of MOVO's mobile technologies, Neighborhood America's customers will be able to conduct highly interactive campaigns, across a ubiquitous device - the mobile phone," said Rippetoe. "The combination and scalability of the platform will provide enterprise customers with a technical solution that has not been previously available in the marketplace. This is a unique offering that clearly differentiates us."


About Neighborhood America  
Neighborhood America provides media, government, and business with a simple solution to the universal problem of structuring engagement with their audiences and stakeholders. Organizations looking for a way to collect and manage all forms of interactions with citizens, consumers and partners turn to Neighborhood America's software as a service solution for immediate results. For more information, visit www.neighborhoodamerica.com.

Contact:
Lisa Coulouris                                                
Racepoint Group                                            
781-487-4612                                                 
[email protected]
   

Kristi Grigsby
Neighborhood America
239-591-6811
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VIDIATOR LAUNCHES STAN LEE’S POW! MOBILE ON SPRINT

Sprint is First to Offer the Channel, which Features Animated Video from the Co-creator of Spider-Man™, X-Men™, The Fantastic Four™ and The Incredible Hulk™

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Oct. 4, 2006 — Vidiator® announced today the launch of the highly anticipated Stan Lee POW! Mobile channel on Sprint, which features animation from Stan Lee’s “Accuser™”, “The Drifter™” and “Stripperella™.”  It is the latest example of mobile video content that is offered first or exclusively to Sprint customers.  Vidiator is the exclusive distributor of POW! Mobile content.  Stan Lee is the co-creator of many of the most globally recognized superhero franchises in history, including Spider-Man(a), X-Men(a), The Fantastic Four(a), The Incredible Hulk(a) and more.  Stan Lee POW! Mobile can be accessed by Sprint Power Vision subscribers for an additional $4.99 per month.  Standard data charges apply.

“Accuser” tells the mysterious tale of Dan Mason, formerly a corrupt defense attorney who is given a second chance and the power to redeem himself by ridding the city of criminals he once set free.  “The Drifter” chronicles the sci-fi adventures of Matthew Zane, a time traveler from the year 2075 who returns to the past to free humanity from the evil corporation that controls the future. “Stripperella” is a tale about Erotica Jones, who by night is a mild-mannered stripper with a heart of gold. By later night, she’s Stripperella, crime-fighting Super Agent 69, busting out to blow the bad guys away.

“Stan Lee’s POW! Mobile allows fans both new and old to be hooked on the unique characters and visual stories that only Stan Lee can tell,” said <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Connie Wong, CEO, Vidiator.  “By partnering with Vidiator, Sprint once again leads the mobile video industry by providing their customers with compelling content that is available nowhere else.”

“After having seen my creations in comic books, movies, television, DVDs and video games, what a kick it is to see them come to life on cell phones, as well!” said Stan Lee. “In partnership with that great group of technical geniuses at Vidiator, I and my cohorts at POW! Entertainment are planning to produce some of the most exciting new mobisodes of all as we eagerly ride the crest of this burgeoning new field of mobile entertainment.  So holster your cell phones amigos, the best is yet to come!”

“Stan Lee’s name appears on approximately two billion publications worldwide, productions based on his characters have been so popular that people around the world have enthusiastically spent billions of dollars at the box office to watch them come to life on the big screen,” said Gill Champion, COO, POW! Entertainment.  “Extending the Stan Lee POW! brand into mobile is a natural fit for us and for fans who want to enjoy viewing his creations in as many ways as possible.”

Vidiator offers an entire suite of mobile solutions that encompasses content, 3D applications, transcoding, streaming and hosting services. Vidiator partners with branded content owners to produce and re-purpose content to be delivered to the largest 3G operators in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Vidiator provides award-winning mobile solutions built on the Xenon™ mobile multimedia delivery platform.  The suite of products – Xenon™ Streamer, Xenon™ Encoder, Xenon™ Live Encoder and Xenon™ Transcoder – provide mobile operators, content providers and handset manufacturers the tools they need to create advanced wireless multimedia services like mobile TV and video, mobile music and mobile advertising.  Xenon mobile delivery platform products have been selected by major operators around the world to deliver carrier-grade solution to any device over any network.

POW! (Purveyors of Wonder) Entertainment, Inc (OTC: POWN) is founded by comic book and motion picture icon Stan Lee, co-creator of Spider-Man(a), X-Men(a), The Incredible Hulk(a) and Fantastic Four(a), together with award winning producer Gill Champion and intellectual properties acclaimed expert Arthur Lieberman esq. POW!’s principles combined have created, produced and licensed some of the most successful global franchises of all time that have gone on to generate billions of dollars in revenues. POW! has partnered with major studios, networks  and industry leaders to perpetuate a whole new cast of contemporary Stan Lee originals. POW! Entertainment is now publicly traded under the symbol (POWN) for more information, see www.powentertainment.com.

About Vidiator
Vidiator is a leading provider of mobile TV, video, audio and 3D messaging technology for the delivery of live and on-demand TV, radio and 3G multimedia content to mobile devices.   Since 2002, Vidiator has pioneered mobile multimedia technology research and development, specializing in streaming, encoding, transcoding, 3D messaging and mobile TV solutions. Operating with a multi-national team of industry leaders in the mobile, Internet and media arenas, Vidiator develops applications that leverage the company's patented streaming, transcoding and 3D technologies. The company's end-to-end content management, subscription and hosting services allow for the global publishing and distribution of mobile content. Vidiator's multimedia content delivery platforms are deployed throughout the mobile marketplace in 20 countries and on four continents. Vidiator has offices in Bellevue, Wash. (headquarters), London, Hong Kong and Seoul, Korea. For more information, see www.vidiator.com.

(a) These are characters and trademarks of Marvel Characters Inc. 

Vidiator Contact:
Jared Nieuwenhuis
Director, Marketing Communications
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VIDIATOR’S XENON ENCODER TO SUPPORT NTT DOCOMO’S I-MOTION SERVICES

BELLEVUE, Wash — Oct. 9, 2006 — Vidiator®, a leading provider of mobile streaming, encoding, mobile TV and 3D messaging solutions, announced today that it has started supporting NTT DoCoMo’s i-mode service with their Xenon™ Encoder.  The Xenon Encoder provides the highest quality multimedia encoding for mobile devices with its optimized encoding algorithm, fully compliant with all relevant international standards, allowing for the real-time converting of any analog or digital audio and video signals.

As part of an award winning mobile encoder product line, the Xenon Encoder now supports NTT DoCoMo’s new specifications for i-motion, an i-mode related service, to deliver mobile video and audio entertainment over its HSDPA network to FOMA subscribers. Available now, all current and prospective content providers to NTT DoCoMo are encouraged to use the Xenon Encoder in order to provide high-quality mobile multimedia content. Content providers seeking to access and purchase the first encoder for i-motion over HSDPA with new codecs, as certified by NTT DoCoMo, can contact Vidiator through its website, http://www.vidiator.com.

“NTT DoCoMo is a recognized global leader in mobile multimedia content services and delivery and launched the world’s first 3G W-CDMA network.  Its selection and support of the Xenon Encoder is a strong validation for the reliability and advanced capabilities of our encoding technology,” said <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Connie Wong, CEO, Vidiator. “Our Xenon Encoder makes it possible to offer high quality mobile video and audio content services to NTT DoCoMo FOMA subscribers.”

NTT DoCoMo's HSDPA service launched on August 31, 2006 and its packet data transfer speeds are up to 10 times faster than the existing W-CDMA network to support a wide variety of applications that include the downloading of large size video and music content. The Xenon Encoder, enhanced with the new industry standard multimedia codecs including H.264, HE-AAC and Enhanced aacPlus, supports generations of i-motion video and audio content and is compatible with NTT DoCoMo’s HSDPA handset family, including the 3G FOMA™ N902iX HIGH-SPEED.

“We are very pleased that subscribers to DoCoMo’s standards-based 3G service—FOMA—and i-motion mobile video clip service now have the opportunity to enjoy enhanced video and music mobile content thanks to the Xenon Encoder’s support of our new codecs,” said Takeshi Natsuno, senior vice president and managing director of multimedia services at NTT DoCoMo.

The Xenon Encoder is a unit of Vidiator’s award-winning set of mobile content delivery solutions built on the Xenon mobile multimedia delivery platform.  The suite of products – XenonTM Streamer, XenonTM TV, Xenon™ Encoder, XenonTM Live Encoder and XenonTM Transcoder – provide mobile operators, content providers and handset manufacturers the tools they need to create advanced wireless multimedia services like mobile TV and video, mobile music and mobile advertising.  Xenon mobile delivery platform products have been selected by major operators around the world to deliver carrier-grade solutions to any device, over any network.

About Vidiator
Vidiator is a leading provider of mobile TV, video and audio streaming, encoding and transcoding, 3D messaging and the delivery of 3G multimedia content to mobile devices.   Since 2002, Vidiator has pioneered mobile multimedia technology research and development, and has maintained its industry leading status by providing and enabling mobile video and audio streaming and encoding technology, managing over a million video streams per day and providing its carrier clients with high ARPU. Vidiator’s streaming and encoding platforms are media player agnostic and support the most requested video and audio codecs.  Vidiator has also pioneered the live streaming of concerts, horse racing, traffic conditions and reality shows, such as Big Brother.  Operating with a multi-national team of industry leaders from the mobile, internet and media arenas, Vidiator's multimedia content delivery platforms are deployed throughout the mobile marketplace in 20 countries and on four continents. The Xenon™ Streamer now supports a majority of the mobile devices in the market with different players embedded in the phones.   The Xend™ 3D messaging platform is a user-generated messaging platform that drives MMS traffic and premium SMS services.   Vidiator also boasts a rich avatar library for messaging creation and its Xend Photo application enables users to create their own avatars from photos.   The Xend™ family of applications has been awarded 5 patents with more pending.   Vidiator has offices in Bellevue, Washington (headquarters), London, Hong Kong and Seoul, Korea. For more information, see www.vidiator.com.

Vidiator Contact:
Jared Nieuwenhuis
Director, Marketing Communications
206.399.3406
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Major UK Publishing House Introduces qode® to U.K. Marketing Audiences

FORT MYERS, Fla., and LONDON, October 17, 2006 – NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.
(OTC BB: NEOM), an innovator in market-driven technologies, said today that Haymarket -- a major U.K. publisher -- has created the first qode®-enabled article for its flagship title, Media Week (www.mediaweek.co.uk).

NeoMedia’s patented  qode (www.qode.com) suite is an easy-to-use set of applications that includes qode®reader and qode®window, which provide One Click to Content™ connectivity for products, print, packaging and other physical objects to link directly to specific desired content on the Mobile Internet.  qode®reader works with camera phones, letting users “click” on two-dimensional “smart codes” to connect directly to targets, while qode®window lets users enter a key word, phrase or product name to connect to a target. 

“The Media Week article inter-actively introduces qode to the U.K. marketing community in a positive and proactive way,” said Martin Copus, president of NeoMedia Mobile and COO of the parent company.

The page, published in the issue due out today, features a two-dimensional “smart code” and invites readers to download and try the qode application, which delivers a live Mobile Web user experience.

NeoMedia’s Copus said that his company “is delighted that such a prestigious magazine as Media Week is the first U.K. title to feature qode, creating a unique opportunity for the sophisticated and highly creative U.K. advertising and marketing communities to try qode themselves. This is just the beginning,” he said, noting that “NeoMedia is eager and excited about bringing our ground-breaking technology to market in the very near future.”

About NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (www.neom.com), is a diversified global company offering leading edge, technologically advanced products and solutions for companies and consumers, built upon its solid family of patented products and processes, and management experience and expertise. Its NeoMedia Mobile group of companies offers end-to-end mobile enterprise and mobile marketing solutions through its flagship qode direct-to-mobile-web technology and ground-breaking products and services from four of the leading mobile marketing providers in the U.S. and Europe. By linking consumers and companies to the interactive electronic world, NeoMedia delivers one-to-one, permission-based, personalized and profiled dialogue -- anytime and anywhere.

NeoMedia companies and offerings include: 12snap AG (www.12snap.com), a Munich, Germany-based award-winning leader in mobile marketing and entertainment applications; Mobot, Inc. (www.Mobot.com), a Lexington, Massachusetts-based pioneer in mobile visual recognition technology; Sponge Ltd. (www.spongegroup.com), a London, UK-based leader in developing and implementing mobile marketing applications and content delivery; and Gavitec AG - mobile digit (www.gavitec.com), a Würselen, Germany-based leading provider of mobile technology and marketing solutions.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. With the exception of historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release involve risk and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement.

qode is a registered trademark, and qodereader, qodewindow and One Click to Content are trademarks of NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.  Other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

Press Contacts: 
Martin Copus
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.
+(239) 246-9889 or +44 7766 801818
[email protected]

David A. Kaminer
The Kaminer Group
+(914) 684-1934
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Text Messaging Gets Personal


AirMessenger Personal lets consumers and corporate users personalize the most pervasive messaging service

BURLINGTON, Mass., and READING, U.K. —  Oct. 11, 2006 Airwide Solutions, the leading provider of mobile messaging infrastructure and applications, today announced AirMessenger Personal, a family of network-level applications that lets subscribers add personalized enhancements to their SMS (short messaging service). AirMessenger Personal brings e-mail and parental control features to SMS while also providing enhanced security for subscribers. Both consumers and corporate subscribers can now archive, auto-reply, duplicate, create SMS groups, and apply personal anti-spam and security filters to inbound and outbound messages.

The AirMessenger Personal application family enables subscribers to personalize their messaging service through easily accessible SMS interfaces and Web portals. Mobile operators benefit from the opportunity to attract and retain new subscribers and increase revenues.

“SMS has been an unprecedented success, accounting for 68 percent of mobile messaging revenues worldwide, more than double that of IM (instant messaging), e-mail and MMS (multi-media messaging service) combined1. But until now, SMS functionality has been limited compared to e-mail services,” said Jay Seaton, CMO at Airwide. “AirMessenger Personal allows operators to leverage the popularity of SMS and offer differentiated, personal and valuable new services to attract and retain subscribers, stimulate usage and increase data service revenues and average revenue per user.”

AirMessenger Personal Applications:

-  Archive:  Provides subscribers with their own network SMS message store, keeping copies of all messages sent and received. Subscribers no longer need to worry about restoring important messages to a new handset as all messages can be sent to it from the archive.

-  AutoReply:  Allows users to set an auto-reply when away from their mobile phone to alert senders that the subscriber is unable to receive or respond to text messages.

-  Duplicate:  Allows subscribers to automatically copy received SMS messages to multiple people or devices, providing enhanced coverage options. Additionally, it is increasingly common for people to have a personal mobile phone, a business mobile phone and a mobile data card for a laptop. This feature allows users to set up an automated duplicate to ensure that desired messages are delivered to whatever device the subscriber is using. For corporate users, this also ensures that time-sensitive messages can be acted upon immediately. 

-  Groups:  Similar to the distribution list functionality of e-mail, this feature simplifies how users can share messages with groups of recipients, regardless of which network they are on, and without the difficulty of manually copying messages or typing in multiple phone addresses.

-  Inbox Guardian:  Unsolicited text messages are an emerging threat. Operator-level content filters are by definition broad and impersonal. However, Inbox Guardian lets subscribers control which messages reach their mobile phone by blocking certain sources or only allowing messages from specific numbers to get through. In addition, parents can use it to provide a secure, protected messaging environment for their children.

-  Outbox Guardian:  Allows controls to be set on which numbers the mobile phone is allowed to send messages to. Parents can configure Outbox Guardian to ensure their children only communicate with known friends and family. This also helps prevent the inadvertent sending of messages to premium rate numbers. Outbox Guardian can also be used by corporations to control misuse of company-issued mobile phones.

AirMessenger Personal is available immediately. 

Airwide Solutions
Airwide Solutions is the leader in next-generation mobile messaging infrastructure and applications, providing high-performance, field-proven software to more than 70 wireless operators in 46 countries. As one of the early mobile messaging innovators, Airwide Solutions introduced the first SMSC and sent the first commercial SMS (short message service) in 1992, introduced the first SMS router in 1998 and deployed the first A2P (application-to-person) MMS push gateway in 2003. Airwide continues this tradition of innovation with its industry-leading IMS and SIP-based open architecture, routers, gateways, applications and security solutions. Airwide Solutions is a global organization with offices in Australia, Canada, England, India, Singapore and the United States. For more information about Airwide Solutions, please visit www.airwidesolutions.com.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />




NeoMedia’s 12snap Subsidiary Starts Second Half With ‘Solid Revenues from Major Client Customers’

FORT MYERS, FLA., and MUNICH, GERMANY, Oct. 10, 2006
-- NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NEOM, (www.neom.com), said today that its award-winning mobile marketing agency 12snap AG subsidiary (www.12snap.com) has started the second half of fiscal 2006 with “solid revenues from major client customers,” both involved in national soccer promotional programs delivered via mobile phones.

NeoMedia President and CEO Charles T. Jensen said 12snap, acquired by NeoMedia earlier this year, is “serving internationally renowned clients, providing services valuable to marketers and consumers alike.”  He said two major clients accounted for just under half a million dollars in revenue to 12snap early on in the second half of the fiscal year, in addition to revenues from other client contracts.

In April, 12snap signed a contract to bring its expertise to “mobilize” the help a leading global airline’s cross-media communication of its involvement in German soccer. The airline wanted to leverage its partnership with the German Football (Soccer) Association (DFB) and record-holding champion club FC Bayern Munich (FCB) by placing increased emphasis on its mobile strategy, working with 12snap to bring fans comprehensive mobile entertainment packages including soccer-themed content and games, competitions, and video clips.

In July, 12snap signed a contract to extend its service agreement with an international chocolate company, providing a mobile marketing component for the client’s multi-channel marketing strategy, which involved a long-running DFB Team Sticker Campaign for two of its leading candy brands.  Nokia, a world leader in mobile communications, is also involved as a  campaign partner in the program, which delivered collectable pictures of the national soccer team via purchases of products, and included creation of a soccer Collector’s Album for mobile phones. 

About 12snap AG
Acquired by NeoMedia Technologies, Inc., earlier this year, 12snap AG is headquartered in Munich with branches in Düsseldorf, London, Milan, Stockholm, Istanbul, and Fort Myers, Florida.  As an expert in innovative marketing and entertainment for mobile phones, 12snap combines know-how in mobile applications, mobile loyalty and mobile marketing.  In the mobile marketing space, 12snap creates and implements national and pan-European mobile marketing campaigns for international brands; its mobile loyalty business unit offers customer loyalty programs for companies and brands, and its mobile applications business unit is the center for development and software.  12snap sells and licenses a wide spectrum of mobile solutions to satisfy the demands of the current growing market and the new uses of the third mobile phone generation (UMTS) -- from dynamic video services and multiplayer games to personalized messaging applications. 12snap has 75 employees, and provides services to companies including, McDonald's®, MTV®, Coca-Cola®, Wella®, adidas®, Unilever® and Gillette®.

About NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (www.neom.com), is a diversified global company offering leading edge, technologically advanced products and solutions for companies and consumers, built upon its solid family of patented products and processes, and management experience and expertise. Its mobile services group of companies offers end-to-end mobile enterprise and mobile marketing solutions, through its flagship direct-to-mobile-web qode® technology, and ground-breaking products and services from four of the leading mobile marketing providers in the U.S. and Europe. By linking consumers and companies to the interactive electronic world, NeoMedia delivers one-to-one, permission-based, personalized and profiled dialogue -- anytime and anywhere.

The qode suite of easy-to-use, market-driven products and applications are based on a strong foundation of patented technology, comprising the qode (www.qode.com) platform, qode®reader™ and qode®window™, all of which provide One Click to Content™ connectivity for products, print, packaging and other physical objects to link directly to specific desired content on the mobile Internet. 

Along with 12snap, NeoMedia’s recently acquired companies and offerings include Mobot, (www.mobot.com),a Lexington, Massachusetts-based pioneer in mobile visual recognition technology; Sponge Ltd. (www.spongegroup.com), a London, U.K.-based leader in developing and implementing mobile marketing applications and content delivery; and Gavitec AG - mobile digit (www.gavitec.com), a Würselen, Germany-based leading provider of mobile technology and marketing solutions.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. With the exception of historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release involve risk and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement.

qode is a registered trademark, and qodereader,  qodewindow and One Click to Content are trademarks of NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.  Other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

Press Contacts:          
Chuck Jensen               
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.                  
+(239) 337-3434                       
[email protected]       

David A. Kaminer
The Kaminer Group
+(914) 684-1934
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NeoMedia’s qode® Now Available for Sony-Ericsson JAVA Mobile Phones

FORT MYERS, Fla., Oct. 11, 2006 –
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NEOM), a leader in market-driven technologies, announced today that its flagship direct-to-mobile-web qode® technology is now available through a free download to run on eight Sony-Ericsson® mobile phones based on the popular JAVA MIDP 2.0 technology.

Free downloads of NeoMedia qode software for JAVA are available to Sony-Ericsson users by invoking the browser on the phone and entering “get.qode.com.”  qode, including qode®reader and qode®window, can then be installed in just a few minutes by following instructions on the phone’s screen.

List of Compatible Mobile Phones to Grow

NeoMedia, which plans to add more JAVA-based phones supporting qode in the coming weeks, previously introduced qode for the Symbian® Series 60 operating system, prevalent on Nokia® mobile phones.

NeoMedia’s patented qode (
www.qode.com) suite of easy-to-use applications includes qode®reader and qode®window, which provide One Click to Content™ connectivity for products, print, packaging and other physical objects to link directly to specific desired content on the Mobile Internet.  qode®reader works with camera phones, letting users “click” on two-dimensional “smart codes” to connect directly to targets, while qode®window lets users enter a key word, phrase or product name to connect to a target.

“NeoMedia is delighted to announce that Sony-Ericsson is the latest manufacturer whose phones support the qode platform of consumer products,” said Martin Copus, president of NeoMedia Mobile and COO of the parent company. 

“Mobile marketing – the real-time live interconnection between consumers and marketing companies – is still in its infancy in the U.S., but has already taken wing in Europe and Asia,” Mr. Copus said.  “NeoMedia will continue to add to the list of manufacturers and mobile phones that support qode as mobile marketing continues to evolve here and grow around the world.”

The Sony-Ericsson MIDP 2.0 phones now running qode include the Sony-Ericsson K600i, Sony-Ericsson K700i, Sony-Ericsson K750i, Sony-Ericsson S710a, Sony-Ericsson W550i, Sony-Ericsson W600i, Sony-Ericsson W900i, and Sony-Ericsson Z800, in use in both the U.S. and Europe according to m:metrics (
www.mmetrics.com), a leading authority on the mobile marketplace.

About NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (www.neom.com) is a diversified global company offering leading edge, technologically advanced products and solutions for companies and consumers, built upon its solid family of patented products and processes, and management experience and expertise. Its NeoMedia Mobile group of companies offers end-to-end mobile enterprise and mobile marketing solutions through its flagship qode direct-to-mobile-web technology and ground-breaking products and services from four of the leading mobile marketing providers in the U.S. and Europe. By linking consumers and companies to the interactive electronic world, NeoMedia delivers one-to-one, permission-based, personalized and profiled dialogue -- anytime and anywhere.

The qode suite of easy-to-use, market-driven products and applications are based on a strong foundation of patented technology, comprising the qode (
www.qode.com) platform, qode®reader and qode®window, all of which provide One Click to Content™ connectivity for products, print, packaging and other physical objects to link directly to specific desired content on the mobile Internet. 

NeoMedia companies and offerings include: 12snap AG (
www.12snap.com), a Munich, Germany-based award-winning leader in mobile marketing and entertainment applications; Mobot, Inc. (www.Mobot.com), a Lexington, Massachusetts-based pioneer in mobile visual recognition technology; Sponge Ltd. (www.spongegroup.com), a London, UK-based leader in developing and implementing mobile marketing applications and content delivery; and Gavitec AG - mobile digit (www.gavitec.com), a Würselen, Germany-based leading provider of mobile technology and marketing solutions.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
With the exception of historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release involve risk and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement.

qode is a registered trademark, and qode®reader, qode®window and One Click to Content are trademarks of NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.  Other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.


Press Contacts:
Martin Copus
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.                           
+(239) 246-9889 or +44 7766 801818             
[email protected]                                        

David A. Kaminer
The Kaminer Group
+(914) 684-1934
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Hook Mobile Launches First Cross-Carrier Multimedia Mobile Trading Cards with CBS’ Hit Reality TV Show “Survivor”

Company Pioneers New Collectible Content Platform: Next-Generation Technology Combines Mobile Messaging, Marketing, and Social Gaming

Alexandria, VA – October 5, 2006 – Hook Mobile, a leader in Multimedia Messaging Services (MMS) innovation, today announced the launch of the first cross-carrier mobile trading card set with CBS’s hit reality TV show “Survivor.” By leveraging the company’s innovative platform -- the first to combine multimedia messaging, marketing and social gaming for the creation of mobile collectible content – Hook Mobile and CBS are defining the next-generation of trading cards. Hook Mobile’s patent-pending platform – the Mobile Asset eXchange, or M.A.X – combines a digital printing engine, “collect-to-win” redemption engine and digital tracking of individual cards, taking mobile content and social networking to new levels. 

This first-of-its-kind mobile marketing campaign offers viewers the opportunity to receive, trade and collect mobile trading cards in an effort to win cash prizes and merchandise. By simply texting the keyword “TRIBE” to the short code 87233 (TRADE) or visiting http://tradingcards.cbs.com, collectors can receive a set of three unique, randomly distributed cards from a total set of 61, representing Survivor’s Cook Islands cast, island scenery, tribe cards or the ultra-rare challenge cards. Participants can manage their card collection online, trade with others by simply sending the card in a message and purchase additional packs to complete their collection. There are also over 500 “Instant Win” cards distributed randomly in packs, containing Survivor gear and cash prizes.

“We are pleased to announce a new category of mobile content by introducing the time-honored concepts of scarcity, random distribution and collecting with the first ever Mobile Trading Cards” said Brian Kathman, Hook Mobile CEO.  “By linking the mobile and online experience, our network-based application enables brands of all kinds to build social communities based around peer-to-peer mobile messaging that leverages their multimedia content in a dynamic, new way.”

Hook Mobile is pioneering the next wave of text messaging innovation that enables mobile subscribers to send and receive multimedia content using the Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) feature on all multimedia and camera phones.. According to research firm IDC, by next year there will be approximately 80 million MMS subscribers in the US, leading to an anticipated $7.4 billion in new subscriber revenue. Hook Mobile is aiming to help carriers, media companies and major consumer brands take advantage of this trend with its “collectible content” programs. The Survivor content is available to subscribers on the Verizon Wireless, Cingular Wireless and Sprint networks immediately, and on T-Mobile by mid-October. 

“By introducing the peer-to-peer sharing of multimedia assets, mobile content is no longer a one-way proposition” said Casey Jones, SVP of Marketing for Hook Mobile. “We believe that digital assets will become the social currency of our generation, so compelling multimedia content like this  will fuel the coming explosion of MMS in the U.S.  Now content providers and marketers  have a dynamic new way to build loyalty and grow revenues through the mobile channel.” 

Hook Mobile, headquartered in Alexandria, VA, was founded by mobile and interactive marketing pioneers Brian Kathman, Peter Fuller and Casey Jones to deliver multimedia innovations to the mobile industry. The three founders patented the technology for Hook Mobile after identifying the need to “mobilize” existing fan communities in the sports, media, entertainment, and games markets in a way that drives viral appeal, loyalty and recurring revenue streams.  

To learn more about the Survivor trading card promotion, visit http://tradingcards.cbs.com

About Hook Mobile

Hook Mobile is pioneering the category of “mobile collectible content “with a patent-pending technology platform that introduces scarcity, random distribution, online collection and peer-to-peer trading to MMS wireless content. Founded by a team of mobile business, technology and marketing veterans, the company focuses on “generation content” and emerging trends in multimedia mobile marketing for entertainment, sports, consumer goods and gaming companies.  The company recently won a “Technology Pace Setter” award at “The New New Internet Conference” for Web 2.0 strategy. To learn more, visit www.hookmobile.com.

Media Contacts:

Jennifer Abelson                                                
Abelson Group                                      
781-279-0370                                                   
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Casey Jones
SVP Marketing, Hook Mobile
508-932-8311
[email protected]