GlooLabs and Samsung SDS Partner to Launch GLOONET™ in Korea - Service to Enable Remote Access to Personal Multimedia Content

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Samsung SDS has partnered with GlooLabs to bring a suite of new multimedia media services to the Korean market. Consumers will be able to enjoy their entire digital music and photo collections from any cell phone, pc or set top box with a browser using the GlooNet-powered platform.

GlooLabs, Inc. today announced that Samsung SDS has licensed the GlooNet™ media platform. GlooLabs and Samsung SDS will work together to introduce innovative remote access services for personal digital content to the Korean market. These services, powered by GlooNet, will allow users to access their personal media (music, photos, and video) stored on a home computer or other media storage device from remote locations.

Samsung SDS is the leading IT services company in Korea, providing consulting, systems integration, IT outsourcing, and engineering outsourcing services. In collaboration with GlooLabs, Samsung SDS will develop a Korean version of the GlooNet service, demonstrating capabilities such as remote access to home music and photo collections from handheld devices such as mobile phones.

“We are very excited that Samsung SDS has chosen the GlooNet platform to enable remote access services in Korea,” said David Arfin, CEO of GlooLabs. “The combination of high broadband penetration and the proliferation of the digital lifestyle devices makes Korea an ideal market for GlooNet.”

The partnership between Samsung SDS and GlooLabs will enable rapid deployment of GlooNet powered service by Samsung and their partners. The initial services will highlight the ability to access photos stored on a home computer or set-top box from a mobile phone or a remote PC.

“The capabilities of the GlooNet platform make it an ideal solution for Samsung SDS,“ said Ted Kim, Chief Business Development Manager, Embedded Systems, at Samsung SDS. “GlooNet touches a variety of initiatives within Samsung Group and the fact that we were able to deploy a Samsung SDS branded site in a matter of days, is a testament to the robust and flexible platform that GlooLabs has developed.”

About GlooNet

GlooNet is a multimedia service that allows consumers to access their personal media (music, photos, video, and other files that reside on home computer) remotely. GlooLabs licenses its GlooNet technology to wireless carriers, broadband providers, handset manufacturers software companies and system integrators who desire to provide their customers with mobile access to personal media.

About GlooLabs

GlooLabs, Inc. has developed a multimedia platform for digital convergence technologies that enables companies to build innovative, next-generation consumer electronics devices for use in the home, office, and remote locations. The company licenses its GLOO™ technology to broadband providers, consumer electronics vendors, computer manufacturers, and network device manufacturers who develop products for the digital entertainment world. GlooLabs is a privately held company headquartered in Palo Alto, California. Investors include Innovent, an entrepreneurial innovation unit in Nokia (NYSE: NOK). For more information, visit or contact

About Samsung SDS

Samsung SDS is the leading IT services company in Korea that provides thought leadership based integrated IT services ranging from system integration to engineering outsourcing. With annual revenues of more than US$1.7 billion and employees of more than 7000 in 48 countries, Samsung SDS is poised to achieve its vision of becoming one of top 10 global IT services companies in the world by year 2010. For more information, visit

Copyright © 2005. GlooNet is a trademark of GlooLabs, Inc. All other brand or product names are or may be trademarks of, and are used to identify products or services of, their respective owners.

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