CHICAGO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ --

- Industry's most advanced, high performance, open mobile browsing solution

Novarra, the Internet Mobility(TM) Company, introduces their Vision Browser Version 8.0 for operators and device manufacturers, which works seamlessly with a broad range of mobile gateways including Novarra's own highly scalable and standards-based Vision mobile internet and multimedia server. The solution provides full, rich web browsing, widgets, streaming video and next generation mobile internet services across all handsets - from smartphones to feature phones to emerging market devices. Through Novarra's analytics and reporting, operators can easily understand customer behavior to best monetize, tune and enhance services. Novarra will be demonstrating the latest version of the Vision micro-browser at CTIA this week at booth 4916.

Vision micro-browser version 8.0 continues Novarra's history of innovation with new advanced features including:

- Seven user viewing options including Snapshot, Slideshow, PC magnifier, pan and zoom, as well as personal password manager and other mobile usability enhancements to drive uptake and usage - 'Touch-to-focus' for touch screens, enhanced fonts and content prioritization enhancements for easy viewing and navigation - Embedded widget runtime engine and icon-based on-device portal for app store UI and next generation services - Improved SSL handling for secure site access and transactions - Expanded multimedia, Flash and streaming web video support - Core performance upgrades to improve page load time and over the air data payload

The Vision platform delivers fast, simple access to billions of web pages while continuously enabling the latest website technologies including multimedia, widgets, and personalized content, comments Simon Hunt, vice president, product management for Novarra. Market feedback for the comprehensive platform and superior user experience has been very positive. We believe it is important to design open solutions that meet industry standards and deliver proven scalability for mass-market adoption.

About Novarra - Novarra, the Internet Mobility Company, provides a high performance mobile internet product suite for operators and internet brands to create new services and revenue streams for smartphones and mobile broadband devices to mass-market feature phones and emerging market handsets. The patented architecture is open standards-based and designed for high volume mobile consumer deployments. The solutions deliver a high quality mobile user experience for services including full rich web, search, widgets, personalization, video and advertising as well as support for mobile sites, next generation portals and mobile app stores. Global, commercial deployments over 7 years on both 2.5G and 3G networks have proven consumer satisfaction, uptake and increased data services revenues.

Contacts: Europe: Annette Leach Hotwire PR +44-0-20-7608-2500 North America: Greg Venne Topaz Partners +1-781-404-2400

Europe, Annette Leach of Hotwire PR, +44-0-20-7608-2500,; or North America, Greg Venne of Topaz Partners, +1-781-404-2400,, both for Novarra