SAN DIEGO, Jul 27, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVTL), a leading provider of wireless broadband access solutions, today announced the availability of its MiFi Web server Common Gateway Interface (CGI) for the MiFi Developer Program. Easy to understand, the interfaces are targeted for both novice and advanced developers. The release of these interfaces will promote the acceleration of the MiFi ecosystem, by allowing the Company to harness the creative power of potentially thousands of Internet programmers. Releasing the Web server CGI is designed as the first step in enabling developers to leverage MiFi's open CGI interface and access the on-board processing capabilities of the MiFi line of Intelligent Mobile Hotspots.
In conjunction with this announcement, developers will be able to download the MiFi CGI API Programmer Guide from the Novatel Wireless Developer's Lounge at www.novatelwireless.com/lounge. The API applies to the current MiFi generation of products (2200, 2352) and future generations. Developers will also be able to access a Novatel support forum, get tips from fellow developers and make suggestions for further MiFi enhancements.
"We are very excited about opening the software interfaces of MiFi to the developer community," said Rob Hadley, CMO of Novatel Wireless. "This is the first of several steps in building a vibrant third party developer community and enabling the development and distribution of advanced enterprise and consumer applications that extend the software power of the MiFi line of Intelligent Mobile Hotspots."
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Novatel Wireless, Inc. is a leader in the design and development of innovative wireless broadband access solutions based on 3G and 4G WCDMA (HSPA & UMTS), CDMA and GSM technologies. Novatel Wireless' USB modems, embedded modules, Intelligent Mobile Hotspot products and software enable high-speed wireless Internet access on leading wireless data networks. The Company delivers specialized wireless solutions to carriers, distributors, OEMs and vertical markets worldwide. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Novatel Wireless is listed on NASDAQ: NVTL. For more information please visit www.novatelwireless.com. (NVTLG)
This release may contain forward-looking statements, which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended to date. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. A number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements contained herein. These factors include risks relating to technological changes, new product introductions, continued acceptance of Novatel Wireless' products and dependence on intellectual property rights. These factors, as well as other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, are discussed in more detail in Novatel Wireless' filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (available at www.sec.gov) and other regulatory agencies.
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