NTT DOCOMO Appoints Technology Industry Veteran Mark Tapling CEO Of PacketVideo

     NTT DOCOMO Appoints Technology Industry Veteran Mark Tapling CEO Of

Tapling Will Lead Pioneering Software Company to Next Phase of Growth Focused
on Multi-Platform Media Solutions

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO and TOKYO, Feb. 7, 2013

SAN DIEGO and TOKYO, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --PacketVideo, a fully-owned
subsidiary of NTT DOCOMO, INC., today announced that Mark Tapling has joined
the company as CEO and President. Mr. Tapling brings over 20 years of
progressive experience in the strategy, growth and financial management of
technology companies to his new position at PacketVideo, where he will focus
on solidifying the company's leadership position in the media technology

In conjunction with the appointment of Mr. Tapling, PacketVideo founder and
former CEO James Brailean, Ph.D. will leave the company to pursue other
interests. Dr. Brailean will serve as an informal advisor to PacketVideo
during the transition period.

"DOCOMO is pleased to welcome Mark into the business, and we are looking
forward to working with him to enable a new generation of success," said
Tomoya Hemmi, Director of Product Department at NTT DOCOMO. "We greatly
appreciate Jim's enormous contribution to the business and wish him well in
the future. We continue to be a very strong supporter of PacketVideo as a
company as well as a satisfied customer of the Twonky product line."

Prior to PacketVideo, Mr. Tapling most recently served as CEO of SDL plc
Language Technologies following SDL's acquisition of Language Weaver, where he
led the company's launch of the first commercial SaaS application for high
speed statistical machine translation. Mr. Tapling has served as the CEO and
director of both public and private firms, through all stages of company
growth, and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 People to Watch in
Knowledge Management. A former recipient of the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur
of the Year award, Mr. Tapling received his B.S.from Michigan State

"PacketVideo is an exciting company with an impressive history of innovation,
a strong global presence, and a rich technology portfolio that solves real
problems for consumer electronics manufacturers, carriers and content
distributors," said Mr. Tapling. "I see tremendous opportunities ahead for an
even wider audience, and I am honored to be asked to lead the company to the
next phase of its growth. I would like to personally thank Jim for his fine
work building the company over the past 15 years, and I am looking forward to
working with our team and customers at PacketVideo."

"I have had a wonderful time building PacketVideo over the last 15 years, and
I am proud of the many accomplishments our team was able to achieve together,"
said Dr. Brailean. "I am confident that Mark will do an excellent job leading
the company into the future, and I wish him and the team nothing but continued

The core product offering from PacketVideo is Twonky, a technology ecosystem
that enables the seamless sharing of virtually any type of media content
across the connected home. For more information on Twonky, visit

Founded in 1998, PacketVideo is the software pioneer powering the world's
leading multimedia services on millions of home and mobile devices. For more
information, visit ( PV's line of
consumer software.

Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:This press release contains
"forward-looking statements" for purposes of the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no
assurances that forward-looking statements will be achieved, and actual events
or results could differ materially from the events or results predicted by
such statements. Important factors that could cause actual events or results
to differ materially are discussed in greater detail in the filings of
NTTDOCOMOwith the Securities and Exchange Commission. All such documents are
available through the SEC's website PacketVideo makes no
commitment to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect
subsequent changes in events or circumstances except as may be required
pursuant to applicable law.

For PacketVideo:
Tom Huntington

SOURCE PacketVideo

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