DOCOMO to Enhance Cloud Services Under New “docomo cloud” Brand

Products & Services

TOKYO, JAPAN, May 16, 2012 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today it will newly launch or enhance services for DOCOMO smartphone and tablet users under its new “docomo cloud” brand beginning later this month.

On June 1, DOCOMO will launch, Mail-Hon’yaku-Concier™, an app that automatically translates text messages, such as e-mails and social networking messages, between Japanese and English/Chinese/Korean. The service uses cloud-based mobile interpretation technologies that DOCOMO currently is developing. At launch, it will be compatible with select DOCOMO smartphones and tablets running on Android™ 2.2 or higher.

From June, DOCOMO’s popular Shabette-Concier™ voice command-based app will be enhanced to provide precise answers to inquiries on a wide range of topics. The current app has received approximately 2 million downloads in just 10 weeks since its launch on March 1. Shabette-Concier also enables smartphone features to be operated by voice (Japanese only). Compatible devices include select DOCOMO smartphones and tablets running on Android 2.2 or higher.

In August, the new Photo Collection™ service will enable users to store up to 5 GB of photos and videos free of charge for an unlimited amount of time. Content can be uploaded, downloaded and viewed via PCs, smartphones and tablets. The service recognizes facial features and scenes for automatic sorting and grouping. Photo Collection will link to external services like Evernote®, Eye-Fi® and HighlightCam™ for easy browsing and sorting of data saved on these services. Compatible devices include select DOCOMO smartphones and tablets running on Android 4.0 or higher and PCs using Windows® XP, Windows Vista® or Windows 7 with Internet Explorer® 8 or higher.

Also in August, DOCOMO will enhance its dmarket® portal for smartphone and tablet apps and content. Content purchased from DOCOMO’s VIDEO Store, MUSIC Store, BOOK Store or ANIME Store can be enjoyed for no extra charge on multiple devices registered to the same subscriber. For example, a user can bookmark text or video on a smartphone and then later resume from the same bookmark using a tablet.

(Attachment) Using Mail-Hon’yaku-Concier

About NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMO is a world-leading integrated-services company centered on mobility. The company serves over 60 million mobile customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks, including a nationwide 3G network and one of the world’s first commercial LTE networks. Leveraging its unique capabilities as a mobile operator, DOCOMO is a leading developer of cutting-edge technologies for NFC mobile payments, mobile GPS, mobile TV, intuitive mobile assistance, environmental monitoring, smart grids and much more. Overseas, the company provides technical and operational expertise to eight mobile operators and other partner companies. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. Please visit www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english for more information.

Android is a trademark or registered trademark of Google Inc.
Evernote is a registered trademark of Evernote Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Eye-Fi is a registered trademark of Eye-Fi, Inc.
HighlightCam is a trademark of HighlightCam, Inc.
Windows, Windows vista and Internet Explorer are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
Mail-Honyaku-Concier, Shabette-Concier and dmarket are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DOCOMO, INC. in Japan and/or other countries.
Mail-Hon'yaku-Concier, Shabette-Concier, dmarket, VIDEO Store, MUSIC Store, BOOK Store and ANIME Store are only available to subscribers in Japan.

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