Calypso Wireless acquires Sleipner

Handset designer Calypso Wireless reports it has finalized the acquisition of Sleipner, an Italian designer of VoIP and other IP software for enterprise wireless handheld devices. Calypso says the move will enable it to enhance the technology on its C1250i WiFi-GSM-GPRS VoIP smart phone. The deal's terms were not disclosed.

Calypso is best known for its ASNAP technology, which allows mobile phones to automatically switch between cellular and wireless networks. Sleipner's software enhances and helps implement ASNAP.

For more on Calypso's acquisition of Sleipner:
- read this Calypso press release