17 September 2013

One Horizon Group Opens New Software R&D Centre in Ireland

Baar, Switzerland - 17 September 2013 - One Horizon Group, Inc. has opened a new software research and development office in the Nexus Innovation Centre on the campus of the University of Limerick in Ireland.

Brian Collins, Horizon founder and Chief Technology Officer of One Horizon commented, "Growing our software research and development capacity alongside academia underlines our commitment to continue to create new technologies that will extend the power of our Horizon Call platform. I am very pleased with the caliber of engineering talent we have been able to attract with our initial hires, who collectively have decades of experience in high level projects at leading tech companies.

"By locating our expanded team at the Nexus Innovation Centre, we are immersing ourselves in one of the best environments to foster creative thinking and will be able to access world-class academic resources that are essential to developing next-generation technologies. As ever, our goal is to continue to deliver software optimizations to the world of mobile data technologies. At Nexus, we believe we can do this in a focused software research and development environment like no other," added Mr. Collins. "In addition, we expect that our presence in Ireland will provide One Horizon will favorable tax advantages and research and development support in the future as we further develop our presence in the country."

Andrea Deverell, Manager of the Nexus Innovation Centre said, "By having high quality software businesses such as One Horizon innovating within our entrepreneurial eco-system here at Nexus, we look forward to continued and commercially viable technology transfers that will benefit all involved, now and into the future."

One Horizon Group Inc.'s business is to optimize communications over the Internet through its wholly owned subsidiary, Horizon Globex GmbH, Baar, which develops and markets one of the world's most bandwidth-efficient mobile voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) platforms for smartphones, and also offers a range of other optimized data applications including messaging and mobile advertising. Horizon Globex GmbH is an ISO 9001 and ISO 20000-1 certified company. The Company has operations in Switzerland, the United Kingdom, China, India, Singapore, Hong Kong and Ireland. 

Source: One Horizon Group Inc.