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KYOCERA Wireless Teams with Complete Innovations to Create Fleet Complete, Featuring Award-Winning Kyocera 200 Module

Turnkey Fleet Management Tool Seamlessly Integrates Mobile Resources And Corporate Networks in Real-Time
SAN DIEGO, Calif. and RICHMOND HILL, Ontario -- (August 1, 2005) -- Kyocera Wireless Corp., a leading global manufacturer of CDMA wireless handsets and machine to machine modules, and Complete Innovations, a leading global provider of mission critical operational solutions for mobile workforce and transportation-related companies, today announced Complete Innovations' new "Fleet Complete" resource management and tracking solution using the award-winning Kyocera 200 Module. The turnkey solution combines Kyocera's leading CDMA technology with easy-to-use software for real-time, wireless, two-way data transmission and communication to manage all aspects of fleet and mobile workforce operations. The Complete Innovations Fleet Complete solution has been approved for use with one of the largest CDMA wireless carriers in Canada.

Fleet Complete uses the Kyocera 200 Module in the MGS AVL solution to enable seamless communication that easily integrates fleet and mobile workforces with their corporate networks. The Fleet Complete solution collects vital information such as vehicle location and refrigerated truck temperatures in the field and delivers it, on-demand, to project managers and staff for immediate feedback. This allows for real-time query, in-field task assignment and adjustment, mapping and routing, event tracking and scheduling as well as historical playback and analytical reporting to improve fleet and workforce efficiency and streamline asset distribution and deployment.

Fleet Complete empowers customers in trucking and transportation, field-service industries, delivery and distribution, construction and public works industries by offering a superior fleet management tool that improves overall efficiency, streamlines mobile asset distribution and deployment, reroutes vehicles based on real-time location and proximity to clients, optimizes fleet repair schedules, increases safety and security of employees and much more.

"With the Kyocera 200 Module, Fleet Complete leverages our superior CDMA technology to deliver wireless, two-way communication and GPS monitoring that allows staff to interact and react in real-time with up-to-the-minute information from the field," said Dean Fledderjohn, general manager of the M2M division at Kyocera Wireless Corp. "Complete Innovation's fleet management solution delivers a dynamic and easy-to-use tool that improves overall business efficiencies with on-demand communication of mission-critical information."

"We needed a wireless communications technology partner who could provide the sophisticated tools mobile enterprises need to better track fleets and measure performance on-demand to keep a competitive edge in the marketplace," said Dror Nir, Fleet Complete Product Manager, Complete Innovations. "By easily integrating the Kyocera 200 module in our MGS 104 and 108 two-way data components, we've been able to immediately offer our customers a superior fleet management tool to improve enterprise efficiency, communication and increase overall ROI."

About the Kyocera 200 Module
The Kyocera 200 Module is designed to enable M2M and telemetry applications such as vehicle location, SCADA, asset tracking, remote metering or security, wireless vending, exception reporting and wireless point-of-sale terminals. The module is equipped with tri-mode capability (including AMPS), A-GPS position location capability and support for IS-2000 data rates. Other features and functions include two-way Short Messaging Service (SMS) capabilities; simple and mobile IP; AT command interface; dual UARTs; analog audio; two RF connectors; high-speed packet- and circuit-switched data; and support for both 13k QCELP and EVRC vocoders.

The developer's kit and programming tools to support integration of wireless capability into OEM products and systems are available for purchase by module customers. For additional information, please visit www.kyocera-wireless.com/m2m-business.

About Kyocera Wireless Corp.
Kyocera Wireless Corp. is a leading supplier of innovative, feature-rich CDMA wireless devices and accessories for customers worldwide. Kyocera Wireless maintains an operating belief in the genius of simplicity and strives to make the wireless experience as simple and intuitive as humanly possible. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyocera International Inc., which acquired QUALCOMM Incorporated's CDMA consumer wireless phone business in February 2000. Based in San Diego, the company is ISO-14001 and ISO-9001 certified and has won city, state and federal awards for its environmentally friendly manufacturing and recycling practices. For more information, please visit www.kyocera-wireless.com.

Kyocera Corporation (NYSE: KYO), the parent and global headquarters of the Kyocera Group, was founded in 1959 as a producer of advanced ceramics. By combining these engineered materials with metals and plastics, and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera has become a leading supplier of telecommunications equipment, semiconductor packages, electronic components, cameras, laser printers, copiers, solar energy systems and industrial ceramics. During the year ended March 31, 2005, Kyocera Corporation's consolidated net sales totaled approximately US$11 billion (JP¥ 1,180,655 million) with net income of approximately US$429 million (JP¥ 45,908 million).

About Complete Innovations Inc.
Complete Innovations Inc. is a leading global provider of mission critical operational solutions for mobile workforce and transportation-related companies. With over 300 customers across North America, Complete Innovations is the 9th fastest growing company in Canada (2003 Profit HOT 50.)

The Courier Complete Operations Management software is an easy-to-use, Windows-based courier operations solution specifically designed for the courier, messenger, expediting and distribution industries. Courier Complete automates the front office, back-end business and in-field courier processes, including online customer order entry, accounts receivable, real-time delivery tracking, and account information. For further information on the most widely used courier management software in North America, visit: www.couriercomplete.com.

The Fleet Complete solution is a turnkey fleet and mobile resource operations management and tracking software which seamlessly integrates your fleet with the corporate network. It enables real-time fleet management and tracking, monitors on-board sensors such as temperature in refrigerated trailers and improves fleet efficiency with real-time in-field information and communication. For more information, visit: www.fleetcomplete.com.

© 2005 Kyocera Wireless Corp. Kyocera is a registered trademark of Kyocera Corporation. All other marks are properties of their respective owners. All other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

Contacts

Kyocera Wireless Corp.
Brad Shewmake
phone: 1-(858) 882-2028
e-mail: shewmake@kyocera-wireless.com

LPI Communications for Kyocera Wireless
Ellen Lynch/Leasa Ireland
phone: 1-(415) 225-2240
e-mail: leasa@lpicommunications.com

Complete Innovations
Christy Dagonas
phone: 1-(905) 709-0863 x 245
e-mail: christyd@completeinnovations.com

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