MCCI Corporation, the world's leading supplier of Universal Serial Bus (USB) software technology for the mobile phone industry, today announced that its host-side driver solution has been deployed by KDDI, a leading mobile network operator in Japan. MCCI's Linux-based driver functionality is now included in KDDI's au BOX, a convergence set-top box that offers a "PC-free" connection to the Internet and allows users to download movies and music on their mobile phones and televisions from KDDI's online music and video store. The multi-faceted au BOX can rip audio CD content for transfer to the phone, and it can receive music downloads from the ChakuUta Full service via an au phone. Read the complete English-language release here. Read the Japanese-language release here.