Corning and Soitec to Work Together on the Development of Advanced Substrates for OLED Mobile Displays
Corning Incorporated and the Soitec Group announced an agreement to work together on the development of high-performance silicon-on-glass (SiOG) substrates for the flat panel mobile display market. The two companies will focus their efforts on top-performance backplane substrate technology for organic light-emitting diode (OLED) mobile displays.
Motorola announced the launch of advanced Android development resources through MOTODEV, including a new App Accelerator Program and MOTODEV Studio for Android Beta. MOTODEV will offer developers early access to a new suite of Google Android developer tools and programs, along with the opportunity to attend the next MOTODEV Summit in San Diego, CA, on October 6, for advanced training and information-gathering. The program is intended to accelerate the development of applications to be used on Motorola's mobile devices using the Android operating system scheduled to ship later this year.
Tata Communications, the leading provider of new world communications, together with F-Secure, the global leading provider of security as a service through ISPs and mobile operators, today announced their partnership to offer mobile phone security services in India. With this partnership, Tata Communications will be the first to offer F-Secure's award winning complete Mobile Security package, which includes virus protection, malware protection and an integrated firewall, to over 50 million smart phone users in India.
STMicroelectronics Encourages Standardized Battery Chargers for Mobile Devices with Introduction of Integrated Protection IC
STMicroelectronics, a world leader in protection ICs, has introduced a new IC for cellphones and mobile devices that will help combat the environmental impact of large numbers of battery chargers discarded when their owners upgrade to newer equipment. With about one billion handsets now shipping each year, this could save over 500 million scrap chargers, worldwide.
Cypress TrueTouch Touchscreen Solution Enables Users to "Touch the HD Brilliance" on Hot New Samsung I8910 Phone
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. announced that Samsung Electronics Company Ltd. has selected the TrueTouch solution from Cypress to implement the touchscreen in the new I8910 mobile phone. The I8910, also known as the OMNIAHD, lets users “Touch the HD Brilliance” of the world’s first phone with 720P high-definition video recording and super vivid 3.7” AMOLED display.