Motorola Announces Smartphone Reference Design
Feb 13, 2003, 9:46 AM by (staff)
Motorola today announced the i.Smart GSM/GPRS smartphone reference design, designed to help get OEMs' design concepts up and running on a 2.5G network in as few as 90 days. The design is based on Motorola's i.250 Innovative Convergence Platform and the i.MX media extension applications processor. The integrated platform is designed to allow advanced voice, image, video and data capability with an open standards interface. The platform is capable of supporting eLinux, Symbian OS®, Microsoft® Windows®CE, and PalmOS operating systems.
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