Intel and Symbian to Deliver Data-enabled Mobile Phone Platform; Symbian OS and Intel XScale Technology Optimization Will Offer Extended Capabilities for Mobile Phones and Applications.Business/Technology Editors
SYMBIAN DEVELOPER EXPO, LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 24, 2002
Intel Corporation (company) Intel Corporation - A US microelectronics manufacturer. They produced the Intel 4004, Intel 8080, Intel 8086, Intel 80186, Intel 80286, Intel 80386, Intel 486 and Pentium microprocessor families as well as many other integrated circuits and personal computer networking and Symbian have completed the optimization of the latest version of Symbian's operating system operating system (OS)
Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs. for data-enabled cellular phones, Symbian OS An open standard operating system for data-enabled mobile phones (smartphones) from Symbian Ltd., London (www.symbian.com). It supports Java, PC synchronization, Bluetooth local wireless access and GPRS packet-switched data. version 7.0, to support Intel applications processors based on the Intel(R) XScale(TM) technology. Symbian and Intel plan to ship a board support package including the Symbian OS version 7.0 to help developers accelerate the process of designing next-generation cellular phones and applications utilizing these technologies.
Intel and Symbian worked together to optimize Symbian OS version 7.0 to provide rich multimedia and wireless capabilities for Intel(R) Personal Internet Client Architecture (Intel (R) PCA (tool, programming) PCA - A dynamic analyser from DEC giving information on run-time performance and code use. ), Intel's development blueprint for designing wireless handheld communication devices that combine voice communications and Internet access See how to access the Internet. capabilities. Symbian has licensed its operating system to manufacturers representing more than 70 percent of the world's mobile phone industry. The board support package will help support new and existing Symbian OS licensees as well as software developers.
"We're pleased to see the continuing cooperation between Intel and Symbian and a shared vision of growing the wireless data market segment. The close relationship we have with Intel is allowing us to target new phone manufacturers with solutions that extend the capabilities of Symbian OS. Symbian sees optimization for Intel PCA solution as key to realizing the speed and performance benefits that these new mobile phones will deliver, with compelling multimedia services, to end users." said David Wood David Wood may refer to:
"The wireless industry is beginning a significant shift from simple voice-only phones to data-enabled smartphones that combine communications, wireless Internet access and computing functionality," said Tony Sica, Intel vice president, Wireless Communications wireless communications
System using radio-frequency, infrared, microwave, or other types of electromagnetic or acoustic waves in place of wires, cables, or fibre optics to transmit signals or data. and Computing Group, and group marketing director, Wireless Communications and Computing Group. "The latest Symbian OS optimized for Intel XScale technology is the result of close cooperation between our two companies and a shared vision to help bring data applications and services to mobile phones."
As part of their ongoing cooperation, Intel and Symbian will share key information to benefit participants of the Symbian Developer Network and members of the Intel PCA Developer Network. The companies participating in these networks are leaders in building applications and services for a global mass-market of advanced, programmable mobile phones on both the Symbian OS and Intel PCA. Their respective global ecosystems help provide system integrators, original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers and independent software vendors with the hardware and software assistance they need to bring products to market more quickly.
In May, Intel will begin shipping the Intel DBPXA250 development system with the optimized Symbian OS board support package to mobile phone manufacturers and software developers building products using the Intel(R) PXA250 and Intel(R) PXA210 applications processors. The development systems will include a number of optimized development tools including a compiler and the Intel XScale microarchitecture XDB XDB Lille, France (Airport Code)
XDB Extended Database
XDB Extended Debugger
XDB Xml Data Base
XDB Extended Data Base
XDB External Data Base
XDB Execute Disable Bit
XDB Extra Dynamic Bass JTAG (Joint Test Action Group) An IEEE standard for boundary scan technology. See scan technology.
JTAG - Joint Test Action Group Debugger for Symbian OS. Intel will provide additional tools including the Intel(R) Integrated Performance Primitives Overview
Intel's Integrated Performance Library (Intel IPP) is a library of multi-core-ready, optimized software functions for multimedia and data processing applications, produced by Intel. (Intel IPP (Internet Printing Protocol) A protocol for printing and managing print jobs over the Internet using HTTP. Initially conceived by Novell, Xerox and others, the IETF made it a standard in 2000 that includes authentication and encryption. See printing protocol and LPD. ) and support for wireless technologies like GSM/GPRS, 802.11, and Bluetooth.
More information on how developers can start evaluating Symbian OS and its integrated Intel PXA250 and Intel PXA210 applications processor support can be found at http://developer.intel.com and information on the Symbian Developer Network can be found at www.symbian.com/developer. Information about the Intel PCA Developer Network and the Intel DBPXA250 development system can be found at www.intel.com/pca.
Symbian supplies an operating system to the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers enabling them to create mobile phones which combine voice communications, wireless Internet access and computing functionality. Ericsson, Nokia and Psion are already shipping Symbian OS devices. Other licensees of Symbian OS include Fujitsu, Kenwood, Motorola, Panasonic, Sanyo, Siemens and Sony. For more information on Symbian see www.symbian.com.
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