Motorola Named TTPCom's Preferred Provider of Energy Systems for Wireless Communications Products.
ATLANTA & CAMBRIDGE, England--July 3, 2001--Motorola Energy Systems Group, a business unit of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and provider of complete energy systems solutions for portable devices, recently announced a strategic alliance with TTP Communications plc (TTPCom), a world leading independent supplier of technology for the wireless communications sector.
TTPCom develops intellectual property (IP) for wireless communication terminals, such as mobile phones and PDAs, and supplies its IP to semiconductor and terminal manufacturers. The company's product design service includes complete customisable designs for GSM/GPRS terminals that are suitable for existing and aspiring terminal manufacturers or for brand name owners looking to develop a branded device. As a preferred provider of the energy systems for TTPCom, Motorola Energy Systems Group will provide equipment manufacturers with the benefit of an optimised energy system for TTPCom's turnkey designs.
"We are seeing an increasing number of the world's leading handset manufacturers outsourcing their production, particularly to Asian OEMs. Customers using TTPCom's turnkey designs are well placed to take advantage of these opportunities, but in order to do this effectively we must ensure that our terminals use competitive and high quality components," said Richard Fry, sales director at TTPCom. "An alliance with Motorola Energy Systems Group ensures that we can offer our customers the very latest and best energy system solutions."
"We are excited about our role as the preferred provider of energy systems to TTPCom. With TTPCom's systems integration expertise and Motorola's energy system design knowledge, OEMs have the assurance that their products will deliver the performance required by today's wireless devices," said Mike Robinson, vice president and general manager, Motorola Energy Systems Group. "TTPCom's turnkey designs provide a competitive edge to OEMs who must reduce product development cycle time and deliver products that meet the increasing demands of consumers."
Motorola Energy Systems Group (ESG) is a business unit of the Motorola Integrated Electronic Systems Sector (IESS). ESG provides complete, integrated energy systems solutions for portable electronics leveraging a broad range of technologies and systems expertise. ESG's portfolio of lithium energy systems solutions for portable electronics includes a full range of embedded, internal and external battery capacities and sizes with complementary power supplies and charge control circuits. IESS is a leading provider of advanced electronic products and systems for customers integrating electronics into their products. Motorola IESS solutions provide the brains - the DigitialDNA(TM) - that make electronic systems simpler, safer, smarter and more synchronised.
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) is a global leader in providing integrated communications solutions and embedded electronic solutions. Sales in 2000 were $37.6 billion. More information can be found at www.motorola.com/esg.
About TTP Communications plc
Based in Cambridge, UK, TTP Communications plc (LSE: TTC) through its subsidiary TTPCom Limited, develops technology intellectual property used in the design and manufacture of wireless communication terminals. TTPCom licenses its technology to semiconductor manufacturers including Analog Devices, Intel, Hitachi and STMicroelectronics, and to leading terminal manufacturers worldwide. TTPCom is developing technology for future generations of GSM, such as GPRS and EDGE; Third Generation (3G) terminals; and for the Bluetooth(TM) short-range wireless communications system. Over 50 separate terminal designs using TTPCom's hardware and software technology have achieved the key milestone of Full Type Approval (FTA). TTPCom also offers complete IP and handset design for manufacturers seeking to bring products to market quickly but without the risks of development. More information can be found at TTPCom's website at www.ttpcom.com.
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|Date:||Jul 3, 2001|
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