W-Link Signs Strategic Alliance Agreement With WIDCOMM.Business Editors & High-Tech Writers
HSINCHU, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 12, 2001
W-Link Systems Inc. and WIDCOMM Inc. today jointly announced their partnership in the development of short-range wireless products.
W-Link Systems Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary Wholly Owned Subsidiary
A subsidiary whose parent company owns 100% of its common stock.
In other words, the parent company owns the company outright and there are no minority owners. of D-Link, a leading worldwide provider of innovative wireless products and solutions. WIDCOMM is a wireless connectivity platform company, providing software and designs to enable Bluetooth and 802.11 wireless connectivity. This announcement signifies the start of a long-term strategic alliance to jointly develop, manufacture and market short-range wireless products.
Under terms of the agreement, W-Link will license WIDCOMM's BTE (Bluetooth Embedded Software Instructions that permanently reside in a ROM or flash memory chip. Embedded software may be immediately available to the CPU or, for faster execution, may be transferred to RAM first and then executed. ), BTW "By the way." See digispeak.
(chat) BTW - By the way. (Bluetooth Communications Software (communications, software) communications software - Application programs, operating system components, and probably firmware, forming part of a communication system. These different software components might be classified according to the functions within the Open Systems for Windows), and BTW-CE (Bluetooth Communications Software for Windows CE (Windows Consumer Electronics) Microsoft's version of Windows for handheld devices and embedded systems that use x86, ARM, MIPS and SHx CPUs. Windows CE .NET superseded Windows CE 3.0. ). W-Link will also manufacture the BlueGate 2500 Access Point for WIDCOMM, and will license WIDCOMM technology in order to develop and manufacture an access point product for the SOHO Soho (sōhō`, sə–), district of Westminster, London, England, known for its continental restaurants. Once a fashionable quarter, it became popular among writers and artists in the 19th cent. market. WIDCOMM and W-Link will also jointly develop and market other Bluetooth-enabled and 802.11x wirelessly-enabled products.
This alliance will link WIDCOMM's Bluetooth wireless connectivity expertise with W-Link's product development and manufacturing strength. It will also allow WIDCOMM to leverage the established worldwide distribution channels of D-Link, W-Link's parent company.
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3. Dr. John Chow, President of W-Link, "The strategic alliance with WIDCOMM is win-win. It's mutually beneficial Adj. 1. mutually beneficial - mutually dependent
dependent - relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture" because the two companies complement one another in expertise and because the convergence of our product road maps creates natural synergies."
"D-Link is a global leader in wireless LAN access points," said Hiep Pham, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of WIDCOMM. "We're excited to collaborate with W-Link, to combine our technical strengths with their manufacturing, distribution and marketing expertise. Our shared goal is to bring new wireless solutions and products to market quickly and efficiently."
WIDCOMM Inc. ("Wireless Internet and Data/Voice Communications") is a leading provider of Bluetooth and 802.11 short-range wireless connectivity solutions. WIDCOMM, the first company to bring certified Bluetooth software to the world, is now the market leader in supplying Bluetooth software and systems to semiconductor, communications and computing device OEMs. The company's mission is to help these customers bring complete, interoperable and seamless wireless connectivity solutions to market quickly and easily. For more information, please visit www.widcomm.com.
W-Link, founded in October 2000 (one of the primary investors is D-Link, a major supplier of networking products), is based in the Hsinchu Science-based Industrial Park. With a team of top-notch professionals, W-Link is dedicated to the R&D, manufacturing, marketing and sales of innovative, practical and affordable wireless products for the global RF-wireless markets. W-Link, a rising star in wireless technology, is focused on bringing wireless solutions to every home and office in the world.
Bluetooth is a trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., U.S.A and licensed to WIDCOMM. Windows and Windows-CE are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.