GPS-enabled silicon and premium software location platforms developer SiRF Technology Holdings announced a license and joint development deal with Intel. The companies will work to make location and wireless connectivity more mainstream across the next-generation mobile device ecosystem, teaming to market and sell location-enabled products to device makers. Per terms of the agreement, SiRF will also license certain technologies to Intel, and the firms will jointly develop future products for incorporation into Intel mobile platforms. The products will also be available for implementation across a range of mobile phones, handheld consumer devices and mobile web products.
"SiRF has a vision to bring the benefits of location enabled content and applications to the mainstream mobile consumer and enterprise markets," said SiRF founder and VP of marketing Kanwar Chadha in a prepared statement. "We look forward to working with Intel to develop innovative new products to realize the promise of location and wireless connectivity in future mobile devices."
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