D2 Tech Shows Off WiMAX Mobile Phone Reference Design
Published on: 2nd Feb 2009
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VoIP applications developer, D2 Technologies says that it is offering private demonstrations of a complete reference design for the creation of WiMAX mobile phones. Built around the company's mCUE converged communications client, the reference design provides manufacturers with a turnkey software solution for developing and delivering WiMAX handsets and similar portable devices to market.
The reference software implementation is running on a dual-mode mobile platform running Linux on a Texas Instruments OMAP-based processor; this version is available immediately - with additional implementations on the Google Android and Microsoft Windows CE/Mobile platforms coming in the second quarter of 2009.
"The industry is pouring tremendous resources into the creation and delivery of a WiMAX infrastructure, and manufacturers will need a fast and cost-effective way to develop mobile devices that take advantage of the greater bandwidth, range and other benefits of this technology," said Doug Makishima, vice president of marketing and sales at D2 Technologies. "Our mCUE platform offers these companies a quick, easy and affordable path to the delivery of converged, unified WiMAX communications devices."