Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Ericsson signs license agreement with Parrot to bring more in-car Bluetooth devices to the market
Posted on 22-Jul-2003 20:49 | Tags Filed under: News

Ericsson Technology Licensing has signed a licensing agreement with Parrot, a provider of Bluetooth products for the automotive market. The license covers Ericsson's new Bluetooth baseband core, which holds the complete range of mandatory Bluetooth version 1.2 features.

The Ericsson Core Bluetooth Baseband Platform Q-E1 is based on the Bluetooth v1.2 specification with for example better voice and audio quality and improved coexistence with other wireless technologies.

Parrot will use Ericsson's Core Baseband to develop their own system-on-a-chip (SoC), Parrot5, to be used in Parrot's next
generation Bluetooth products. Parrot also has an option to license Ericsson's full portfolio of software and all profiles suitable for the automotive industry.

"We regard Parrot as a unique and important partner, due to their integrating capabilities as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), combined with their ability to develop system-on-a-chip for the Bluetooth market," says Maria Khorsand, President of Ericsson Technology Licensing. "Parrot is a pioneer and a major player in the automotive segment with handsfree products already on the market for numerous car manufacturers."

"Designing our next generation of chipset Parrot5 with Ericsson's Baseband Core allows us to bring a cost effective solution to the market in a very short time" says Nicolas Besnard, CTO of Parrot.

"We appreciate that Ericsson has long experience and dedication to Bluetooth and that they feel responsible for their solutions all the way to the consumer market, says Henri Seydoux, CEO of Parrot."


comments powered by Disqus
Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Geekzone giveaway: Huawei nova 3e smartphone
Created by freitasm, last reply by nitrotech on 21-Jul-2018 21:12 (74 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Can Chorus install fibre to neighbor's house without my consent
Created by Louis2099, last reply by insane on 21-Jul-2018 16:49 (39 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Air NZ no longer in the top 10 Airlines
Created by networkn, last reply by Tinkerisk on 19-Jul-2018 15:37 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Faulty Windscreen - Am I being unreasonable
Created by Wheelbarrow01, last reply by RunningMan on 21-Jul-2018 19:19 (29 replies)
Pages... 2


Recommendations for a Vaccuum Cleaner
Created by sidders80, last reply by sidders80 on 21-Jul-2018 21:04 (13 replies)

Mikrotik with Bridged Spark VDSL - traceroute missing first two hops
Created by sfrasernz, last reply by MadEngineer on 21-Jul-2018 15:42 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Identify a text message from 448110
Created by martyyn, last reply by sampler on 19-Jul-2018 10:25 (11 replies)

Approximate cost to reclad weatherside
Created by Taubin, last reply by Aredwood on 21-Jul-2018 18:42 (10 replies)