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 | 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."


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Single use plastic bags to be banned.
Created by Lastman, last reply by da5id on 18-Aug-2018 15:38 (230 replies)
Pages... 14 15 16


No contract business broadband
Created by Morozov, last reply by Peppery on 20-Aug-2018 20:35 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


Constant drop outs - 2D support not helpful
Created by Wolf555, last reply by Spyware on 20-Aug-2018 14:39 (15 replies)

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 useability questions
Created by MikeB4, last reply by MikeAqua on 20-Aug-2018 15:12 (14 replies)

Fuse Rating for Oven
Created by ADKM, last reply by sparkz25 on 21-Aug-2018 06:40 (37 replies)
Pages... 2 3


What network does Skinny piggy back off? $9 plan reliable?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by reven on 22-Aug-2018 12:50 (11 replies)

Google maps refusing to re-route
Created by xpd, last reply by frankv on 20-Aug-2018 12:23 (11 replies)

New neighbour wants new fence
Created by starcub, last reply by Wheelbarrow01 on 20-Aug-2018 09:57 (22 replies)
Pages... 2