Ericsson Technology Licensing today announced that the company has become a member of IBM's Blue Logic Intellectual Property Collaboration program.
Feb 6, 2003 - The agreement means that Ericsson's Bluetooth baseband design solutions will be available for IBM ASIC design applications. The solution will be offered in both 0.18 and 0.13-micron process.
"We believe that the best way to drive the Bluetooth market forward is to partner with other world leading companies. IBM is a world leading ASIC manufacturer and we are looking forward to introducing our technology in their process," said Maria Khorsand, president of Ericsson Technology Licensing.
"IBM's long standing relationship with Ericsson has already brought highly integrated system-on-chip solutions to the mobile infrastructure market," said Tom Reeves, Vice President, ASIC product group, IBM Microelectronics. "Now as part of our IP collaboration program, Ericsson can help increase the offerings in the IBM library of solutions."
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Ericsson Technology Licensing develops state-of-the-art Bluetooth design solutions optimized for mobile communication, computing and media devices. As a major driving force behind the Bluetooth initiative, we have been instrumental in the development of Bluetooth wireless technology from a simple idea into a widely acclaimed industry standard. Our complete portfolio of Bluetooth baseband, radio, software, qualification, training and services provides semiconductor and original equipment manufacturers the fastest, most reliable course for implementing Bluetooth wireless technology in new products.
Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communication through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication in the world.