Topics Mobile Tech News Sunday, December 17

Headlines

Contact us


Site search:
complete archives list




Site Sponsors:


Don't forget AT&T and Verizon promo codes at Sidepon.com to save money.


World's First Plug-In Cellular Phone Module
Posted: 14-Feb-2006 [Source: UTStarcom]

[UT Starcom demos cell phone module the size of two SIM cards enabling all the functions of a mobile phone making easy cell phone integration into a variety of portable devices possible.]

Barcelona -- UTStarcom, Inc. announced that the company will demonstrate its MobileCard technology with the world's first technology independent, modular mobile phone at 3GSM World Congress 2006. UTStarcom also announced today a licensing agreement with Tessera Technologies to use its miniaturization technology to develop the modular phones.

Equivalent to the size of two SIM cards and less than 3mm thickness, MobileCard technology is designed to enable all the essential functions of a mobile phone. With this technology, a regular phone is reduced to a "shell," which typically consists of mechanical housing, keypad, LCD, and speakers. Consumers can simply insert the module into the "shell" to have a complete phone.

UTStarcom's MobileCard technology was developed to create significant cost savings for mobile phone manufacturers. It is designed to eliminate the need for complex RF and baseband design during the mobile terminal development, which can result in simpler design and shorter development cycle. It can also significantly shorten the handset certification process, allowing the product to get to market much faster. As a standard part shared across many models, it may also help to reduce the inventory risk as well.

In addition, MobileCard technology can enable the easy integration of mobile communications with various portable devices, such as game consoles and music players, so as to allow consumers to enjoy the convenience of mobile communication everywhere they go. Operators can benefit from offering brand new services based on these new types of terminals.

More...

Back to Headlines...

Apple Watch Apple Watch

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Amazon Fire Amazon Fire

Samsung Z - Tizen Samsung Z - Tizen

LG G3 LG G3

HTC One mini 2 HTC One mini 2

OnePlus One OnePlus One

HTC One (M8) HTC One (M8)

Samsung Gear 2 Tizen Watch Samsung Gear 2 Tizen Watch

HP VoiceTab HP VoiceTab

T200 octa-core T200 octa-core

Nokia 2520 Tablet Nokia 2520 Tablet

Samsung Galaxy Round Samsung Galaxy Round

BlackBerry Z30 BlackBerry Z30

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C

Samsung Galaxy Mega Samsung Galaxy Mega

Sony SmartWatch 2 Sony SmartWatch 2

iOS 7 iOS 7

Jolla Jolla

BlackBerry Z10 BlackBerry Z10

Galaxy S 4 Galaxy S 4

Galaxy Note 8.0 Galaxy Note 8.0

Ubuntu on Tablets Ubuntu on Tablets

LG Optimus G Pro L-04E LG Optimus G Pro L-04E

Firefox OS Firefox OS

Sony Zperia Z Sony Zperia Z



 

Valid HTML 4.1!

RSS © 1999-2017 Traques LLC
All times recorded in UTC
webmaster@MobileTechNews.com