TITLE

For the good of the phone

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Portable Design;Mar2004, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses why the Mobile Industry Processor Interface Alliance was formed in 2004. The mobile communications industry decided to converge and produce one specification that all mobile phone manufacturers can comply under this organization. The group consists of handset manufacturers, semiconductor vendors, peripheral manufacturers and operating system, middleware and application developers. The goal of the alliance is to simplify the design and implementation of hardware and software by driving consistency in application-processor interfaces, promoting reuse and compatibility in mobile devices. The author of this article also listed the founders of the organization.
ACCESSION #
12514501

 

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