MANHASSET, N.Y. The Networks business of Motorola Inc.'s Brazilian subsidiary, Motorola Industrial Ltd., has announced it would $5 million over the next three years for two new research initiatives in Brazil.
These efforts will be focused on developing new applications for mobile and fixed telephony carriers and the continued development of Motorola's SoftSwitch technology. Research on these two new initiatives is scheduled to begin this month using simulated real world commercial network environments in Motorola laboratories at its Jaguariuna industrial and technological campus in Sao Paulo.
These software applications will be developed for global standards-based platforms including the CDMA and GSM technology families and will be used to meet the needs of Motorola clients worldwide. Additionally, the research effort will focus on customized and regional developments requested by carriers.
Products and research developed locally through these efforts will be used by Motorola worldwide.
These new research initiatives are part of Motorola's ongoing investment of its Technology Development Program in Brazil. Motorola has invested more than $175 million in the program since it was established in 1997.