SAN JOSE, Calif. GPS chip specialist SiRF Technology Holdings Inc. has signed a license and joint development agreement with Intel Corp.
As part of this agreement, SiRF has licensed certain technologies to Intel and will help co-develop certain future products that will be available for incorporation into Intel mobile platforms. The companies have agreed to jointly market and sell these products for use in a wide range of devices, such as mobile internet devices, mobile phones and handheld consumer devices.
"Synergy between wireless internet connectivity and location based services are integral part of our vision for the future of mobile internet devices and notebooks," said Raviv Melamed, general manager of the Mobile Wireless Group at Intel, in a statement.
"Our collaboration with SiRF will enable us to bring highly integrated solutions combining industry leading WiMAX/WiFi connectivity and location capability to mobile internet device and notebook customers worldwide," he said.