Microsoft and Nokia join forces with Windows Phone 7 – what does this mean for ARM Partners?
Windows Phone 7 is a key operating system in mobile and guess what at Mobile World Congress 2011 it is only available on ARM based chipsets. Katie Morgan caught up with ARM Partner Microsoft to discuss Nokia Windows Phone 7 announcement and plans for new feature support on such as CDMA, IE9, HTML5, and multitasking on Windows Phone 7 platform.
LTE support is a big story at MWC – Meet ARM Partner Mindspeed at MWC
Why use ARM processors in pico base station technology? Using lower cost and lower power ARM platforms like Mindspeed’s Transcede platform reduces OPEX costs for these base stations – OPEX accounts for over 80% of the costs of running these basestations according to Alan Taylor of Mindspeed. Lakshmi Mandyam spoke to Alan about the success of Mindspeed’s ARM-based Transcede platform and where ARM technology fits.
Femtocell deployment expected to reach 5M strong in 2011 – According to ARM Partner Picochip
ARM processor and security technology is key to the deployment of Femtocell technology. Lakshmi Mandyam caught up with Rupert Baines on the deployment of Femtocell technology, the importance of ARM Trustzone security technology to these platforms, and Picochip’s use of ARM multi-core technology in future LTE solutions.
Do you love Angry Birds yet? This fun game leverages the ARM Native Development Kit and OpenGL ES
Katie Morgan was able to speak to Rovio (creators of Angry Birds) on why they choose to leverage the ARM native design kit in the Android platform in the Angry Bird application and the importance of graphics standards like OpenGL ES to high performance game development.
Kerry McGuire Balanza, Director of Strategic Marketing, ARM, Growing up in a tiny little technology town and then moving to Austin to work in the mobile industry has led to a lifetime of being a technology groupie. Fascinated by the changing technical industry and the impact of technology on society trends, she enjoys watching the industry evolve by working with the best of ARM’s partners.
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