BRISTOl, UK & MALMO, SWEDEN: Icera Inc., the mobile broadband semiconductor company, and Teleca, a leading supplier of solutions and services to the mobile industry, announced that Teleca has been selected to help develop an Android radio interface layer for Icera’s Espresso 4xx smartphone platform family based on its Livanto ICE806x baseband chips.
Pete Cumming, Icera´s VP Systems Engineering said: “Teleca´s extensive experience in developing Android solutions along with their proven track record for Android RIL, in particular, made them a compelling partner. The Android RIL being developed by Teleca will be a key component in Icera’s plan to launch Android solutions in 2011. We are looking forward to Teleca providing integration and customization support to our customers.”
“With a highly differentiated offering in software defined modems, Icera is emerging as a strong player in the highly competitive semiconductor market,” said Andrew Till, SVP Solutions Marketing, at Teleca.
“We expect this to be the beginning of a long term relationship. Teleca has experienced very strong growth in its Android based solution sales to both the traditional mobile device market and to the consumer electronics and automotive sectors. This latest project adds a new and significant client to Teleca´s customer base and further strengthens Teleca´s leadership in developing Android RIL implementations for new platforms and products.”