Microsoft made a worldwide
announcement
on the availability of Windows Mobile 6 one working day ago.
Today at the opening of the 3GSM Show in Barcelona, Marvell disclosed a collaboration
with Microsoft to support developers working on Windows Mobile 6, with the recently
introduced Marvell PXA3xx series application processors (internally code named
“Monahans”). According to Scott Phillips, Senior Product Manager of
Mobile and Embedded Devices at Microsoft Corp. “Marvell PXA processors
offer outstanding support for Windows Mobile powered devices, enabling the development
of the productivity applications and multimedia content that people can adopt
to personalize their Windows Mobile experience.”

Microsoft made a worldwide
announcement
on the availability of Windows Mobile 6 one working day ago.
Today at the opening of the 3GSM Show in Barcelona, Marvell disclosed a collaboration
with Microsoft to support developers working on Windows Mobile 6, with the recently
introduced Marvell PXA3xx series application processors (internally code named
“Monahans”). According to Scott Phillips, Senior Product Manager of
Mobile and Embedded Devices at Microsoft Corp. “Marvell PXA processors
offer outstanding support for Windows Mobile powered devices, enabling the development
of the productivity applications and multimedia content that people can adopt
to personalize their Windows Mobile experience.”

The Marvell platform enabling program provides a wide range of tools to independent
software vendors including development boards, board support packages, compilers,
debuggers, software optimization kits and multimedia and graphics libraries.

Marvell Expands its 3G Portfolio

At the same time, Marvell has reached an agreement with Motorola to license the Motorola TTPCom
cellular protocol software stack, which will enable the company to deliver a
comprehensive hardware and software platforms for 3G smartphone manufacturers.

Motorola’s TTPCom technology has shipped in hundred of millions of handsets
worldwide. The software stack Marvell is licensing enables dual-mode, low-power,
ultra-low cost 2.5 and 3G cellular handsets and will further enhance the Company’s
initiative to drive smartphone features into low-cost mainstream markets. Marvell’s
Cellular and Handheld Business Group has worked with Motorola TTPCom technology
for several years, porting the Motorola TTPCom stack to the PXA800 and PXA900
series of communications processors, which are already shipping in high volume.
With this agreement Marvell will be able to provide customized solutions for
its wireless communications processors and platforms.

Marvell PXA processors are currently shipping in volume in popular handheld
devices like Motorola Q, Motorola A1200 Ming, Motorola ROKR2, and RIM Blackberry
Pearl.