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8/4/2008
02:23 PM
Jake Widman
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LiMo Foundation Signs Up New Partners, Devices

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The open-source mobile consortium, a rival to Google Android and Nokia's Symbian Foundation, announced eleven new company members and several new devices.The LiMo Foundation's members now number more than 50, with the addition of Cellon, Esmertec, Freescale Semiconductor, Longcheer Holdings, MIZI Research, Movial, PacketVideo, SK Innoace, Telecom Italia, VirtualLogix and ZTE. New offerings from Motorola, NEC, And Panasonic--making a total of 21 from the Foundation--include 3G/HSDPA roaming capabilities, GPS, mobile TV and advanced video streaming, and secure payment functionality. An example is the Motozine ZN5, which includes a high-quality camera from Kodak.ChannelWeb

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