Parthus signs licensing deal with Microsoft


Irish mobile technology specialists Parthus Technologies today announced a major licensing agreement with Microsoft.

The deal enables Parthus to integrate its newly enhanced Infostream hardware platform with Microsoft’s Pocket PC and Smartphone software.

InfoStream is designed to be the silicon and software platform for the current and next generation of mobile Internet devices.

Parthus will also market the combined solution to its customers who manufacture hand held devices.

Parthus will also support Microsoft¹s latest Windows embedded release, Windows CE .NET.

Commenting on the deal Mr Brian Long, chief executive officer of Parthus said "Unquestionably, developing high performance and smart mobile devices is one of the most technically challenging areas of the mobile Internet revolution.

"As such, the availability of pre-integrated and proven editions of Microsoft¹s Pocket PC, Smartphone and Windows CE .NET running on Parthus' InfoStream platform is of immense value to our customers.