An annual study for Motorola Mobility has identified a strong appetite from the public towards mobile TV, social TV, connected home and personal cloud services.
VOD movie service Viewster will launch its Android app for the first time across 30 European markets through a new partnership with Motorola.
Motorola Mobility is planning a return to cable set-top boxes. The company has been setting out its future product range at a customer meeting in Monaco, the first such event since the division that runs from mobile devices through to IP connectivity became a separate company at the beginning of the year.
Staff at Motorola Home’s European operations are under threat of redundancy as the company began a reorganisation of its set-top box division.
Motorola Mobility has made a strategic investment in BlackArrow, the advanced advertising solutions start-up, as part of the organisations Series C funding. Terms of the investment have not been disclosed.
The Mobile Devices and Home businesses will be known as Motorola Mobility when the separation of the two Motorola businesses takes place early next year. The remaining part of the company will change its name from Motorola Inc to Motorola Solutions.
Motorola has signed a new contract with Motorola as the Finnish operator upgrades its encoding capability from MPEG-2 to MPEG-4.
ANGA Cable – Cologne. Two major improvements to key technologies are being demonstrated by Motorola at ANGA Cable.
Motorola has announced software enhancements for its DCX line of set-top boxes. The company said that while frame compatible 3D content could be passed through set-tops already in the market, accessing on-screen guides and user menus had given consumers an often unsettling experience.
Motorola is to separate into two publically traded companies from the first quarter of 2011. The decision folds Motorola’s struggling mobile division in with its set-top box unit while creating a separate company for its enterprise mobility unit and its wireless networking business.