Intel, Research In Motion Collaborate on Next-Generation BlackBerry Devices
Subject: Mobile | September 30, 2005 - 03:37 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
San Francisco, CA — CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2005 — Intel Corporation and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced an extensive technology collaboration in which RIM will use Intel communications technology in future BlackBerryÂ® devices. RIM is adopting the Intel XScaleÂ® architecture and will utilize the Intel PXA9xx cellular processor, codenamed "Hermon", for its next-generation BlackBerryÂ® devices that will run on high-speed EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution) networks. In addition, Intel and RIM will continue working together to drive new wireless technologies and handset features, while also working to support and expand the rich ecosystem of BlackBerry applications and services.