Samsung and Industry Partners Embrace ‘Smart and Green Mobility’ at Mobile Solutions Forum 2010
TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sep 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) —
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor solutions, today held the seventh Samsung Mobile Solutions Forum at the Westin Taipei Hotel, where it highlighted mobile device trends, and shared insight into future mobile technologies. Attended by hundreds of industry professionals, the annual event featured a “Smart and Green Mobility Plus” theme that emphasized the increasingly interconnected, foundational role of high performance and low-power benefits in enabling advanced solutions for mobile devices.
New smart mobile technologies highlighted at this year’s forum included a 1GHz dual core application processor designed on low-power process technology, an engineering sample of the world’s first application processor utilizing 32 nanometer (nm) low-power process technology with high-k metal gate technology, advanced image sensor ICs featuring low light sensitivity with backside illumination and a high-performance 16gigabyte moviNAND(TM) chip with an eMMC4.41 interface.
“Today, alternative form factors — beyond thin smartphones — are emerging as mainstream mobile devices for personal computing and communication. Also the introduction of new mobile software is enriching and expanding the user experience for ‘on the go’ consumers,” said Dr. Oh-Hyun Kwon, president, Semiconductor Business, Samsung Electronics. “‘Smart and Green Mobility Plus’ underscores the value that core technologies bring to the overall mobile ecosystem and the importance of a healthy ecosystem in the timely emergence of new mobile applications.”
At the Mobile Solutions Forum, presenters provided in-depth focuses on key ‘smart and green’ components with detailed discussion of software competitiveness and system implementation that largely rely on successful partnerships between component manufacturers and system enablers.
Guest speakers from industry research firm, iSuppli, and a leading electronic design automation company, Synopsys, shared insight on the rapidly evolving mobile industry and addressed concerns about the challenges of systemic collaboration in a multi-faceted and increasingly complex industry.
In addition, Samsung’s strong commitment toward green technology was highlighted throughout discussion of the company’s strategic memory line-up: DDR3 DRAM, SSD storage, GDDR5 and LPDDR2.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2009 consolidated sales of US$116.8 billion. Employing approximately 188,000 people in 185 offices across 65 countries, the company consists of eight independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.
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SOURCE: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.