10-07-2009 10:49 PM CET - IT, New Media & Software
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MIPS Technologies Joins the Open Handset Alliance

Press release from: MIPS Technologies
PR Agency: Agency Lorenzoni GmbH, Public Relations
MIPS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores, announced it has joined the Open Handset Alliance™, a group of more than 45 technology and mobile companies working to offer consumers a richer, less expensive, and better mobile experience. The Open Handset Alliance developed Android, the first complete, open and free mobile platform. As a member of the Open Handset Alliance, MIPS Technologies will work with other members to contribute to continued development and success of the Android platform for mobile devices.

MIPS Technologies is already an active developer and contributor to Android development, recently making publicly available its source code optimized for the MIPS® architecture. As part of its relationship with the Open Handset Alliance, MIPS will contribute the Android on MIPS code to the Android Open Source Project.

“The Open Handset Alliance was visionary in starting Android, and we are pleased to be contributing to that vision, helping developers quickly and easily create new and innovative internet-connected devices and applications,” said Art Swift, vice president of marketing, MIPS Technologies. “We are excited to be enabling developers to create MIPS-Based mobile solutions around Android. This complements the work we have already been doing with Android, and offers our customers even more options for next-generation devices.”

For more information about the Android platform and MIPS, or to access the full source code for MIPS Technologies’ port of Android to the MIPS32® architecture, including a reference binary and documentation, please visit www.mips.com/android or email android@mips.com.

For more information on the Open Handset Alliance, please visit: www.openhandsetalliance.com.

MIPS, MIPS32 and MIPS-Based are trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States and other countries of MIPS Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks referred to herein are the property of their respective owners.

Android and Open Handset Alliance are trademarks of Google Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to Google Permissions

About MIPS Technologies, Inc. (www.mips.com)
MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MIPS) is a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores that power some of the world’s most popular products for the home entertainment, communications, networking and portable multimedia markets. These include broadband devices from Linksys, DTVs and digital consumer devices from Sony, DVD recordable devices from Pioneer, digital set-top boxes from Motorola, network routers from Cisco, 32-bit microcontrollers from Microchip Technology and laser printers from Hewlett-Packard. Founded in 1998, MIPS Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices worldwide.

Sales Europe:
MIPS Technologies B.V., Berghauser Strasse 62, 42859 Remscheid, ph. +49 2191 900 200, eurosales@mips.comm, www.mips.com

Press contact:
Agency Lorenzoni GmbH, Public Relations, Landshuter Str. 29, 85435 Erding, ph: +49 8122 559170; www.lorenzoni.de; Beate Lorenzoni-Felber, beate@lorenzoni.de

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