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Product category: Reference Designs
News Release from: TTPCom | Subject: Edge platform
Edited by the Electronicstalk Editorial Team on 26 February 2004

Platform provides an Edge for LG
handsets

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LG Electronics, Analog Devices and TTPCom are developing a range of handsets based on ADI's and TTPCom's Edge (Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution) technologies.

LG Electronics, Analog Devices, and TTPCom are developing a range of handsets based on ADI's and TTPCom's Edge (Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution) technologies With datarates up to three times those available on GPRS networks, LG's Edge-capable handsets will be able to deploy data-intensive 3G type services including video downloads and high-speed Internet access

LG Electronics ranks as the world's fifth-largest manufacturer of cellular phones and will be one of the first handset manufacturers to launch products based on the Edge standard.

The first Edge handset to be launched, a "slider phone" called the A7100, is powered by ADI's Blackfin SoftFone for Edge chipset and TTPCom's Edge protocol software and application suite.

The LG 7100 offers users a rich multimedia experience including MPEG4 video, multimedia messaging s