|[January 08, 2013]
Yota Devices Ltd. Selects Symphony Teleca as Strategic Development Partner for the World's First Dual-Screen Phone
PALO ALTO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Teleca Corporation, the services organization dedicated exclusively
to helping clients manage the global convergence of software, the cloud
and connected devices today announced a strategic software development
partnership with Yota Devices for its new YotaPhone, the first phone to
integrate a full-color liquid crystal display (LCD) on one side with an
electronic paper display (EPD) on the other side. Through this
partnership, Symphony Teleca will provide Android (News - Alert) platform expertise to
improve power management and to optimize and enhance the overall product
software architecture, especially for EPD technology integration.
The two displays, which have different functions and different purposes,
are linked together to open a new world of unlimited user experiences.
Users will be able to read long news articles and social networking
updates and display photos, stock quotes, and boarding passes on the EPD
without draining the phone's battery or having to constantly "wake up"
their smartphones. Images on the EPD can be displayed even if the
battery is empty.
"YotaPhone will change the way users interact and manage information
with their phones, and we need a partner who truly understands the
complexities of mobile software development," said Vlad Martynov, CEO,
Yota Devices. "YotaPhone presents a number of new engineering challenges
specific to multi-screen operation and optimization, including power
management. After an extensive analysis, we determined that Symphony
Teleca is the est software development partner based on its global
leadership in Android and ability to ideate and execute quickly and
"Today if you want to check your email, calendar or social media page,
you have to pick up your smartphone, turn it on, open the application
and only then can you receive the information. With YotaPhone, this
information will appear on the EPD effortlessly, continuously and
updated in real time," said Martynov, in a prior statement.
"We are seeing a world of innovative connected experiences come to
market across a number of industries today including retail, automotive,
healthcare and telecom, and this is an outstanding example of ingenuity
being applied to a very exciting and competitive smartphone space," said
Sanjay Dhawan, President and CEO, Symphony Teleca. "We are very proud to
have been selected as Yota's product development partner for this
groundbreaking smartphone and we look forward to a long and successful
About Symphony Teleca
Symphony Teleca Corporation, headquartered in Palo Alto (News - Alert), Calif., is the
world's first services company dedicated exclusively to helping clients
manage the global convergence of software, the cloud and connected
devices. The company delivers innovative products combined with
contemporary product development, systems integration, analytics and
managed services to hundreds of organizations around the world. Symphony
Teleca's 5,800 employees support customers from 32 offices globally,
including delivery centers in Asia, Australia, Europe and the Americas.
For more information visit www.symphonyteleca.com.
About Yota Devices
Yota Devices is a private company dedicated to mobile communications and
connectivity devices based in Moscow, Russia. Yota Devices'
international team of software and hardware engineers and experts come
from Russia, the US and Finland. The company's business philosophy is
based first on innovating user experience and then on applying the best
emerging technologies to deliver on this promise. Yota Devices is
bringing the company's knowledge and obsession with user experience to
the new YotaPhone based on the company's successful connectivity devices
business. Yota Devices has already sold more than 3 million fast,
reliable and attractive modems, routers and other connectivity devices.
The company's share on LTE (News - Alert) devices market is 6%. For more information
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