Eleven 'Wickedly Cool and Compelling' Products and Solutions Recognized by 2007 International CES for Innovation in Design and Engineering
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 /- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) is kicking off the new year at the 2007 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by demonstrating the "wickedly cool and compelling" solutions that make anytime, anywhere and always-on entertainment and communication a personal reality.
Experience Motorola's seamless mobility vision that is redefining the way you can interact with information, objects and others by enabling you to simply and seamlessly link and sync with what matters most in your world -- anytime, anywhere, from any space.
"Consumers can look to Motorola for what we call cool(2), that's cool experiences enabled by cool devices," said Ed Zander, Motorola chairman and chief executive officer. "From the cool device you carry to the TV shows you watch, we no longer are confined to a specific place or device to get what we want. And Motorola's making it happen with new and compelling devices that work together to erase the barriers between places and services."
Throughout the International CES, Motorola speakers will share the company's vision of the future. Zander kicked off the show with a keynote address on Monday, 8 January at 9 a.m. Pacific Time at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. View a live broadcast of the address at www.motorola.com/mediacenter . Motorola experts also will participate on 18 International CES panels ranging from mobile gaming to social networking to digital Hollywood.
The music you want - when and where you want it
From music-optimized devices and accessories to new services that help you discover your next must-hear, must-have and must-share tune, Motorola brings you the latest innovations in the union of music, media and mobility with its new MOTOMUSIC platform:
o MOTORIZR(TM) Z6 -- This eye-catching new slider brings a mid-tier music
experience to consumers worldwide. The Linux-based MOTORIZR Z6 is
compatible with Microsoft Windows Media(TM) Player subscription stores.
It's easy to take music on the go -- simply plug in and sync music.(1)
Synchronize individual songs or full playlists in seconds with high
speed USB 2.0. Up to 2GB of removable microSD(TM) memory allows users
to store all of their favorite songs. Dedicated music keys make
accessing and managing your library a cinch. Even listen wirelessly
with Bluetooth(TM) Stereo technology.(2)
o MOTOMING with EDGE -- This supremely stylish and compact Linux-based
device is a mobile communications and entertainment center for those
who need to keep their work, life and entertainment organized and
looking good. With the MOTOMING phone's large transparent window,
RealPlayer® media player with multiple audio file support, FM radio,
unique "play while closed" capability, stereo Bluetooth wireless
technology(2) and up to 1GB of optional removable microSD memory --
music lovers can get the music they want when they want it.
o Warner Music Group -- The first of multiple alliances expected to
provide content for the MOTOMUSIC Experience, Motorola and Warner Music
Group will collaborate on the development of digital products,
marketing campaigns and strategic planning across multiple devices. The
alliance will feature a variety of artists and can offer fans
exclusive, premium content such as full-length songs, ringtones,
ringback tones, mobile music videos, wallpapers and more.
o Microsoft Corp. -- The Motorola and Microsoft music collaboration is
making it easy for consumers to take music from their Windows-based PC
and load it on their phone. Users will have an easy mobile music
synching experience with Windows Media Player as well as access to
content from more than 200 online music services from around the world.
o Motorola Bluetooth Active Headphones S9 -- Leveraging Bluetooth Stereo
technology, these new Bluetooth Active Headphones make it easy to enjoy
the freedom of wireless music. With an easy-to-wear and stable
behind-the-head design, the ultra-light (barely one ounce) S9 stereo
headphones are comfortable and let users listen to their favorite tunes
and stay connected to a compatible Bluetooth enabled mobile phone(2).
And listening could never be easier. Music mutes or pauses when calls
come in and resumes when the call ends.
o MOTO Experience Pack -- One of the first mobile products expected to be
offered as part of the Warner Music Group and Motorola alliance is the
MOTO Experience Pack. The MOTO Experience Pack is a single file
downloaded to the mobile device that contains several music-based
products creating a feature-rich multimedia artist experience on the
Other Mobile Devices announcements:
o New Yahoo Go! for Mobile to debut on Motorola devices -- The Yahoo! Go
2.0 beta ( go.yahoo.com/ ) is available for consumers to download
today on Motorola's new MOTORAZR maxx V6 and MOTORAZR V3xx devices.
These products launch the new Yahoo! Go for Mobile 2.0, a Java-based
version of the popular Yahoo! Go for Mobile service. Bringing
Internet to the mobile phone, Yahoo! Go for Mobile 2.0 makes it easy to
connect to your Internet community and content. It places breakthrough
search, local information, maps and photo-sharing products at your
fingertips on your mobile phone. You also can personalize your news,
sports, entertainment and finance content and stay seamlessly connected
to your community.*
o New phone-based navigation and location-based services and products --
Motorola mobile devices will feature world-class mobile navigation and
location-based services through a new agreement with software suppliers
Jentro Technologies and Destinator Technologies. Use your mobile phone
to access local point-of-interest searches, community tools and other
location-based and value-added services.*
o New Talkabout® two-way radios -- Motorola's new series of Talkabout
two-way radios -- the T9500 and T8500 active outdoor radio series --
offer extended-range capabilities and enhanced features such as the
Push-to-Talk power boost, which helps extend transmission range while
helping to save battery life. With 22 channels, each with 121 privacy
codes, you have 2,662 combinations of communication channels to choose
from. Both models feature seven National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration (NOAA) and four EC/Canada Marine Weather Channels to
provide continuous broadcasts of local and regional weather updates.
o New Motorola online store -- Motorola has launched a new online store
at www.store.motorola.com/ . It is the source for authentic
Motorola products and includes the widest selection available of the
hottest Motorola mobile devices and exclusive offers. The site
provides a choice of phones that are unlocked, unactivated or come with
service plans. The site lets you buy a new phone and transfer existing
service (if compatible) or purchase a new handset plus a new service
plan from all national carriers and most regional carriers. You also
will find digital content such as wallpapers and ringtones, along with
in-home solutions such as cordless phones, wireless routers and more.
Connected Home Solutions announcements:
o New digital cable receivers -- The new Motorola DCH Series delivers
high-definition video, surround-sound audio, a hard drive for
time-shifting of TV shows and storage of customer-created media, and
advanced processing -- bringing a full world of on-demand and
interactive digital cable programming into your connected home.
Motorola DCH receivers also enable the Motorola Follow Me TV
experience, which lets consumers place-shift video, pictures, music and
more throughout the home and to compatible mobile devices.
o Comcast expands Motorola digital set-top purchase -- Through an
expanded agreement, Comcast will purchase several advanced,
next-generation set-top technologies from Motorola, including
dual-tuner, high-definition (HD) digital video recorders (DVRs) and
all-digital cable receivers. Several of the models will support the
Motorola Follow Me TV media place-shifting solution and Motorola's
Linux-Java(TM) software platform.
o Motorola and Ruckus Wireless demonstrate IPTV streaming over 802.11g --
Motorola and Ruckus Wireless will showcase multiple TV shows streaming
from a Motorola VIP1720 IPTV set-top over an 802.11g wireless network.
The demonstration will feature the recently introduced Ruckus MediaFlex
USB Dongle, a miniaturized wireless multimedia adapter designed to
provide stable, wireless connectivity to in-home multimedia devices.
International CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards
At the International CES, 11 new consumer electronics solutions from Motorola will be recognized for Innovation in Design and Engineering:
Motorola HH1620 DSL VoIP Wireless Gateway
Motorola SBV5400 VoIP Cable Modem w/ Integrated Cordless Phone
Motorola SVG2500 Wireless VoIP Cable Modem Gateway
Motorola Bluetooth Mobile Phone Link
Motorola C71 Two Line Phone
Motorola will showcase these products and much more at Central Hall Booth #8545 as part of its complete portfolio of consumer electronics devices.
Note: For high-resolution images of the Motorola consumer solutions on display at CES, visit www.motorola.com/events .
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our vision of Seamless Mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that you want and need. We do this by designing and delivering "must have" products, "must do" experiences and powerful networks - along with a full complement of support services. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of US $35.3 billion in 2005. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit www.motorola.com/ .
* Certain mobile phone features may not be activated by your service
provider, and/or their network settings may limit the feature's
functionality. Contact your service provider for details. All features,
functionality and other product specifications are subject to change
without notice or obligation.
(1) The unauthorized copying of copyrighted materials is contrary to the
provisions of the Copyright Laws of the United States and other
countries. This device is intended solely for copying non-copyrighted
materials, materials in which you own the copyright, or materials
which you are authorized or legally permitted to copy. If you are
uncertain about your right to copy any material, please contact your
(2) This device supports Bluetooth Advanced Audio Delivery, Audio Video
Remote Control, Hands-free, and Headset profiles. In order for
Bluetooth devices to communicate with one another, they must utilize
the same Bluetooth profile. To determine the profiles supported by
other Motorola devices, visit www.hellomoto.com/bluetooth .
For other devices, contact their respective manufacturer. Certain
Bluetooth features including those listed may not be supported by all
compatible Bluetooth-enabled devices, and/or the functionality of such
features may be limited in certain devices, or by certain wireless
carriers. Contact your wireless carrier about feature availability and
Source: Motorola, Inc.
Juli Burda of Motorola, Inc.,
Kalia Farrell of Motorola, Inc. - Connected Home Solutions,
Shannon Swallow of Motorola, Inc. - Mobile Devices,
Web site: www.motorola.com/