Ibiquity Digital has signed software development agreements with Samboo Info Tech Limited, Analog & Digital Soft Company Limited, and KRS Electronics Company Limited.
Company COO Jeff Jury said including software partners as licensees “will make it easier for receiver manufacturers to create compelling products, with effective user interfaces.”
Ibiquity will provide software development support on the host micro and user-interface design as well as advanced feature integration prototyping. Seoul, Korea–based Analog & Digital Soft Company and KRS Electronics of Kyonggi-Do, Korea, will focus on software development for automotive head units and Personal Navigation Devices. Samboo IT, based in Shenzhen, China, will focus on supporting home products in various form factors including iPod docks, table top radios, mini shelf systems, and AV receivers.
All three of these companies can now begin developing the expertise to integrate into products advanced features such as iTunes tagging, store and replay, conditional access, and real-time traffic, Ibiquity said.