Augmented Reality business Metaio has announced a deal with semiconductor company ST-Ericsson to incorporate Metaio’s AR technology into its hardware platform. They’re planning to create an application processor that can accelerate augmented reality performance for mobile devices.
Online security specialist Symantec and mobile security business Giesecke & Devrient have agreed a partnership that’ll see them working together on protected security applications for smartphones and tablets.
This collaboration centres on the Trusted Execution Environment: a secure area within the main processor of a mobile device.
LG’s pre-MWC announcements continue with news of a new mass-market 4G smartphone range.
The LG Optimus F Series will make its debut at Mobile World Congress next week, starting with the Optimus F5 and Optimus F7. Both are 4G LTE Android-powered devices “designed to bring a premium user experience and the speed of 4G LTE to a mass audience”.
Acer says the first two smartphones of its 2013 line-up will be showcased at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The Acer Liquid E1, which first appeared last month, will be on display alongside the Liquid Z2.