Siemens mobile is rolling out two new tri-band solutions for integration in mobile phones, PDAs, and other mobile devices.
Particularly suited for mass production, these MC55 and MC56 GSM/GPRS modules will, according to Siemens mobile, lower the cost of developing mobile phones, PDAs and PC Cards. Consequently, customers will be able to get their products to market more quickly.
The ex-works delivery packages also include a driver for the Microsoft Windows mobile operating system to ensure compatibility with Microsoft’s smartphones and Pocket PCs.
Both modules operate in all GSM networks around the world and are currently the smallest tri-band GSM/GPRS modules on the global market.
The MC55 supports the 900, 1800, and 1900 MHz frequencies for Asia and Europe; the MC56 operates on the frequencies 850, 1800, and 1900 MHz and is especially well suited for the North and Latin American market.
Each of the modules has global approval in accordance with R&TTE, FCC, GCF and PTCRB test standards. Carrier approvals have also been granted.