MIPI(r) UniPort-M Selected by Google for Modular Smartphone 'Project Ara'

Piscataway, NJ –

WHAT: The MIPI® Alliance, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, will present at Google’s Project Ara Module Developers Conference.

The first of three planned for 2014, the Conference will focus on the alpha release of the Ara Module Developers Kit (MDK) which utilizes MIPI UniPort-M protocol.

WHO: Jürgen Urban, Chair - MIPI UniPro Working Group, will present on behalf of the Alliance.

WHY: MIPI UniProSM (Unified Protocol) transport layer, combined with MIPI M-PHY®, forms the MIPI UniPort-M interface which has the ability to connect any application specific protocol. MIPI UniPort-M was designed as a universal chip-to-chip interprocess communication that is ideal for mobile communications which requires high speed, low power, scalable and flexible solutions. MIPI UniPort-M provides versatility that simplifies the interconnection of peripherals and reduces time-to-market and design costs.

WHEN: April 15, 2014

2:45 – 3:45 p.m. PDT

WHERE: The Developers Conference will be held online, with a live web stream and interactive Q&A capability. To register, click here. For agenda, click here.

About MIPI Alliance

MIPI Alliance (MIPI) develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries. Founded in 2003, the organization has more than 250 member companies worldwide, more than 15 active working groups,

and has delivered more than 45 specifications within the mobile ecosystem in the last decade. Members of the organization include handset manufacturers, device OEMs, software providers, semiconductor companies,

application processor developers, IP tool providers, test and test equipment companies, as well as camera, tablet and laptop manufacturers. For more information, please visit www.mipi.org.