Taiwanese PMP makers will not adopt Microsoft's PMC software

Posted on Tuesday, January 11 2005 @ 19:16 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Major Taiwanese portable media player (PMP) makers have said that they won't adopt Microsoft's Portable Media Center (PMC) software because of the high royalty charges.

Instead the companies have developed the needed software on their own. This includes companies like MSI, Mobinote, Joycorder and Teon.

The top four clients for Microsoft's PMC software are for the moment Creative, Samsung, Philips and iRiver.

Read more at DigiTimes

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