SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRS Labs (Nasdaq: SRSL) today announced that it has joined the Symbian Foundation, which, together with its ecosystem, is creating the most proven, open and complete mobile software platform. The source code for the Symbian platform is available to all under the Eclipse Public License.
"We welcome SRS as a member of the Symbian Foundation," said John Forsyth, Leadership Team member for Technology and Delivery at Symbian. "We know most users of Symbian devices want to carry just one mobile multimedia device, so that product needs to deliver a high-definition, high-quality audio experience. SRS Labs' technologies have been shown to help deliver that experience and we are really looking forward to their contribution and participation as members of this project."
As a member of the Symbian Foundation, SRS Labs gains the immediate right to participate in the governance of the Symbian Foundation, and the opportunity to become a package owner or earn a seat on the technology Councils that determine the evolution of the platform. Members also have access to numerous business development services. For a complete list of member benefits, please visit http://www.symbian.org/members.
About SRS Labs, Inc.
Founded in 1993, SRS Labs is the industry leader in audio signal processing for consumer electronics. Beginning with the audio technologies originally developed at Hughes Aircraft, SRS Labs holds over 150 worldwide patents and is recognized by the industry as the foremost authority in research and application of human auditory principles. Through partnerships with leading global CE companies, semiconductor manufacturers and software partners, SRS audio, surround sound and voice processing technologies have been included in over one billion electronic products sold worldwide including HDTVs, mobile phones, portable media devices, PCs and automotive entertainment. In fact, SRS Labs is the de-facto standard of HDTV audio processing with nine of the top ten name brand flat panel TVs featuring SRS technology. Additionally, SRS Labs surround sound solutions provide the professional broadcast and recording industries with high-performance production, back-haul, storage, and transmission capability. SRS Labs supports manufacturers worldwide with offices in the U.S., China, Europe, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. For more information, visit www.srslabs.com.
About The Symbian Foundation
The Symbian Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to enable an open ecosystem dedicated to creating the most innovative user experiences on mobile devices. Symbian maintains the code for an open source software platform based on Symbian OS and software assets contributed by Nokia, NTT DOCOMO, and Sony Ericsson, including the S60 and MOAP(S) user interfaces. The Symbian platform is now fully open source.
The foundation promotes collaboration, contributions and active participation, and operates as a meritocracy. Symbian's board of directors comprises: AT&T Mobility LLC, Fujitsu Limited, Nokia Corporation, NTT DOCOMO, INC., Qualcomm Innovation Center, Ltd., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, ST Microelectronics NV, Texas Instruments Inc., and Vodafone Group Services Ltd.
The Symbian Foundation has offices in the UK (London), US (Foster City), Japan (Tokyo), Finland (Helsinki), China (Beijing) and South Korea (Seoul).
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