Resources for Manufacturers
This list of resources is provided to assist handset manufacturers
in quickly locating information and companies:
This summer 2003 article in Handspring's e-newsletter by Michael
Ducker discusses why Handspring chose Mobileer to integrate its
ME1000 product into the Treo 600 mobile communication device.
This recent About.com article asks the question "What's
in the stars for ringtones?"
CNN Money story about the growth of the ringtone content market.
(Requires subscription to Wall Street Journal.)
This Winter 2003 article discusses a new generation of e-payment
companies making it easy to "pay as you go". The article
highlights the potential for expanding the market for MP3 and
(PDF file requires Adobe Acrobat.) This October 2003 article
provides results of statistical research conducted to determine
the interest level of wireless subscribers in downoading ringtones.
For the UK market, an estimated £70m of ringtones will be sold
in 2003 - up from £40m in 2002 - according to the Mobile Data
Association. The value of polyphonic ringtones is highlighted.
Global trade association that represents the interests of more
than 590 GSM mobile operators.
Articles and Sites that Discuss Polyphonic Music
Texture, University of Wisconsin
Denumerability in Polyphonic Music
Association - specifications for General MIDI, Scaleable
site for information and links related
to music languages, APIs, libraries speech coding, synthesis
and more. Parent company for Mobileer.