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Calling All Software Developers: Motorola Introduces Global Series of MOTODEV Summits


Developers Invited to “Create Magic” by Exploring Innovation Opportunities with Motorola

LINUXWORLD – SAN FRANCISCO.– Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced a global series of MOTODEV Summits -- exclusive, one-day events that offer today’s most creative and innovative application developers the opportunity to participate in advanced training, understand market opportunities and get a sneak peek at the next generation of Motorola devices, technology and platforms, including the MOTOMAGX mobile Linux® platform.

Hosted by Motorola’s MOTODEV developer network, the company’s global program for developers and independent software vendors (ISVs), MOTODEV Summits will offer technical expertise, practical advice and guidance for developers seeking to create their own magic in the mobile space. The MOTODEV Summits will be held in North America, Europe and Asia at the following dates and locations:

* Sept. 10-11, 2007 at The Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, Calif.
* Nov. 9, 2007 at The Brewery, London, England
* Nov. 12, 2007 at The Westin Hotel, Financial Street, Beijing, China

With more than 35 program sessions and tutorials, MOTODEV Summits are designed to enable developers to explore new solutions and resources, learn new ways to design for the ever-changing needs of enterprises and consumers, and understand the current trends that may impact their development strategy and execution. MOTODEV Summits provide every attendee with relevant information, detailed technical training, hands-on workshops and the opportunity to brainstorm with members of the MOTODEV team as well as developers from across all industry disciplines.

“To provide the next generation of great product experiences for consumers and enterprises, Motorola is working closely with the best developers in every industry, and in every market, who share our desire to innovate,” said Christy Wyatt, vice president, ecosystem and market development, Motorola. “We are pleased to offer software developers a chance to experience all that Motorola has to offer through our series of MOTODEV Summits, which will provide an environment of collaboration and learning so they can successfully develop the next application for our products.”

The Summits are open to all software developers that are interested or involved in application development for any of Motorola’s devices. Structured to address nearly all aspects of application development, the MOTODEV Summits efficiently condense months of potential experimentation and development into one day.

Designed with your Success in Mind
Throughout the summit, developers will have the opportunity to hear inspiring keynotes, meet industry leaders, share ideas with other developers and experiment with the latest tools. Following the keynote address, attendees are invited to participate in a series of detailed training break-out sessions and tutorials that deliver comprehensive technical content and define business opportunities. These tracks are comprised of:

* Platform & technology sessions providing technical insight and in-depth perspective on all Motorola-supported platforms (including MOTOMAGX, Java ME™, UIQ, Windows Mobile®, AJAR, Brew® and WiMAX)
* Tutorials offering deep dive discussions on everything a developer needs to know to design, develop, debug, deploy and distribute compelling enterprise, vertical business or consumer applications with Motorola.

Additional MOTODEV Summits highlights include:

* An interactive and experiential Showcase that allows attendees to view Motorola’s latest products and platforms. Fast Track service providers will also be present to demonstrate their offerings, answer questions and provide real-time support.
* A Tech Lab, providing developers the opportunity to work one-on-one with MOTODEV support specialists and engineers to create some “magic” of their own.

Attendance is free for all MOTODEV members and space is limited. To register for a summit or to obtain more information on joining Motorola’s MOTODEV Developer network, please visit

Experience MOTODEV at LinuxWorld
Developers attending LinuxWorld in San Francisco this week are invited to visit Motorola’s booth (#916) to learn about the wealth of development opportunities available to them through MOTODEV.

Additionally, Motorola will provide exclusive content and networking opportunities to developers as part of its Fast Track with MOTODEV event. The event program is comprised of sessions designed to help developers target mobile ecosystem opportunities and leverage Motorola’s integrated development environment, including tools, resources and programs, to help bring their mobile applications to market. The event will be held Wednesday, August 8 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in Room 303 of the Moscone Center. MOTODEV members receive complimentary admission to the Fast Track event (a $95 value) by entering promotion code MOTO when registering for their LinuxWorld conference badge.


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