Leading platform chip design company joins Avanci’s one-stop licensing marketplace for connected vehicles
DALLAS, Texas, February 13, 2023 – Today, Avanci announced that UNISOC has joined its one-stop connected vehicle licensing marketplace. As a result, all existing and future Avanci Vehicle 4G licensees will be licensed to the 4G, 3G and 2G essential patents created and owned by UNISOC, as well as those of the other 54 patent owners in the marketplace.
Avanci Vehicle has transformed the way companies share technology by licensing intellectual property from many different patent holders in a single transaction, at fixed rates, paid once for the lifetime of the vehicle. By streamlining the technology sharing process, Avanci provides automotive manufacturers with an efficient and transparent way to access the wireless technology needed for their connected vehicles. More than 100 million connected vehicles on the world’s roads, from over 80 automotive brands, are covered by an Avanci license.
Laurie Fitzgerald, Senior Vice President at Avanci, said: “We are pleased to welcome UNISOC, a company focused on communications chipset development and innovation, as an Avanci licensor. UNISOC joins our existing licensors, including several leading Chinese companies, in licensing their cellular essential patents to automakers around the world.”
Jiejing Yang, Head of Legal Department of UNISOC, said: “UNISOC is devoted to innovation in advanced cellular technologies. We also look for efficient and transparent ways to license our cellular essential patents to implementers in different industries. We value the Avanci marketplace for its one-stop licensing approach for IoT and automotive manufacturers and its important role in establishing a healthy industry ecosystem.”
UNISOC is a leading platform chip design company. It is one of the few companies in the world that has fully mastered 2G/3G/4G/5G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, TV FM, satellite communications and other related technologies.
UNISOC has extensive expertise in large-scale chip integration and complete peripheral chip integration. UNISOC product portfolio includes mobile communication central processing units, baseband chips, AI chipsets, radio frequency front-end chips, radio frequency chips and other communication, computing and control chips, etc.