Half of all Android manufacturers to license Microsoft patents

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Microsoft has launched that has signed any other main ODM (authentic design producer) title, Compal, an settlement with Microsoft.Thru this settlement, they pay for each Android tool that leaves their manufacturing facility gates royalties.Via this settlement, the selection of agreements elevated by means of the licensing of Microsoft's patents, which may also be present in Android, greater than 50 %, an incredible quantity!


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There are not only manufacturer producing for other companies and / or design, but also very large, such as Samsung or HTC.They also pay for any androids (green line).

 As shown in the picture very well, Microsoft is still in talks with four other firms (red lines), including also the Mobile division of Motorola, which will soon include Google.While Google continues to try something against patent claims by Microsoft and licenses to do, they do not come any further.

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And as long as they try in vain, Microsoft will continue to earn money on every second Android device, so as to earn $ 444 million per year.A really good thing for Microsoft, because the sale of devices with Windows Mobile 7 is not too good.The following information graphics seen yet-and the licensee objectors in relation to the U.S. market.

 

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