Motorola and Internet software developer Spyglass are collaborating to provide Net access through TV.
Neither company has made any official announcement, but according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, a deal was struck in June. Spyglass will provide the technology to develop a multimedia platform for interactive and broadcasted content.
A formal announcement is expected to come from the Motorola camp later this quarter.
Spyglass chief executive Douglas Colbeth told reporters the deal is the ?the largest device-related contract in our history?, and will produce a product that would be used to provide Internet and broadcast capabilities to TVs.
Spyglass expects to earn millions of dollars in royalties from the deal as well as to join with Motorola in other areas.
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