January 3, 2011 8:54pm
Effective January 4th, 2011 Motorola will officially split into 2 separate businesses: Motorola Mobility & Motorola Solutions. According to Motorola Canada website, the official descriptions of both businesses are:
Motorola Mobility focuses on cellphones and set-top-box “delivers personalised information to meet the needs of consumers both in the home and on the go” while Motorola Solutions will focus on public safety radio and enterprise handheld devices that “provides business and mission-critical communication products and services to enterprises and governments”. As for branding the businesses, the famous light blue Motorola logo of years past will go to the Solutions business and the Mobility business gets a brand new vibrant red logo.
Motorola is set to announce a number of new Android devices this year including smartphones and tablets.