Nokia Completes Acquisition Of 50 Imaging Specialists And Valuable IP

Posted on Jul 24 2012 - 7:55am by Editorial Staff

The troubled mobile maker Nokia announced today that it has completed the acquisition of all technologies and intellectual properties from Scalado AB, which was announced originally on June 14, 2012. As part of the transaction, approximately 50 world-class imaging specialists transferred to Nokia.

“We believe that this acquisition will strengthen Nokia’s leading position in mobile imaging and provide us with a great opportunity to create even better imaging products and applications,” said Jo Harlow, executive vice president, Smart Devices at Nokia.

“We’re excited to join Nokia at such an important time in its smartphone story,” said Sami Niemi, co-founder of Scalado and now head of Capture & Relive, Smart Devices at Nokia. “The technologies and competences we’ve developed should help move from taking photos to capturing memories and emotions.”

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