The design for Project Ara consists of what we call an endoskeleton endo and modules. The endo is the structural frame that holds all the modules in place. A module can be anything, from a new application processor to a new display or keyboard, an extra battery, a pulse oximeter–or something not yet thought of!
Most subsequent connectivity to both services (other than downloading images) is proxied through Motorola’s system on the internet using unencrypted HTTP, so Motorola and anyone running a network capture can easily see who your friends/contacts are (including your friends’ email addresses), what posts you’re reading and writing, and so on. They’ll also get a list of which images you’re viewing, even though the actual image download comes directly from the source.
US firm Motorola Solutions is to buy UK tech icon Psion, the inventor of the personal digital assistant (PDA) and source of the one-time leading mobile operating system Symbian.
However, the Psion brand remains best known for its mobile organisers, which developed from its role writing software for Sinclair ZX81 and ZX Spectrum home computers. These consumer devices are seen as the world’s first hand-held computers and prefigured later handheld devices from Palm Computing, RIM and.
Among the handful of sites under consideration are upper floors of the landmark Merchandise Mart in River North and Fulton Market Cold Storage, a large warehouse that’s slated for redevelopment in the West Loop, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Motorola opened the campus at 600 N. US 45 in the early 1990s, and employed about 5,000 people at its peak.
Motorola Solutions Inc. has signed a letter of intent to lease one floor at the Santa Fe Building at 224 S. Michigan Ave., a company spokeswoman said Thursday.