HELSINKI, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia and the world's largest chip maker Intel are founding a joint research centre in Oulu, northern Finland, Nokia and University of Oulu announced Tuesday.
The research centre created by the two firms along with the University of Oulu will focus on user interfaces for mobile devices and 3D in particular. Hosted at the University of Oulu, the research centre will host about two dozen researchers initially and work to develop new and compelling mobile user experiences.
"3D technology could change the way we use our mobile devices and make our experiences with them much more immersive," said Rich Green, senior vice president and chief technical officer, Nokia. "Our new joint laboratory with Intel draws on the Oulu research community's 3D interface expertise and over time, will lay down some important foundations for future mobile experiences."
The research facility is part of wider cooperation between the top mobile phone maker Nokia and the world's largest semiconductor firm Intel.