Nokia confirms RIM will be allowed to use Scalado camera software in BlackBerry 10
on 20 Jun 2012 08:35 pm
Last week when Nokia announced they were acquiring the Sweden-based company Scalado, many BlackBerry fans raised the question of what would happen to the awesome "time warp" camera feature in BlackBerry 10 due to the fact RIM was licensing the functionality from the company. As expected and now confirmed by The Verge, Scalado will be keeping their agreement with RIM and the functionality will make its way to BlackBerry 10:
"We're doing it in such a way that Scalado can...fully deliver on commitments they've made to all of their partners, that includes RIM," - Kevin Shields, SVP of Program and Product Management at Nokia
Now while RIM can continue to the use the technology, Kevin Shields also confirmed that further licensing agreements are not currently planned for now meaning, Nokia will be holding Scalados developers, technologies and Intellectual Property to themselves.
Source: The Verge