The Swedish imaging specialist company Scalado has been acquired by Nokia, and according to the deal, Nokia also grabbed a competent team of around 50 world-class imaging developers.
Financial details of the deal are yet to be revealed, and terms and conditions are kept confidential.
The acquisition would certainly help Nokia to bring considerable improvements on camera capabilities of its mobile devices, while enabling users to experience more exceptional features related to their pictures.
“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 welcome the skilled and passionate professionals from Scalado to Nokia and are excited to have them work with the rest of our talented and dedicated imaging experts to bring world-class imaging solutions to our Nokia Lumia smartphones.”
The developers at Nokia have already made their name in bringing high-end innovations in mobile imaging, and together with specialists from Scalado, they are quite hopeful to introduce some extraordinary features in the mobile imaging world, he added.
Scalado had been providing its services to Nokia for the past ten years and was involved in helping Nokia develop many of its applications for mobile devices.
The Sweden based company Scalado claims to provide mobile imaging technology to more than 1 billion mobile phones and even after the acquisition, the company continues to offer its services to its existing customers.
“We are very pleased to have signed an agreement with Nokia” said Anders Lidbeck, Chairman of the Board of Scalado AB. “We believe that this not only creates value for Scalado employees and shareholders but also ensures the future development and use of the Scalado heritage and technology”
In fact, Nokia has already added some extra update in Lumia’s camera features which were provided in collaboration with Scalado.