Mobile search and text input company Zi Corporation (ZICA) has entered into new Chinese licensing agreements.
Zi has extended its eZiText licensing agreements with Guohong Communication and Digital Technology Company, an OEM focused primarily on the Chinese domestic market, and with UTStarcom for its mobile device division in addition to the previously announced deal with UTStarcom's IPTV set-top-box division.
Zi also announced an agreement with Longcheer Telecommunication (H.K.) Limited, one of the biggest ODM's in China, which has licensed eZiText in several languages for use in its mobile handsets. As well, CK Telecom, a Shenzhen manufacturer, has licensed Zi's handwriting recognition product, Decuma.
Under these agreements, Zi will receive both licensing fees and royalties.