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Agilent Technologies of Palo Alto is introducing micro-size electronic components today that company officials say will enable wireless telephone manufacturers to shrink cell phones while packing in more features.

Already a major supplier of wireless telephone components, Agilent says its tiny products are the smallest available in the industry and will fuel the development of mobile phones with more features, including one or more cameras and global positioning devices. Some cell phone makers may also use the extra space to install Bluetooth, a short-range wireless technology, to replace cables used to connect wireless telephones to hands-free headsets or link laptops to the Internet.

Agilent also expects its new offerings to boost its cellular-phone-related product sales. Last year, Agilent reported $100 million in sales from mobile phone component sales, and is expecting revenue from that sector to climb to $400 million by the end of this year and reach $1 billion by 2007, company officials said.

Customers of Agilent's cellular phone components include nine of the Top 10 wireless phone manufacturers...

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