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Dienstag, November 06, 2007

Google launched Android, an Open Mobile Software Platform

to make it easier to create application and services across mobile phones and play a major role on the mobile market.

The 'Open Handset Alliance' has broad support of more than 30 mobile operators and handset manufactures includes HTC, Qualcomm, Sprint, T-Mobile and Motorola, also Japanese KDDI and NTT DoCoMo and Chinese China Mobile, but other major wireless players including Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Apple are still absent. Whether Google will succeed to make Android the (Open) Standard Operating System - based on LINUX, time will tell.

As the first Mobile handsets running under Android are expected for "not earlier than 2nd half 2008" other players have a lot of time to to think about counter measure and/or joint the pack.

Starting next week, Google plans to release developer tools ...

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Google Press release

Open Handset Alliance Founding Members

Aplix (, Ascender Corporation (, Audience (, Broadcom (, China Mobile (, eBay (, Esmertec (, Google (, HTC (, Intel (, KDDI (, LivingImage (, LG (, Marvell (, Motorola (, NMS Communications (, Noser (, NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (, Nuance (, Nvidia (, PacketVideo (, Qualcomm (, Samsung (, SiRF (, SkyPop (, SONiVOX (, Sprint Nextel (, Synaptics (, TAT - The Astonishing Tribe (, Telecom Italia (, Telefónica (, Texas Instruments (, T-Mobile (, Wind River (

Montag, November 05, 2007

Open Platform for Mobile

Industry Leaders Announce Open Platform for Mobile Devices

A broad alliance of leading technology and wireless companies today joined forces to announce the development of Android, the first truly open and comprehensive platform for mobile devices. Google Inc., T-Mobile, HTC, Qualcomm, Motorola and others have collaborated on the development of Android through the Open Handset Alliance, a multinational alliance of technology and mobile industry leaders.

This alliance shares a common goal of fostering innovation on mobile devices and giving consumers a far better user experience than much of what is available on today's mobile platforms. By providing developers a new level of openness that enables them to work more collaboratively, Android will accelerate the pace at which new and compelling mobile services are made available to consumers ...