Auch der letzte duerfte heute festgestellt haben, dass der Computex-Mittwoch ganz im Zeichen von MeeGo steht. Nachdem wir heute morgen bereits auf dem Atom und MeeGo Summit waren, ging es direkt weiter zur Keynote der Ultra Mobility Group, die wie immer von Anand Chandrasekher gehalten. Im Rahmen der MeeGo 1.0 Vorstellung wurden wir mit Namen von Kooperationspartnern zugeschossen, so dass es wohl nicht ganz so verkehrt ist, dass ihr die offizielle Pressemitteilung nachgereicht bekommt.
MeeGo* and Intel AppUpSM Gain Momentum at Computex
COMPUTEX, TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 2, 2010 – Building on recent announcements for the MeeGo* v1.0 project release and Intel AppUpSM Center beta, multiple operating system vendors (OSVs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and telecommunications companies used Computex as a backdrop to announce MeeGo and Intel AppUp Center support.
MeeGo is an optimized Linux operating system project that delivers a visually rich Internet and media experience across a broad range of devices, including netbooks, entry-level desktops, tablets, smartphones, in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) devices, smart TVs and media phones. Applications for these devices will be available through the Intel AppUp Center beta.
Also at Computex, Intel hosted the Intel® Atom™ Software Summit to discuss the growing momentum for MeeGo and Intel AppUp Center.
· Acer Backs MeeGo – Acer endorsed the MeeGo project and announced plans to launch MeeGo–based netbooks in 2010.
· Asus Supports Intel AppUp Center and MeeGo – Asus announced plans to launch the asus app store, powered by the Intel AppUp Center, in 2010 and ship MeeGo–based devices in 2011.
· MeeGo Tablet Demos – Intel displayed MeeGo–based tablet designs from Inventec and Quanta at Computex. These technology demonstrations showed how easily users can access applications through the Intel AppUp Center beta.
· MeeGo v1.0–Based Products – Multiple OSVs announced MeeGo v1.0–based operating systems for netbooks, tablets and other devices.
o China Standard Software Company – China Standard Software Company, also known as CS2C, announced plans to launch a MeeGo v1.0-based tablet solution in collaboration with CZC, a Shenzhen, China–based OEM. More information.
o DeviceVM – DeviceVM announced plans to deliver Splashtop™ MeeGo Remix targeting handheld tablets and smartphones, web-connected TVs and in-vehncle-infotainment systems. More information.
o International Syst – International Syst will deliver Metasys MeeGo, a MeeGo 1.0-based operating system with a youth-oriented user interface (UI) created for the Intel-powered convertible classmate PC. Metasys MeeGo will be available in June 2010. More information.
o Linpus – Linpus announced plans to deliver a MeeGo-based version of its Linpus Linux Lite product for netbooks optimized for Intel® Atom™ processors and featuring improved power management and Linpus LiveUpdate support. More information.
o Mandriva – Mandriva announced plans to ship Mandriva Mini, an easy-to-use operating system based on MeeGo v1.0. Mandriva Mini will be available in the second half of 2010. More information.
o Novell – Novell announced the SUSE MeeGo operating system based on MeeGo v1.0. Targeted to netbooks and other mobile devices, Novell expects SUSE MeeGo to be pre-installed in a variety of OEM devices over the next year. More information.
o Pixart – Pixart will deliver OS Rxart based on the MeeGo v1.0 software platform to a number of industry segments and devices, including digital TV and the education-focused Intel-powered convertible classmate PC. OS Rxart MeeGo will be available June 2010. More information.
o Red Flag – Red Flag Linux will deliver a MeeGo v1.0-based Red Flag inMini operating system for netbooks, amplifying the mobile features of the Intel Atom processor. Red Flag also announced the demonstration of MeeGo-based Midinux 3.0 for Intel Atom next generation handsets, tablets and other mobile devices. More information.
o Turbolinux China – TurboLinux China announced plans to deliver GreatTurbo IVI operating system utilizing MeeGo technology. GreatTurbo IVI operating system will be available in Q3 2010. More information.
o VietSoftware – VietSoftware, with the support of Vietnam’s Ministry of Education and Training, will deliver Asianux Lite 2.2, a lightweight operating system for netbooks and entry-level desktops based on MeeGo v1.0. Asianux Lite will be available in June, 2010. More information.
· Service Providers Rally Around MeeGo – In addition to the OSV product announcements above, telecommunications companies also have announced support of MeeGo on Internet-connected TVs and other devices.
o Orange – With MeeGo, the telecommunications carrier will deliver better services to its customers by enabling them to share applications and content among their Internet-connected devices. More information.
o Telecom Italia – Looking for a way to innovate and deliver Internet-connected TV, Telecom Italia is embracing MeeGo to differentiate itself by enhancing standardization and maintainability for faster time–to–market. More information.
· MeeGo Enabling Center – The Moblin Enabling Center in Taiwan will be renamed as the MeeGo Enabling Center. Also, MEC announced Info Launcher, a touch–based UI for MeeGo mobile computing devices based on service-oriented UI technology. Info Launcher integrates 3D graphics and Internet application services into an intuitive and user–friendly design. Info Launcher will be available in 2010.