Handset makers jump onboard Mobile Linux
The LiMo Foundation, a grouping of mobile companies including Motorola, Samsung, NTT DoCoMo and
It looks certain that Linux-based open-source platforms will put significant competitive pressure on the proprietary mobile operating systems of Microsoft, RIM and Apple.
Two of the top three mobile phone companies formed the LiMo Foundation to promote the standard Linux platform in January. It now has over 50 members including operators, software firms and semiconductor suppliers as well as handset manufacturers.
of John Bruggeman, chief marketing officer at LiMo member Wind River, the real-time operating system and development software company.