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November 06, 2007
Aplix Joins Open Handset Alliance
Aplix Corporation, which deploys Java technology in mobile phones, has joined the Open Handset Alliance (News - Alert).
Open Handset Alliance is a group of more than 30 technology and mobile companies, which have come together to solve mobile platform fragmentation and escalating software development costs.
The alliance is developing Android, an open and free mobile platform that member say will benefit mobile users with easy and open access to a wide variety of services that till now have been limited to the desktop environment. Android is expected to deliver a complete set of software for mobile devices: an operating system, middleware and key mobile applications.
“It is truly exciting to be part of the Open Handset Alliance. Aplix is committed to bring our extensive mobile and embedded experience in enabling device manufacturers and wireless operators faster time to market with devices based on the Android platform,” said Ryu Koriyama, Chairman and CEO at Aplix Corporation, in a statement.
Koriyama indicated that the Android platform marks the growth milestone for mobile services opportunities in the wireless ecosystem. Mentioning that his company has ten years worth of embedded software product deployment experience, he remaked: “Aplix is committed to contribute to the commercialization of the Android platform in mobile device.”
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Anshu Shrivastava is a contributing editor for TMCnet.