Sunday, August 3, 2008

LiMo Foundation Builds Momentum for Linux Mobile

LiMo Foundation, a global consortium of mobile leaders delivering an open handset platform for the whole mobile industry, announced 11 new member companies: Cellon, Esmertec, Freescale Semiconductor, Longcheer Holdings, MIZI Research, Movial Corporation, PacketVideo Corporation (PV), SK Innoace, Telecom Italia, VirtualLogixTM Inc. and ZTE Corporation.

Some of the new LiMo members previously participated in the Linux Phone Standards (LiPS) Forum, which announced in June 2008 that it would fold activities into LiMo in order to accelerate the emergence of common mobile Linux specifications and implementations and to bolster the emerging mobile Linux developer community creating new mobile applications, services and end-user experiences.