EB street director Supports MIDs on Moblin OS, Intel Atom Processor

EB announces the availability of its navigation solution, EB street director, for MIDs (Mobile Internet Devices) based on the Moblin operating system and the Intel® Atom[TM] processor. EB street director is a white label navigation software available for automotive and consumer markets. The application can be easily customized thereby creates navigation solutions with a unique customer specific feature set and their own brand experience.

EB has been working with Intel to optimize EB street director for Moblin operating system and Intel Atom processor platform to expand the choices for its customers to take advantage of the growing MID market as well as the new deployments in the rapidly growing embedded market.

“Navigation is a very compelling usage for Intel® Atom(TM) processor-based MIDs and many embedded devices,” said Imad Sousou, director of the Open Source Technology Center, Intel Software and Services Group. “Devices using Intel® Atom(TM) processor and the Linux-based Moblin software platform provide a rich user interface infrastructure enabling the development of visually stunning applications like EB street director that offers outstanding functionality and flexibility for customers and end users alike.”

“For EB it is very appealing to provide our navigation software optimized for the Intel® Atom[TM] processor platform, as it enables rich user interfaces, wide bandwidth connectivity and powerful hardware platforms thus enabling a new kind of navigation experience,” says Martin Schleicher, Director Products & Platforms at EB. “Our white label navigation solution with open application programming interfaces (API), full freedom for graphical user interface (GUI) flow and appearance design suits perfectly to these new opportunities. Our customers appreciate the fact that EB offers a standardized product as well as accompanying solutions and services as needed.”

EB, Elektrobit Corporation
EB develops advanced technology and transforms it into enriching end user experiences. EB specializes in demanding embedded software and hardware solutions for the automotive industry and wireless technologies. The company’s net sales for the year 2008 totalled EUR 172.3 million. Elektrobit Corporation is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.