MontaVista® Software, Inc., the leader in embedded Linux® commercialization, announced continued support of Moblin, an optimized open source Linux software stack and application framework. MontaVista Linux 6 Market Specific Distributions (MSDs) based on Moblin Version 2 for Intel® Atom[tm] processor-based platforms help embedded developers bring commercial devices to market quickly and cost effectively, incorporating the robust Internet and media capabilities offered by Moblin v2.
With over 2,000 customers, and powering over 50 million devices worldwide, MontaVista Linux is recognized as the leading commercial Linux for the broad embedded device market. With the recent release of MontaVista Linux 6, the introduction of Market Specific Distributions (MSDs) based on the Moblin project, and new developer tools like the MontaVista Integration Platform, device developers have unparalleled flexibility in new product design.
Moblin v2 is the latest from Moblin.org, an open source community that supports the creation and distribution of Linux-based operating system products for Intel Atom processor-based platforms, including netbooks, mobile Internet devices (MIDs), nettops, in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) and embedded systems. One of the key new features of Moblin v2 Beta is an easy-to-use and intuitive user interface that was built for advanced Internet, media and social networking experiences.
“We are excited to continue to be an active part of the Moblin community. By delivering MontaVista Linux 6 Market Specific Distributions based on Moblin, device manufacturers can bring commercial devices to market quickly and cost effectively” said Joerg Bertholdt, VP of Marketing at MontaVista Software. “They will be able to fully realize the benefits of Moblin while taking advantage of the advanced features and quality of MontaVista Linux 6 to deliver new solutions around applications such as MIDs, multimedia, and others.”
“MontaVista’s support of Moblin Version2 with their Linux 6 Market Specific Distributions (MSDs) helps bring new capabilities to the Intel® Atom[tm] processor-based market,” said Doug Fisher, Vice President of Intel’s Software and Services Group and general manager of the System Software Division. “Moblin v2, combined with Montavista Linux 6 MSD’s, will help bring compelling Intel Atom processor-based platforms to the broader embedded market, enabling exciting new markets like the Media Phone and In Vehicle Infotainment (IVI).”
About MontaVista Software
MontaVista Software, Inc. is the leader in embedded Linux commercialization. For over 10 years, MontaVista has been helping embedded developers get the most out of open source by adding commercial quality, integration, hardware enablement, expert support, and the resources of the MontaVista development community. Because MontaVista customers enjoy faster time to market, more competitive device functionality, and lower total cost, more devices have been deployed with MontaVista than with any other Linux.
Hosted by the Linux Foundation, Moblin is an optimized open source Linux software stack and technology framework that delivers visually rich Internet and media experiences on Intel® Atom[tm] Processor-based devices including MIDs, netbooks/nettops, in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), and embedded systems.
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