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Finnish Developer Uses Linux and OSS to Move to Market Quickly

Dec 11, 2007, 12:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)

"For Navicron, a wireless technology company launched in Oulu, Finland, in 2004, open source development means it can move products to market quicker and cheaper. Navicron is just beginning to reach out to the United States in search of a larger market. The company, which creates hardware and software for cell phones, recently opened an office in Texas so company representatives could be closer to potential vendor partners and venture capital in the States.

"Navicron develops cell phone software on Linux, because the open source platform allows for 'more combinations' of the applications that cell phone manufacturers ask for..."

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