ZDNet: Real, Motorola Mobilize Media with Linux
Oct 23, 2003, 17:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hines)
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"RealNetworks scored a deal under which its RealOne Player
streaming media software will be incorporated into Linux-based
phones built by Motorola.
"The companies said Wednesday that the phones, which will let
people access both audio and video content using RealNetworks
applications, will become available sometime during the first half
"The partnership represents another step forward in bringing
Linux, an open-source operating system, to wireless devices.
RealNetworks has increasingly expanded its Linux-related efforts.
The company announced earlier this year that it will release the
source code of its audio and video player to run on the operating
system. The company previously released the source code for its
Helix video and audio compression technology and Helix DNA media
servers, which support many file formats including MPEG-4 and