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Linux Phone Pioneer Acquired

Oct 17, 2008, 13:33 (0 Talkback[s])

"Some 86 million Linux-based MIDs will ship by 2013, according to an ABI forecast from last month. Presumably, this rosy figure bloomed prior to the onset of the current global financial crisis. However, another recent report suggests that high-end phone sales, at least, have proven somewhat immune to poor economic conditions.

"Additionally, Wind River said Mizi's mobile expertise will be "redeployed" to align with Wind River's "focus on open standards and consortia." While Mizi participated in the erstwhile LiPS standardization effort, Wind River has championed causes such as LiMO, Android, and Eclipse (whose tools Mizi has long used in its SDKs)."

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