siliconvalley.internet.com: Motorola Rings up MontaVista for Linux-Java Phone
Mar 21, 2003, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"When Motorola launches its A760 handset later this year, it
won't be running the company's usual Symbian operating system.
"The Schaumburg, Ill.-based wireless giant Wednesday confirmed
that instead it would be using Sunnyvale, Calif.-based MontaVista
Software's consumer version of Linux to power its new
"As previously reported, the new A760 is the first handset based
on Linux and Java technology and combines a mobile phone with
personal digital assistant (PDA) functions, digital camera, video
player, MP3 player, speakerphone, advanced messaging, Internet
access and Bluetooth.
"The world's second-largest mobile phone maker professed the
Linux operating system a 'key pillar of its handset software