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Virtualised multiple OS mobile handset to hit market

Mar 25, 2009, 13:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stan Beer)

"Unfortunately, we can't reveal the name of the handset vendor but we can tell you that the announcement will be very soon.

"US-based Open Kernel Labs, a spin-off from Australian tech research group NICTA, is a specialist developer of mobile virtualisation software.

"According to senior executives at Open Kernel Labs, the technology in the soon to be announced phone will show that the days of having low cost handsets seamlessly running applications from Symbian, Windows Mobile, Linux and other operating systems side by side are here.

"Steve Subar, president and CEO of Open Kernel Labs told iTWire that the announcement and release of the world's first virtualised mobile handset is imminent."

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