"Hewlett-Packard says now more than even it is committed to open
source technologies. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based computer and
printer maker Monday launched Coolbase, a software development
platform for creating mobile e-services. The program was created by
scientists and engineers at HP Labs' Cooltown research project.
While under beta testing, Coolbase received interest from more than
"'As a leading Linux and open source advocate, HP is inviting
developers to use Coolbase to create new applications and mobile
e-services for a truly connected world,' says Cooltown project
director Gene Becker. 'With today's launch of Coolbase, HP
continues to move forward on making its vision for connecting
people, places and things a reality. Coolbase will let people
create their own Cooltown experiences.'"
"The platform consists of several components including software
for enabling devices to become smart and Web connected; software
for representing people, places and things and a context-aware
relationship with each other; supporting hardware and software
elements; and sample applications that illustrate the use of these
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