HELSINKI, February 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Ixonos, a world leader in creating wireless technologies, software and solutions for mobile devices and services, showcases its extensive MeeGo(TM) expertise at the Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. Ixonos holds a unique skill set in delivering unparalleled solutions, user experiences and innovative devices, which run on MeeGo and its predecessors Maemo and Moblin(TM), as well as on a variety of other operating systems on a multitude of devices.
At the Mobile World Congress on 14-17 February, Ixonos demonstrates an Intel(R) Atom(TM) processor based tablet prototype,based on MeeGo v1.1. The demonstration includes an end-to-end application solution that Ixonos has developed for this showcase, including the application development, user experience design and hosting possibilities.
“This is only one example of our development achievements since the announcement of our support for Intel(R) architecture-handheld platforms in the end of last year. We appreciate the opportunity to showcase our company, our MeeGo expertise and cooperation with Intel also at the MeeGo Pavilion in the Congress,” says Mr. Antti Aumo, Vice President, Global Solutions, at Ixonos.
“MeeGo’s open and flexible software platform on Intel architecture gives mobile device manufacturers both the freedom and the powerful capabilities to deliver exciting user experiences,” says Ram Peddibhotla, system software marketing director, Intel Corporation, and adds: “Intel welcomes Ixonos and other system integrators to the MeeGo ecosystem to use its deep software and solutions expertise to help manufacturers achieve differentiation and faster time-to-market.”
“Over 200 of our experts are currently working in different MeeGo projects that vary from integration to testing, and from design to service development. We have over 250 employees with solid experience in Mobile Linux and Qt development,” Mr. Antti Aumo mentions. “To showcase our end-to-end capabilities at the Mobile World Congress, we arranged an internal MeeGo application development competition to entice developers to create new applications. The competition was receivedwith great enthusiasm by the employees,” he goes on.
“Ixonos is at the cutting edge of mobile, smartphone and smart device design, building complete and innovative products and services. Ixonos is a visionary partner to its customers, reducing the time-to-market of new products and bringing a full set of services from new product innovation to software development, mechanical engineering and electronics design,” Mr. Aumo concludes.
Ixonos (http://www.ixonos.com) is an ICT services company creating innovative solutions for mobility, social media and digital services. Together with our customers we develop products and services which let people enjoy inspiring digital experience, anyplace, anytime. Our client organizations benefit from new business opportunities and new productivity.We have offices in Finland, China, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Great Britain, Slovakia and the U.S. IxonosPlc is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The company’s turnover in 2010 was 84.9 MEUR and operating profit 5.3 MEUR.
About the MeeGo Project
The MeeGo project combines Intel’s Moblin(TM) and Nokia’s Maemo projects into one Linux-based, open source software platform for the next generation of computing devices. The MeeGo software platform is designed to give developers the broadest range of device segments to target for their applications, including netbooks and entry-level desktops, handheld computing and communications devices, in-vehicle infotainment devices, connected TVs, media phones and more – all using a uniform set of APIs based on Qt. For consumers, MeeGo will offer innovative application experiences that they can take from device to device. The MeeGo project is hosted by the Linux Foundation. For more information on MeeGo, visit http://www.meego.com.