Barcelona and Taipei, Taiwan (ots/PRNewswire) -
- ELIPS Suite Will Enable Hon Hai Precision Industry to Rapidly
Develop Mass Market Phones Across Multiple Chipsets
Open-Plug, the specialist in software development environment for
mass market phones and portable devices, today announced it has been
selected by Hon Hai Precision Industry (commonly known as Foxconn) to
deliver its ELIPS Suite for the development of mass market phones for
OEMs and Operators.
ELIPS Suite is a comprehensive reference application suite
integrating best of breed applications from leading ISVs enabling
rapid development of multimedia touchscreen-enabled mobile phones
with appealing user interfaces and features like Dynamic Application
Download, multitasking, WAP, MMS, Java, MEPG4, MP3, SyncML, DRM,
Complex Languages, Predictive Text inputs, etc. ELIPS Suite is
currently available on most of the leading chipset platforms and can
be easily ported on all new EDGE & 3G chipsets to be unveiled by
chipset vendors, thus enabling the re-use of existing code and
reducing significantly new handset development costs.
"It was important for Hon Hai Precision Industry to select a
robust solution that helps us bring highly customizable products
faster to market while allowing us to quickly and fully re-use our
software investment across all our current and future hardware
platforms," said a Hon Hai Precision Industry Executive. "Open-Plug's
technology is second to none and we are absolutely convinced that it
will help us developing what will become a range of attractive device
variants while staying competitive moving forward."
"We have now been working with Hon Hai Precision Industry for a
few months and we are impressed by their strong technical
capabilities and achievements," said Eric Baissus, CEO of Open-Plug.
"We believe that by leveraging our technologies and our portable
application suite, they will deliver competitive products at an
unbeatable price point, leading to key design wins with major
The ELIPS Suite is based on a unique component technology,
patented by Open-Plug, that simplifies all phases of mobile phone
software development, integration, validation and deployment. It
enables mobile operators and handset makers to create, update and
customize their phones, even post-sales with features like Dynamic
Application Download and OTA.
Open-Plug creates and commercializes ELIPS, the first open
application development environment designed for mass-market mobile
phones. Already shipped in millions of devices, ELIPS enables
software companies, handset makers and operators to create and deploy
mobile applications, rich user interfaces as well as complete
software solution, in record time.
Founded in 2002, Open-Plug is a private company financed by
leading international venture capital investors. Headquartered in
France, the company also operates in Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C. Open-Plug
is a member of the LiMo Foundation (Linux Mobile Foundation).
For more information, visit http://www.open-plug.com
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