LONDON Wind River has released a commercial version of open source Android optimized on the OMAP34x and OMAP36x platforms from Texas Instruments Inc. as part of a strategic, multi-year partnership between the companies.
This platform is a validated, fully compliant software platform based on the latest versions of the Android software development kit (SDK), available with pre-integrated software from initial partners Adobe, PacketVideo and Red Bend Software; and global support by Wind River.
It comes with a number of building blocks including open source Android code validated and tested by Wind River in a rigorous process combining hundreds of manual test cases and tens of thousands of automated test scenarios including compliance with the latest Android Compatibility Test Suite (CTS) as well as pre-integrated third-party software, including existing Flash technology from Adobe, OpenCORE mobile multimedia software from PacketVideo, firmware over-the-air (FOTA) updating and device management software from Red Bend.
It has enhanced Android user interface and personalization options for such common branding functions as boot-up splash screen, locked idle screen, and termination screens and additional gesture-based choices for core phone functions. The extended framework and applications including master reset function, music player, performance and power management.
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