ACCESS Linux Platform coming from PalmSource

The next plaftorm to emerge from PalmSource and ACCESS will be the ACCESS Linux Platform (ALP). ALP will combine the Palm OS for Linux with the NetFront browser and other open source Linux components. ACCESS’ goal is to have ALP become the platform of choice for the development of high volume, feature rich smartphones and mobile devices for high performance networks, including 2.5G and 3G, worldwide. ALP is designed to provide a complete, consistent and customizable solution for handset and mobile device manufacturers and mobile operators.

The ALP SDK should be available to licensees by the end of the year so we should not expect any devices running ALP until 2007.

It’s not looking promising for Cobalt.

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