MOTO launches Android Development Platform

Nov 6, 2009

MOTO Development Group launched its AMP development platform for consumer and enterprise electronics designed to run Google’s Android 2.0 mobile operating system. Now consumer Electronics companies can leverage MOTO’s full-featured and flexible Android Media Platform to facilitate user experience and interface prototyping, develop software, extend hardware capabilities and reduce time to market for high-volume 2011 Android mobile connected devices.

MOTO Android Development Platform MOTO’s 5 inch handheld AMP development platform running Android 2.0 and Texas Instruments’ OMAP™ processor is available for customization today; pocket and tablet form factor mobile computing and entertainment product utilizing next generation OMAP processors are in development for availability in 2010.   

AMP features Texas Instruments’ OMAP chip set roadmap. “Texas Instruments is pleased to collaborate with MOTO on the development of the Android Media Platform (AMP). Working together, MOTO completed the AMP reference design in four months including hardware design, software port and platform development. With this short development time, MOTO is able to interest customers who are looking to innovate on the Android platform today.” Elie Belmand, General Manager for the Mobile Consumer Business within in Texas Instruments’ Wireless Group.

Mr. Belmand continues, “MOTO’s AMP platform highlights the capabilities and performance of the OMAP3430 processor while providing the tools to allow OEMS to quickly create differentiated Android devices in a range of specifications. Further, MOTO has a roadmap in place to continue to leverage OMAP technology to remain at the forefront of innovation. We believe solutions like AMP will be crucial to driving innovation in the Android market and supporting growth of this thriving operating system.”

MOTO partnered with Option on the AMP 3G module. Jan Callewaert, CEO Option says, "“We’re very happy to partner with Moto Development Group on the integration of 3G capabilities in their Android 2.0 Development Platform. Our GTM 501 – the world’s smallest HSPA module – is ideally suited for this type of thin connected devices. It is Option’s core strength to provide a total 3G solution – including high valued services, software and hardware – to innovative companies like MOTO.”


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