April 2004
UNIX Update;Apr2004, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p5
Trade Publication
MontaVista Software Inc. and ACCESS Co. Ltd. have teamed to provide a complete Linux-based development platform and embedded and embedded browser solution for OMAP platform. MontaVista Linux Consumer Electronics Edition is the world's first embedded Linux product targeted at advanced consumer electronics devices. The integration of the versatile MontaVista operating system and cross development environment with ACCESS' NetFront embedded browser, provides Internet device manufacturers a comprehensive solution that reduces development time and gets their OMAP-based Internet devices to market more quickly. NetFront is the most widely deployed and actively used embedded browser in the world. It boasts many innovations that provide an unparalleled Internet browsing experience including Smart-Fit Rendering, a technology that intelligently renders Web pages to fit the narrow screen widths of mobile devices, eliminating the need for horizontal scrolling. NetFront also features RapidRender, a patent-pending rendering technology that renders and displays Web page content, significantly accelerating the presentation, discovery and interaction opportunities for mobile Internet users. MontaVista manager Scott Hedrick said the combined solution of its Linux and ACCESS' NetFront browser provides customers with an optimized solution that eases development and speeds time-to-market.


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