San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 5, 2009
MOTO Development Group launched its AMP development platform for consumer and enterprise electronics designed to run Googleâs Androidâ¢ 2.0 mobile operating system. Consumer Electronics (CE) companies can leverage MOTOâs 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.
MOTOâs 5â handheld AMP development platform running Android 2.0 and Texas Instrumentsâ OMAPâ¢ 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.
âMOTOâs Android development platform will help companies prototype, design software, and rapidly market the next generation connected devices that tap into web services, mobility, and internet functionality â all the factors driving innovation in consumer electronics today,â said J. Daniell Hebert, CEO of MOTO.
AMP features Texas Instrumentsâ OMAP chip set roadmap. âTexas 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.â Elie Belmand, General Manager for the Mobile Consumer Business within in Texas Instrumentsâ Wireless Group.
Mr. Belmand continues, âMOTOâs 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.â
MOTO partnered with Option on the AMP 3G module. Jan Callewaert, CEO Option says, “âWeâre very happy to partner with Moto Development Group on the integration of 3G capabilities in their Android 2.0 Development Platform. Our GTM 501 â the worldâs smallest HSPA module â is ideally suited for this type of thin connected devices. It is Optionâs core strength to provide a total 3G solution – including high valued services, software and hardware – to innovative companies like MOTO.â
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About MOTO Android Media Platform (AMP)
AMP is a flexible and full-featured development platform designed to help customers accelerate product development and reduce time-to-market for their products. AMP facilitates user experience and interface prototyping, Android application software development, and fast-ramp, high-volume product development.
The AMP family of devices are flash-memory based, running embedded Linux with the ANDROID OS layer on a TI OMAP chipset. Complete software and hardware integration offers an advanced, multi-media ANDROID application development environment. AMP hardware offers a uniquely flexible architecture of a âbakedâ motherboard combined with a daughter card that supports customization of screen sizes (small to large) as well as a range of user input (e.g. touch, multi-touch, motion sensors, pen, GPS, cameras) and communication (e.g. Bluetooth, Wireless USB, IRDA).
MOTO completes the picture by providing comprehensive design, engineering and manufacturing services. MOTO provides AMP as the starting point for its clients and helps them customize the user experience design, hardware architecture, software architecture and mechanical design. MOTO will also help source, identify and manage the ODM partner to develop and manufacture your customized product and take it to high volume production.
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Founded in 1991, MOTO develops products and product / service strategies for startups and Fortune 500 companies. Our methodology combines deep expertise in technology and consumer experience with a pragmatic focus on making the decisions required to deliver products to market. We help companies focus on key elements of innovation that provide differentiation, compelling customer experience, and market value.
MOTO maintains offices in San Francisco, California and Hong Kong SAR.
MOTO Development Group
85 Second Street, Suite 710
San Francisco, CA 94150
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