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Linux Foundation to Host Moblin Project



The Linux Foundation has announced that it will host the Moblin project, an open source project that supports Linux-based software platforms, and is optimized for next-generation of mobile devices, including netbooks, mobile Internet devices (MID), in-vehicle infotainment systems, and other embedded devices.

The central piece of the architecture is the common layer called "Moblin Core", a hardware and usage model independent layer that provides one uniform way to develop such devices. Underneath the Moblin Core sits the Linux kernel and device drivers specific to the hardware platform, and above the Moblin Core are the specific user interface and user interaction model for the target device.


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