OULU, FINLAND--(Marketwired - Feb 14, 2014) - CyberLightning Ltd., today announced it has joined the Tizen Association Partner Program to help further the development and deployment of the Tizen Operating System (OS) platform. The Tizen Association is an industry consortium that supports the development of the Tizen open-source software platform and operating system for a wide range of connected devices. As a Tizen Association Partner, CyberLightning will have the opportunity to join relevant Tizen Association Working Groups and to participate in Tizen Association meetings, giving the company more insight and potential input into the development of the Tizen OS.
"In our work building the framework for the 3D Internet, CyberLightning is committed to collaboration and open-source platform development," said Ville Mickelsson, CEO of CyberLightning. "We are very excited to join the Tizen Association Partner Program, which shares these core principals, and contribute to this dynamic global software ecosystem."
The Tizen Association brings together some of the world's largest and most innovative companies developing products, services, software and apps for the growing ecosystem of connected devices. From smartphones and tablets to appliances and in-vehicle infotainment systems, Tizen Association partner companies around the globe are collaborating to build an independent open-source platform that drives innovation across a number of product and services segments.
"I am delighted to welcome CyberLightning to our ever-growing membership," said Ryoichi Sugimura, a Tizen Association Board Member from NTT DOCOMO. "Their contribution will support the development of the Tizen OS and ecosystem, and further drive Tizen's vision of building and supporting a cross-architecture, open source software platform that spans across multiple device segments."
CyberLightning, along with Tizen, will participate in the Mobile World Congress 2014 conference in Barcelona, Spain. At the Tizen booth (H65 in Hall 8.1), CyberLightning will demonstrate its 3D Internet mapping solution running on the Tizen platform.
Tizen is an open source project managed by the Linux Foundation. The goal of the project is to build and support a cross-architecture, open source software platform that spans across multiple device segments, including smartphone, tablet, Smart TV, appliances, netbook and in-vehicle infotainment systems. The Tizen Association is an industry consortium of operators, device manufacturers and their suppliers, independent software developers and mobile application developers. For more information on the Tizen Project, please visit www.tizen.org. For more information on the Tizen Association, please visit www.tizenassociation.org.
CyberLightning is paving the road to the 3D Internet by offering tools to better understand complex information and improve business collaboration using stationary and mobile platforms. The company was founded in 2010 by a core team at the Center for Internet Excellence at University of Oulu, Finland. More information is available at www.cyberlightning.com