SOURCE: Xandros, Inc.

Xandros, Inc.

February 16, 2009 02:00 ET

Xandros' Rich Mobile User Experiences for Qualcomm's Snapdragon Chipsets Being Showcased at Mobile World Congress

Xandros Solution for Snapdragon Platform Offers Compelling Apps, Low Power Consumption and Ubiquitous Connectivity

BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Marketwire - February 16, 2009) - Mobile World Congress -- Xandros today announced a turnkey software solution with a new, compelling user experience running on Qualcomm's Snapdragon™ mobile computing chipsets that will be demonstrated for the first time at the Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain, February 16-19, 2009. The Xandros solution for the Snapdragon platform enables mobile OEM vendors and communications carriers to deliver the full power of desktop computing to innovative netbooks and Mobile Computing Devices with low power consumption and ubiquitous 3G connectivity capabilities.

The Xandros solution for Snapdragon chipsets comes with tools to customize its functions and interface for specific markets and user demographics. It also includes a unique, custom brandable online Application Store for access to software, games, multimedia and web applications, enabling one-time and recurring revenue streams for OEMs, service providers and carriers. Full-featured user applications include a browser, push-based email, PIM, instant messaging, a photo viewer, a media player, and an office suite to create and edit Microsoft Office documents. All applications support both keyboards and touch screens, and exhibit consistent appearances and behaviors.

"This new solution will change the way people think about mobile computing. By introducing the powerful netbook experience that Xandros developed for the Eee PC to Qualcomm Snapdragon, OEMs and carriers can reach new markets and create recurring revenue streams," said Andreas Typaldos, CEO of Xandros. "With the help of Qualcomm's next-generation technology we deliver always-on 3G networking, high performance multimedia, location-aware content, and full Internet productivity."

Mobile Computing Devices

Mobile Computing Devices (MCDs) offer a revolution in computing and communications in a thin and light form factor with a 7-12" display and full keyboard. MCDs are perfect for viewing movies and maps, or editing spreadsheets and documents while also having access to full Internet browsing and social networking.

Showcased at Mobile World Congress, February 16-19

The new Xandros solution for Snapdragon chipsets will be showcased at Qualcomm's booth # 8B53 (8) at Mobile World Congress, February 16-19, 2009, Fira Montjuïc in Barcelona, Spain.

About Xandros

Xandros is the leader in providing seamless Windows-Linux interoperability on a variety of platforms. Xandros' custom user experiences helped launch the netbook revolution with the award-winning Eee PC. The Xandros suite for mobile devices and netbooks includes integrated and customizable applications, an online Application Store and cloud-based services. Scalix delivers award-winning email, calendaring and messaging. BridgeWays management packs provide seamless end-to-end management of business critical applications on Windows, Linux and UNIX environments from one console. The company is headquartered in New York, with R&D offices in Ottawa, San Diego, Bracknell, Frankfurt, Mumbai, and Taipei and sales and support offices worldwide. For more information, please visit www.xandros.com

Qualcomm is a registered trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated. Snapdragon is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated. Xandros® is a registered trademark of Xandros, Inc. All other trademarks and/or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Xandros Media Contact:
    Xenia von Wedel
    Terpin Communications for Xandros
    1-415-595-2030
    xandros@terpin.com
    Customer service:
    1-613-842-3494