The long expected statement on the “Google Phone” is here.  A few minutes back the “Open Handset Alliance” revealed “Android” as well as issued the complying with press release as well as video,

“Industry Leaders reveal open platform for Mobile Devices
Group Pledges to Unleash advancement for Mobile individuals Worldwide

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.; BONN, Germany; TAOYUAN, Taiwan; SAN DIEGO, Calif.; SCHAUMBERG, Ill., November 5, 2007 — A broad alliance of leading innovation as well as wireless business today joined forces to reveal the advancement of Android, the very first genuinely open as well as detailed platform for mobile devices. Google Inc., T-Mobile, HTC, Qualcomm, Motorola as well as others have worked together on the advancement of Android with the open Handset Alliance, a multinational alliance of innovation as well as mobile market leaders.

This alliance shares a typical goal of fostering advancement on mobile gadgets as well as providing consumers a far much better individual experience than much of what is offered on today’s mobile platforms. By supplying designers a new level of openness that allows them to work a lot more collaboratively, Android will accelerate the speed at which new as well as compelling mobile services are made offered to consumers.

With almost 3 billion individuals worldwide, the smart phone has ended up being the most personal as well as ubiquitous communications device. However, the lack of a collaborative effort has made it a difficulty for developers, wireless operators as well as handset makers to respond as swiftly as possible to the ever-changing needs of smart mobile consumers. with Android, developers, wireless operators as well as handset makers will be much better positioned to give market ingenious new products quicker as well as at a much lower cost. The end result will be an unmatched mobile platform that will allow wireless operators as well as makers to provide their clients better, a lot more personal as well as a lot more versatile mobile experiences.

Thirty-four business have developed the open Handset Alliance, which aims to establish technologies that will substantially lower the expense of establishing as well as distributing mobile gadgets as well as services. The Android platform is the very first step in this direction — a completely integrated mobile “software stack” that consists of an operating system, middleware, easy to use interface as well as applications. consumers must expect the very first phones based on Android to be offered in the second half of 2008.

The Android platform will be made offered under one of the most progressive, developer-friendly open-source licenses, which provides mobile operators as well as gadget makers considerable flexibility as well as versatility to style products. next week the alliance will release an early gain access to software application advancement set to supply designers with the tools needed to produce ingenious as well as compelling applications for the platform.

Android holds the pledge of unmatched benefits for consumers, designers as well as makers of mobile services as well as devices. Handset makers as well as wireless operators will be complimentary to personalize Android in buy to give market ingenious new products quicker as well as at a much lower cost. designers will have total gain access to to handset abilities as well as tools that will allow them to develop a lot more compelling as well as easy to use services, bringing the Web designer design to the mobile space. as well as consumers around the world will have gain access to to less costly mobile gadgets that function a lot more compelling services, rich Web applications as well as easier-to-use interfaces — eventually producing a remarkable mobile experience.

Open Software, open Device, open Ecosystem

“This partnership will assist unleash the prospective of mobile innovation for billions of individuals around the world. A fresh technique to fostering advancement in the mobile market will assist shape a new computing atmosphere that will modification the method people gain access to as well as share info in the future,” stated Google Chairman as well as CEO Eric Schmidt. “Today’s statement is a lot more ambitious than any type of single ‘Google Phone’ that the press has been speculating about over the past few weeks. Our vision is that the powerful platform we’re unveiling will power countless different phone models.”

“As a founding member of the open Handset Alliance, T-Mobile is dedicated to advancement as well as fostering an open platform for wireless services to satisfy the quickly evolving as well as emerging needs of wireless customers,” stated René Obermann, chief executive Officer, Deutsche Telekom, parent business of T-Mobile. “Google has been an well established partner for T-Mobile’s groundbreaking technique to bring the mobile open Web to the mass market. Wesee the Android platform as an interesting chance to introduce robust wireless Web as well as web 2.0 services for T-Mobile clients in the us as well as Europe in 2008.”

“HTC’s trademark on the mobile market has been its capability to drive cutting-edge advancement into a large range of mobile gadgets to produce the best match for individuals,” stated Peter Chou, chief executive Officer, HTC Corp. “Our involvement in the open Handset alliance as well as integration of the Android platform in the second half of 2008 allows us to broaden our gadget portfolio into a new classification of linked mobile phones that will modification the skin tone of the mobile market as well as re-create individual expectations of the smart phone experience.”

“The convergence of the wireless as well as Web markets is producing new partnerships, evolving service designs as well as driving innovation,” stated Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, chief executive policeman of Qualcomm. “We are very delighted to be participating in the open Handset Alliance, whose objective is to assist develop the leading open-source application platform for 3G networks. The proliferation of open-standards-based handsets will supply an interesting new chance to produce compelling services as well as devices. As a result, we are committing research study as well as advancement resources to allow the Android platform as well as to produce the very best always-connected consumer experience on our chipsets.”

“Motorola has long been an advocate of open software application for mobile platforms. Today, we’re ecstatic to continue this support by joining Google as well as others in the statement of the open Handset alliance as well as Android platform. Motorola plans to leverage the Android platform to allow seamless, linked services as well as rich consumer experiences in future Motorola products,” stated Ed Zander, Chairman as well as CEO of Motorola, Inc.

Open Handset alliance Founding Members

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