Linpus gets another software design win with Fujitsu's LIFEBOOK MH330
The netbook, launched in the Asia Pacific region, is Fujitsu's first MeeGo™ LIFEBOOK
Taipei, March 22nd 2011 - Linpus, a leader in the field of open source operating system solutions in the consumer space, announced today they were the software vendor behind Fujitsu's first MeeGo™ LIFEBOOK. The customized software combines Linpus Lite for MeeGo™ with Fujitsu LIFEBOOK MH330 to deliver a fun and interactive experience to users. Linpus Lite is their highly successful consumer device operating system specially designed to deliver a better mobile Internet and netbook experience.
"Fujitsu's LIFEBOOK MH330 with the pre-installed MeeGo™ offers an enhanced user experience with its wealth of social networking capabilities, enhanced interactivity and immediate multimedia access, versatility and mobility all in a compact form factor," said Mr. Lim Teck Sin, Vice President, Engineering and Product Marketing, Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific. "With Linpus' innovation and achievement in MeeGo™, we see the numerous benefits that customers will enjoy and the vast potential it entails."
"We are extremely honored to work with Fujitsu on bringing their first MeeGo™ netbook to market," said Rita Jing, vice-president of sales. "By choosing MeeGo™, Fujitsu again is showing its commitment to innovation and to providing its users with a fantastic social networking and multimedia experience."
MeeGo™ is a full open source product designed to revolutionize the smart device space - tablets, netbooks, TVs, cars and game consoles. It has a common set of apis across client devices with a unified voice to developers.
For end users MeeGo™, offers a specially designed user interface that delivers your key social networking information live to a panel on the desktop. Additionally, key applications like the media player, open windows, all programs, browser and messenger are easily situated on the top tool bar and making them very easy and quick to swap between.
Linpus has been involved in the MeeGo™ project for more than 3 years, originally bringing one of the first MeeGo™-based operating systems to market in time for Computex 2010. They have since upgraded it to include better categorization of the social networking and recent object panel in M-Zone. And they have also added a number of other enhancements:
? More social network support in M-Zone - Flickr and MySpace.
? Online support - Linpus commercial grade LiveUpdate function to deliver device-specific patches, upgrades and new applications to your system.
? Power management - Advanced settings and options for idle mode and auto-suspend - as well as fine-tuning mean power savings of around 15 to 20%.
? Network Manager - More 3G modems and device-to-device file transfer (adhoc), VPN, PPPoE and WPA2-enterprise support.
? Linpus Windows Data Applications - If you have dual-boot with Windows, these applications help you view Outlook data, music and videos.
? Peripheral support - Linpus has unprecedented experience in the Linux consumer bundle market, meaning they have included support for a huge range of printers, projectors, and other hardware.
? Extremely fast boot.
? International keyboard - This application allows users to switch between the keyboards of four different languages with just the tap of an icon.
About Linpus Technologies, Inc.
Linpus (www.linpus.com) has worked on open source solutions across numerous platforms and products, garnering a reputation for engineering excellence as well as highly intuitive user interfaces. Its netbook operating system, Linpus Lite, is the choice of several of the world's largest computer manufacturers, making it the leading product in the netbook space.
Fujitsu is a leading provider of ICT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010. For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com.
About the MeeGo™ Project
The MeeGo™ project combines Intel's Moblin™ and Nokia's Maemo projects into one Linux-based, open source software platform for the next generation of computing devices. The MeeGo™ software platform is designed to give developers the broadest range of device segments to target for their applications, including netbooks and entry-level desktops, handheld computing and communications devices, in-vehicle infotainment devices, connected TVs, media phones and more - all using a uniform set of APIs based on Qt. For consumers, MeeGo™ will offer innovative application experiences that they can take from device to device. The MeeGo™ project is hosted by the Linux Foundation. For more information on MeeGo™, visit http://www.MeeGo™.com.
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