October 10, 2001
Texas Instruments chooses Linux for 3G development tool
Author: JT Smith
In more informative Linux news from the mainstream press, we learn that Texas Instruments will make its OMAP wireless platform Linux-friendly. That means upcoming 3G wireless devices from Nokia, Ericsson, Sony, and other developers could create penguin-powered consumer handsets. Texas Instruments says that Linux, what with its ease of use, reliability, and flexibility, make it a perfect match for its OMAP 3G architecture. 3G is the next-generation wireless protocol, designed to bring full-motion streaming video and other multimedia goodies to telephone handsets and other gadgets, sooner or later. Read the full story at ZDNet.