Wipro Technologies, the global IT Services business of Wipro Limited (WIT) today announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that it has engaged with Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) to offer services on the OMAP(TM) processors at the MWC. The services – which include Linux baseport, Android operating system (OS) porting on hardware platforms, middleware, third-party component integration, application development, and operator customization – will address commercialization requirements for OEMs designing on Android, ensuring fast time to market.
TI’s OMAP 4 platform, based on dual-core ARM(R) Cortex(TM)-A9 foundation, supports the next range of robust multimedia for mobile devices. The platform drives High Definition (HD), 1080p video playback and supports multiple displays, to name a few capabilities. The OMAP 4 platform addresses power and processing requirements of the next-generation connected devices expected to hit store shelves by 2011.
Wipro’s expertise in this domain as a System Integrator has helped TI’s customers realize cost efficiency and faster deployment of applications on their products.
“We are extremely excited to continue our work with Wipro to help customers quickly create unique Android-based designs on the OMAP 4 platform,” said Sharada Satrasala, Director, OMAP SW Ecosystem (Asia), TI. “Wipro, with its strong knowledge of TI’s product line, brings unique assets to our robust ecosystem, which we can leverage to simplify the development cycle for our customers,” she added.
“We are extremely pleased to be working on TI’s OMAP platform to achieve the next step in the Android journey,” said Nagamani Murthy, Vice President of Mobile, Auto and Consumer Business in Wipro Technologies. “Wipro being a member of TI’s ecosystem, and our recent entry into the Open Handset Alliance (OHA) positions us uniquely. We believe that Wipro’s vast expertise and knowledge on the board/system design and the middleware/application, coupled with leveraging on the strengths of the TI offerings, will result in innovative solutions for consumers to enjoy in the near future,” she added.
Wipro and TI have been working together for more than a decade. Having been a part of the OMAP ecosystem since 2002, Wipro has worked collaboratively with TI on various OMAP processor advancements.
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