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Formation January 2007
Type Not for Profit Consortium
Membership Founder, Core and Associate Members
Website limofoundation.org

The LiMo (Linux Mobile) Foundation was founded in January 2007 by Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic Mobile Communications, Samsung Electronics, and Vodafone with the goal of establishing a globally competitive, Linux-based mobile operating system for smartphones mobile devices. Since then, the Foundation has expanded to more than 50 members who are working together within an open and transparent governance model - with shared leadership and shared decision making - to deliver an open and globally consistent handset software platform based on Linux for use by the whole mobile industry.

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Members

Members of the LiMo Foundation are:

Founder and Core Members Associate Members

Founder members

Core members

Phones

Phones using LiMo include:

Motorola NEC Panasonic Reference Devices
  • ROKR EM30
  • MOTOZINE ZN5
  • MOTO U9
  • MOTO Z6w
  • [MOTORAZR2 V8]
  • MOTOROKR Z6
  • MOTOROKR E8
  • docomo PRIME seriesTM N-01A
  • docomo STYLE seriesTM N-02A
  • docomo STYLE seriesTM N-03A
  • docomo SMART seriesTM N-04A
  • N906iμ
  • N906i
  • N906iL
  • N706i
  • N706ie
  • N905iμ
  • N705iμ
  • N705i
  • N905i
  • docomo PRIME seriesTM P-01A
  • docomo STYLE seriesTM P-02A
  • docomo STYLE seriesTM P-03A
  • docomo SMART seriesTM P-04A
  • docomo SMART seriesTM P-05A
  • P706ie
  • P906ie
  • P706iμ
  • P705i
  • P905i
  • P905iTV
  • P705iμ

Aplix

  • Opal

Kvaleberg

  • Madrid

LG

  • LG LiMo Phone
  • LG ATOS-L - Reference

Myriad

  • Purple Magic

Samsung

  • Omnia (SGH-i900) - Reference
  • Mirage (SGH -i780) - Reference
  • SGH-i800
  • SGH-i6410 (Samsung Vodafone 360 M1)
  • SGH-i8320 (Samsung Vodafone 360 H1)

History

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2007

January
  • LiMo Announced with 6 Founding members [2]
August
  • LiMo membership exceeds 20 companies [3]
September
  • Morgan Gillis appointed as Executive Director

2008

February
  • Orange and Access join LiMo Board of Directors [4]
  • Members swells to 32 members [5]
  • LiMo demonstrates 18 handsets from 7 vendors supporting LiMo Platform technology [6]
March
  • TI joins LiMo Board of Directors [7]
  • LiMo completes R1 LiMo Platform [8]
May
  • Eight new members join LiMo, including Verizon and SK Telecom as Core Members
  • LiMo Operators now represent over half a billlion subscribers on a global basis
  • LiMo Board of Directors is complete, with Verizon as 15th Director
June
  • LiPS Forum ceases operations; re-directs resources behind LiMo
August
  • LiMo Foundation membership exceeds 50
  • Motorola's new ROKR EM30 become the 22nd LiMo handset
September
  • Panasonic's FOMA P706ie is launched as the 23rd LiMo compliant device

2009

February
  • The LiMo Board appoints its 2009 officers
  • Telefonica and SK Telecom join the LiMo Board of Directors
  • LiMo Foundation members showcase next-generation handsets, toolkits and applications at MWC 2009
  • The contributions to the second release of the Platform are completed
  • Global Mobile operators commit to widely deploy LiMo handsets
  • LiMo endorses BONDI to bring web 2.0 applications to LiMo handsets
October
  • Motorola downgrades its membership to 'associate' noting that 'at this time it feels that the Android platform gives it a richer, more consistent foundation with strong support for the ecosystem and developer community' [9]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f NTT DoCoMo (2006-06-15). "Mobile Industry Leaders to Create World's First Globally Adopted Open Mobile Linux Platform". Press release. http://www.nttdocomo.com/pr/2006/001273.html. Retrieved 2009-02-17.  
  2. ^ "Mobile leaders Around The World Launch LiMo Foundation". LiMo Foundation. 25th January 2007. http://www.limofoundation.org/en/limo-press-releases/mobile-leaders-around-the-world-launch-limo-foundation-4.html. Retrieved 2009-06-22.  
  3. ^ "LiMo Foundation Announces Membership Surge". LiMo Foundation. 6th August 2007. http://www.limofoundation.org/en/limo-press-releases/limo-foundation-announces-membership-surge-4.html. Retrieved 2009-06-22.  
  4. ^ "Orange and ACCESS Join LiMo Foundation, Uniting the Mobile Linux Community". LiMo Foundation. 11th February 2008. http://www.limofoundation.org/en/limo-press-releases/orange-and-access-join-limo-foundation-uniting-the-mobile-linux-community-3.html. Retrieved 2009-06-22.  
  5. ^ "Powerful Inflow of New Members Puts LiMo Foundation at the Heart of the Mobile Industry". LiMo Foundation. 11th February 2008. http://www.limofoundation.org/en/limo-press-releases/powerful-inflow-of-new-members-puts-limo-foundation-at-the-heart-of-the-mobile-industry-3.html. Retrieved 2009-06-22.  
  6. ^ "LiMo Foundation Unveils First LiMo Hnadsets". LiMo Foundation. 11th February 2008. http://www.limofoundation.org/en/limo-press-releases/limo-foundation-unveils-first-limo-handsets-3.html. Retrieved 2009-06-22.  
  7. ^ "Texas Instruments joins LiMo Foundation as First Semiconductor Company at Core Member Level". LiMo Foundation. 31st March 2008. http://www.limofoundation.org/en/limo-press-releases/texas-instruments-joins-limo-foundation-as-first-semiconductor-company-at-the-core-member-level-2.html. Retrieved 2009-06-22.  
  8. ^ "LiMo Foundation completes LiMo Platform Release 1". LiMo Foundation. 31st March 2008. http://www.limofoundation.org/en/limo-press-releases/limo-foundation-completes-limo-platform-release-1-2.html. Retrieved 2009-06-22.  
  9. ^ Gohring, Nancy. "Motorola No Longer on LiMo Foundation Board". PCWorld. http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/173355/motorola_no_longer_on_limo_foundation_board.html. Retrieved 2009-10-12.  

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