ARM has opened the Solution Center for Android,
a resource for designers and developers of ARM technology-based
products running on Android, the open source platform from the Open
The ARM Solution Center for Android (SCA)
offers developers new to Android or to ARM, the widest range of Android
resources for ARM architecture. SCA members come together to share
their expertise, solutions and services, including:
- Development tools.
- Complete Android solutions.
- Android software components.
- Android services.
- Android training.
we have seen through the recent launches of handsets such as Motorola's
Droid and Acer's Liquid, the Android platform represents a fundamental
change in the open source ecosystem," said Kevin Smith, VP Segment
Marketing, ARM. "ARM is the leading processor architecture for internet
everywhere applications from mobile to the connected home and with that
leadership, ARM is in a position to foster an innovative ecosystem to
ensure that device manufacturers have the best development solutions at
their disposal. The Solution Center for Android serves as a one-stop
guide to provide developers with the tools and information they need to
create innovative devices with applications that satisfy consumers'
"Consumer adoption of smartbooks, smartphones and other
'always on' connected devices is forecast to increase significantly in
the next few years," said Jeff, Orr, senior analyst at ABI Research.
"Manufacturers of these devices need a support structure that enables
them to develop cutting-edge devices quickly and affordably."
addition to the support of major OEMs, Silicon Partners and solution
providers, the Solution Center for Android comprises more than 35
members of the ARM Connected Community that provide development tools,
solutions and services optimized specifically for Android on the ARM
platform. Participating Partners include Acrodea, America Megatrends,
Archos, Atelier, Beijing Farsight, CoWare, Datalight, Discretix
Technologies, Embedded Artists AB, Enea, Haansoft, Incube Solutions,
Ingenient Technologies, Intrinsyc Software, iWave Systems, Lauterbach,
LSF Design, Mapusoft, Mentor Graphics, Mistrial Solution, Montavista,
Movial, NECEL, Open Kernel Labs, Pathpartnertech, QSound, Symsource,
SQLStar, Tata Elxsi, Texas Instruments, Thundersoft, Vayavya Labs,
Viosoft, VirtualLogix, VisualOn, Wipro and Zii Labs
Center for Android is accessible immediately. For more information and
a full list of participating Partners please visit www.arm.com/solution-center-android