Q&A with David Nagel
DigiTimes has just published a interview with David Nagel, president and CEO of PalmSource. The Q&A session covers a wide range of Palm OS-related topics, including ODM arrangements to Palm OS Cobalt wireless support.
The interview was conducted during a recent business trip to Taipei. One of the purposes of the trip Taiwan was for PalmSource to talk to ODM companies to find out how best to support them. Nagel also talks about increasing support for Smartphones, the Chinese market and the growing platform developer base.
Nagel also states that the Palm OS has about 50% share of the world market for handheld devices. In the US market, Palm OS is absolutely the leader. NPD has tracked sales, and according to their figures, Palm OS has a 78% market share in the latest reporting month. We have seen almost zero erosion due to Pocket PC, and the ratio of retail Palm OS device sales to Pocket PC device sales is still nearly 4:1 in our favor. Symbian OS is not even a factor in the handheld market. In the US, Palm OS is also the number one platform for smartphones.
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