PalmSource Ships Palm OS 6
PalmSource has indeed shipped Palm OS 6, the next major release of its operating system, to its licensees. The company has posted a press release this morning, PalmSource CEO David Nagel will also be presenting at the Needham Growth Conference today as well.
PalmSource has fulfilled its commitment to deliver the next major release of the Palm OS before the end of 2003. Palm OS 6, shipped December 29, 2003, combines the flexibility, simplicity and ease of use that we believe are the hallmark of today's versions of Palm OS with the emergent operating system requirements that meet the demands anticipated for tomorrow's smart mobile devices. These requirements include modularity, multi-tasking, memory protection, robust security and state-of-the-art multimedia capabilities.
Palm OS 6 enables the development of a new class of Palm Powered mobile products and strengthens PalmSource's position in the wireless and telephony markets. Palm OS 6 now joins PalmSource's growing family of product offerings. More in depth, technical information about Palm OS 6 is expected at the PalmSource developer conference in San Jose February 10-12. Some general preliminary info about OS 6 can be found in this article. Developers at the conference will be given a copy of Palm OS 6 on Feb 10th.
"Palm OS 6 is a major milestone for PalmSource, and we are happy to deliver the final version on schedule," said Larry Slotnick, chief products officer at PalmSource. "We believe that our team has developed a tremendous product for our licensees to bring innovative Palm Powered mobile products into new markets."
Needham Growth Conference
David Nagel, president and CEO of PalmSource, will discuss the company's corporate strategy with investors and analysts at the Sixth Annual Needham Growth Conference at the Palace Hotel in New York on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT.. A live audio webcast of the presentation and a replay will be available on the PalmSource website.
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