Monday, October 10, 2011

Motorola Solutions acquires Rhomobile

It is officially announced yesterday that Motorola Solutions has acquires Rhomobile. So this ruby based Mobile Framework is now part of  Motorola Solution. Few week back it was announced that HTML5 based Mobile Framework Phonegap is acquire by Adobe.  So is it Mobile/HTML5 buzz?
Motorola  announced the availability of Motorola RhoElements, a state-of-the-art web-based application framework. It is designed to allow businesses to quickly and cost-effectively develop and deploy web-based applications on existing Motorola Windows Embedded Handheld (formerly known as Windows Mobile) and Windows Embedded Compact (Win-CE) mobile computers as well as Motorola’s recently announced ET1 Android-based enterprise tablet.

These are the key notes of acquisition:
  • All Rhomobile products will continue to be sold and supported globally.  
  • Rhodes will continue to be available open source under the MIT License.
  • They are committed to supporting the Rhomobile community and continuing the open source heritage of Rhodes
  • They also announced their updated Windows Mobile focused mobile browser  now called RhoElements. 
  • Motorola Solutions will provide the scale, resources, industry knowledge, and broader base of partners and channels to accelerate universal adoption of Rho technology

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