Intel stresses need for MeeGo adoption

Summary:At Computex 2010, the company's director has stressed the need for adoption of the service after its recent version 1.0 release

Intel has released more details and the deployment roadmap for the company's MeeGo operating system, highlighting its desire for consumers to start utilising the open-source platform.

During his keynote at Computex 2010 on Wednesday, Peter Biddle, director of Intel's AppUp products and services, noted that while he is "no longer worried" about attracting developers to create content for the MeeGo platform, it is consumer adoption that is needed. "We need more consumers," he said.

An updated iteration of the OS will be made available every six months, and the upcoming refresh in October will see MeeGo fitted out for tablets and handheld devices, noted Douglas Fisher, vice president of Intel's software and services group, who was also a speaker at the keynote presentation.

For more on this story, see Intel seeks consumers for MeeGo on ZDNet Asia.

Topics: Mobility, Apps

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