The BrewMobile platform from Qualcomm will integrate a wide variety of third-party multimedia applications across a variety of mobile handsets. Look for BrewMobile OS handsets to be introduced preloaded with a full set of third-part apps in 2010. R.C.J.
Qualcomm today announced that key mobile software providers are currently optimizing applications of its next-generation Brew Mobile Platform (Brew MP) operating system that the company claims streamlines commercializing apps across a variey of new devices. Key software features include a Java virtual machine, browser, multimedia access, instant messaging, calendar and smart-assistance apps pre-integrated. Brew MP developers are already distributing applications to mobile device manufacturers so that they will be available next year when the first devices using the new OS begin to appear.