4/27/2004 - Trolltech announced that Qtopia, a comprehensive application platform and user interface for Linux-based consumer electronics, received the LinuxUser & Developer Award in the category "Best Embedded Linux".
The LinuxUser & Develeoper Awards aim to recognise the best products and solutions in the Linux industry. "This small company works hard to have consistent quality in their products," said the LinuxUser & Develeoper Awards judging panel. "It is impressive to see such an expansive, powerful and intriguing product from such a small company."
Nominated alongside Trolltech were Sony, Lineo, Hitachi and Philips.
"These are exciting times in the embedded Linux mobile device market and the availability of state-of-the-art software solutions is key," said Haavard Nord, CEO and co-founder of Trolltech. "We believe that Qtopia provides the power and flexibility required by device manufacturers, and the LinuxUser & Developer Award is a confirmation that Qtopia is indeed about quality and excellence."
Qtopia is a Linux-based application environment designed to make mobile computing simple, powerful, intuitive, and flexible. A complete environment, Qtopia's intuitive and customizable user interface provides near-desktop power on mobile embedded devices.
Trolltech ® is a software company with two product lines: Qt ® and Qtopia ®. Qt is a multiplatform C++ application framework developers can use to write single-source applications that run -- natively -- on Windows, Linux, Unix, Mac OS X and embedded Linux. Qt has been used to build thousands of successful commercial applications worldwide, and is the basis of the open source KDE desktop environment. Qtopia is the first comprehensive application platform built for embedded Linux, and is used on numerous Linux-based PDAs and Smartphones. Trolltech is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with offices in Brisbane, Australia, and Palo Alto, California. More about Trolltech can be found at http://www.trolltech.com.
About LinuxUser & Developer
LinuxUser & Developer is the UK's only magazine written specifically for Linux professionals and IT decision makers. LinuxUser & Developer is published by Horsepower Media Ltd, part of the Live Publishing Group.
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