Wind River Commercial Android Platform

Wind River Platform for Android is a commercial version of open source Android. It is optimized on the OMAP 3 platform from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI). The Wind River Platform for Android is a validated, fully compliant software platform based on the latest versions of the Android software development kit (SDK), available with pre-integrated software from initial partners Adobe, PacketVideo, and Red Bend Software; and global support by Wind River. Wind River Platform for Android is available now.

Wind River Platform for Android Features

  • Validated Android Cupcake distribution, with published roadmap support for Open Handset Alliance (OHA) releases
  • Full CTS compliance
  • Automated test suite
    • Meta test framework—many tests/one button, many results/one report
    • More than 25,000 tests, including Iperf, IOZone, LTP, and hundreds of Wind River–authored tests
    • Test-authoring tool for client-created tests
    • CTS compatible
  • Enhanced branding support
    • Boot-up screens
    • Termination screens
    • Locked idle screen slide shows
    • Options for new widgets and skins
  • Extended gesture options
    • Making a call
    • Sending SMS messages
  • Extended application framework
  • Hardware-software optimizations
    • Board integration and hardware acceleration
    • Communication enhancements: Wi-Fi, USB, Bluetooth
    • ALSA optimizations
    • Boot-time acceleration
    • Power management and optimization
  • Master reset/restore function
  • IxChariot ARM 11 Endpoint integration

Wind River Platform for Android Building Blocks

  • Open source Android code validated and tested by Wind River in a rigorous process combining hundreds of manual test cases and tens of thousands of automated test scenarios including compliance with the latest Android Compatibility Test Suite (CTS)
  • Pre-integrated third-party software, including existing Flash technology from Adobe, OpenCORE mobile multimedia software from PacketVideo, firmware over-the-air (FOTA) updating and device management software from Red Bend
  • Enhanced Android user interface and personalization options for such common branding functions as boot-up splash screen, locked idle screen, and termination screens and additional gesture-based choices for core phone functions
  • Extended framework and applications including master reset function, music player, performance and power management
  • Dedicated Wind River global customer support and services
  • Optimization for leading mobile hardware including Texas Instruments’ OMAP34x and OMAP36x platforms

More info: Wind River Platform for Android (pdf)