On 28th September, Europe’s biggest open-source organization – Eclipse have joined the OpenAtom community and will provide its contribution to the OpenHarmony project. This project aims to unify global reach providing the developers a platform for all scenario devices. Now, both communities have signed a strategic agreement and looking forward to sharing one goal of building a worldwide open source community.
Mike Milinkovich, executive director of Eclipse, and Tao Yang, chairman of the board of directors of OpenAtom Foundation have stamped the agreement and committed to shared essential resources in the development of this next-generation operating system OpenHarmony.
About Eclipse Foundation:
The Eclipse community consists of 330 members including individual developers and organizations from various fields. Its four key services include IP management, Ecosystem Development, and Marketing, Development Process, and IT Infrastructure.
Furthermore, the Eclipse foundation has Eclipse IDE, Jakarta EE, and over 400 open source projects. Besides, its projects include frameworks for cloud and edge applications, tools, IoT, AI, automotive, systems engineering, distributed ledger technologies, open processor designs, and so on.
About OpenAtom Foundation:
The OpenAtom OpenSource Foundation is a joint community collaboratively formed by the leading companies including Huawei Alibaba, Baidu, Inspur, Qihoo, Tencent, China Merchants Bank, and so on. It aims to develop an open framework and international open-source communities in the industry.
It offers neutral management of intellectual property, consultation, operation, marketing, education, and training-related services concerning the open-source software, hardware, chips, and contents.
OpenHarmony Project: An ultimate all scenario experience
It’s an open-source operating system project developing under the OpenAtom foundation. Its main aim is to develop a system that’ll be easily compatible with minimal memory storage devices. Its application area includes IoT devices, in-vehicle smart systems, speakers, smart accessories, smart screens or TVs, and other devices.
In addition, it’ll allow developers to focus on the higher-level business logic and expedite the development of applications to deliver an ultimate experience across all scenarios and devices. At present, the first version only supports 128KB-128MB memory devices.