Trolltech's Qtopia Technology Powers Cellon International's Newest Linux-Based Handset Platform

Trolltech, a leading provider of technologies for Linux and cross-platform software development, announced that its Qtopia software for Linux-based mobile phones is the application development foundation for Cellon International's new C8000 handset platform. The C8000 platform is designed for wireless handsets that offer full multimedia capabilities, including a media player and mega-pixel video and still camera. Trolltech's Qtopia technology enables manufacturers and service providers to cost-effectively develop Linux-based devices while maintaining complete control of branding and user interface design. The growing market for mobile devices built on the embedded Linux operating system is being driven by the increasing adoption of open source software in the mobile industry.