To the Press
eSOL Co., Ltd. Unveils eSOL for Android, a combination of
eSOL OS products and services that enables developers
to replace the Android Linux kernel with another OS
Tokyo, Japan. April 14, 2010 - eSOL Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Nakano-ku, Tokyo, President:
Tsutomu Sawada, henceforth eSOL) today announced eSOL for Android™ as a one-stop
solution for embedded systems development using Android™, an open source platform
from the Open Handset Alliance (OHA). eSOL for Android consists of eSOL Adaptor for
Android™, which enables Android to run on non-Linux OSes, and eSOL Professional
Services for Android™, which offers technical services for Android-based software
development. As a result, eSOL for Android is expected to bring Android to a much wider
market beyond mobile phones.
eSOL has over 30 years’ experience in the development of proven, high-quality and highly
reliable software for embedded systems like car navigation systems and home electronics.
In addition to embedded OSes, the company also provides original development tools,
middleware, and professional services for BSP development for its own OSes as well as
others such as Linux and Windows®.
eT-Kernel Adaptor for Android is scheduled to be the first in a series of eSOL Adaptor for
Android products. eT-Kernel Adaptor for Android permits replacement of a Linux kernel
with the eSOL eT-Kernel OS, a high-performance, highly reliable POSIX- and TRON-
conformant OS. eT-Kernel Adaptor for Android is now under development for release in the
second quarter of CY2010. eSOL Professional Services for Android will offer various
optimization services based on the knowledge acquired through the development of eSOL
Adaptor for Android.
As the size of software programs required for embedded appliances such as cell phones,
other consumer electronics devices, and automotive infotainment systems steadily
increases, so does the pressure for improved development efficiency. To remedy this
situation, developers have been working for years