Outsource a greater portion of their software development
A New Model
Decouple platform software from application software
Purchase platform software off the shelf and focus on value-added applications
Utilize platform software that is reusable across multiple products and projects
Utilize standard interfaces that make platform software easier to integrate and able to support off-the-shelf technology from other suppliers
Utilize platform software that can be readily upgraded to support new features
Enea is taking the lead
Working with equipment makers to define platform software requirements
Industry Unity: Define standards, best practices
Working with device software, silicon and tool vendors to foster multi-vendor interoperability
Creating modular, off-the-shelf platform software such as NASP
The Worldwide Revolution In Smart Device Technology
Smart, connected devices are sweeping the world -- phones, PDAs, home entertainment systems, appliances, automobiles, etc.
Delivering PC functionality and triple play multimedia
End users have high expectations - Internet connected, personalized, mobile, always-on, wireless, broadband – incorporating wireless VoIP, IPTV, IMS, WiMAX, Bluetooth, Zigbee and other emerging technologies.
Billions of new consumers worldwide, including those in emerging countries like India and China.