SHANGHAI, China, July 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Chipnuts Technology, Inc., the leading provider of highly-integrated mobile multimedia chips and system solutions in China, today announced the launch of its SmartNX Mobile(TM) operating system and NX200 platform, which have been successfully adopted by several leading mobile phone design companies and manufacturers. The launch of SmartNX Mobile(TM) and the NX200 platform foreshadows that the market long been dominated by Symbian, Windows Mobile and Palm will soon face credible challenge from a high-performance mobile operating system and platform from China.
SHANGHAI, China, July 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ — Chipnuts Technology, Inc., the leading provider of highly-integrated mobile multimedia chips and system solutions in China, today announced the launch of its SmartNX Mobile(TM) operating system and NX200 platform, which have been successfully adopted by several leading mobile phone design companies and manufacturers. The launch of SmartNX Mobile(TM) and the NX200 platform foreshadows that the market long been dominated by Symbian, Windows Mobile and Palm will soon face credible challenge from a high-performance mobile operating system and platform from China.
Chipnuts' NX200 smartphone platform integrates its latest C7280 multi-core mobile multimedia application processor with its open mobile operating system — the SmartNX Mobile(TM) and related reference design and product development tools. The complete solution significantly reduces the complexity associated with smartphone development, shortens the time to market, and thus greatly lowers the total cost of ownership.
The NX200 smartphone platform integrates many representative high-end smartphone software such as the Office suite, Internet browser, push email, and instant messaging, as well as high-powered security features such as SmartShieldTM super hiding, SmartShadowTM intelligent tracking and remote control, two-way real-time conversation recorder and dynamic voice transformer. In addition, the highly popular Chinese stock software "Dazhihui" is also a built-in feature. Chipnuts' NX200 platform and SmartNX Mobile(TM) operating system aim to enhance the competitiveness of the Chinese smartphone industry and eventually help it move forward into the global market.
"All these years, Chipnuts has strived to develop China's own smartphone platform and operating system," said David Hu, CEO of Chipnuts. "The successful launch of NX200 and SmartNX Mobile(TM) not only demonstrates Chipnuts' effort and commitment, but also strengthens and brings forward China's innovative capabilities. We hope through the use of our new products, consumers from all levels can enjoy the convenience, power, and practicality brought by smartphones, making China the country with highest smartphone penetration."
Chipnuts provides mobile phone design companies and manufacturers with a total solution including multimedia application processor, operating system, mainstream application software, product design reference, and many testing-, manufacturing- and development-related tools. This comprehensive solution lowers technical and business barriers and shortens the time-to-market for end product developers. It also provides customers the flexibility to adopt latest market and feature requirement changes, ensuring lasting competitiveness.
Established in September 2003 by a group of technology veterans, and sales and marketing experts from Silicon Valley and China, Chipnuts Technology Inc. carries the mission to deliver highly integrated and cost-effective mobile multimedia chipsets, system software and complete platforms. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, with sales and R&D offices in Nanjing, Shenzhen, and Beijing, the company now has about 400 employees.
With application processors, SmartNX Mobile(TM) operating system and a series of innovative platforms for smartphone, feature phone and portable media player (PMP), Chipnuts offers complete total solutions enabling customers to develop highly competitive and differentiated products within record time. The company has grown rapidly since inception. Today, its processors and solutions already sit at the heart of over 10 million handsets from leading design houses and manufacturers.
Chipnuts was honored as a winner of the 2006 Red Herring Asia 100 Award, placing it as one of the most promising and respected private high-tech companies in Asia. In February 2006, Chipnuts was awarded the ISO9001:2000 certificate demonstrating the company's established quality process and commitment to quality and customer support. In 2007, Chipnuts was named as one of the 50 best companies for investment in China by Zero2IPO, an advisory firm for China investment.
SOURCE Chipnuts Technology Inc.