Jolla confirms it will unveil Sailfish MeeGo based operating system!
Finnish mobile startup company Jolla has confirmed that they are unveiling Sailfish MeeGo-based operating system, at an event in Finland on November 21st-22nd. Company says that they are going to demonstrate Sailfish operating system in Slush startup conference. Jolla is company founded by ex-Nokia employees and it’s based in Finland.
Jolla will also discuss the Jolla SDK and app ecosystem with developers. Device information, ID and expected availability will be announced before christmas.
”I’m thrilled to finally be able to show the user interface we have been working on, and it will be exciting to open the developer story with SDK and applications to the public,” said Jussi Hurmola, CEO of Jolla, in a statement.
You can check the press statement from down below.
Peter Vesterbacka, a founder of Slush: “Slush has grown up to be the biggest entrepreneurship event in Northern Europe. It’s great to see hot new startups like Jolla use Slush as the venue for their major announcements. New business creation and innovation is alive and kicking at Slush and in the region”.
Mikko Kuusi, CEO of Startup Sauna: “Jolla is a great example of what happens, when you combine the extreme technical talent found in Finland with the right attitude and ambition level of companies like Rovio.”
In addition, Jolla will be hosting a separate, in-depth session to showcase the user interface, and a press Q&A session. The Jolla user interface will be incorporated into the previously announced Sailfish alliance software. Jolla has been working on the scalability and user experience based on MeeGo in order to be able to support multiple different device categories. This development has now reached a point that Jolla can showcase the user interface, its differentiation from the existing mobile UI’s and its possibilities as part of the Sailfish alliance.
Jussi Hurmola, CEO of Jolla: “I’m thrilled to finally be able to show the user interface we have been working on, and it will be exciting to open the developer story with SDK and applications to the public.”