Slide courtesy of Christian Heilmann, Mozilla
Michael Kohler, Mozilla Rep, innovation [L]app Düsseldorf
Suddenly change happened…
A competitive, closed market
Shouldn't we cherish flexibility?
Not web developer's struggle…
or is it?
We have an awesome overload!
Go where others don't go!
we propose a project we’re calling "Boot to Gecko" [...] (B2G) to pursue the goal of building a complete, standalone operating system for the open web.
- Andreas Gal, 25.07.2011
- Targeted at new, emerging markets
- Very affordable hardware
- No credit card needed - client billing
- Web technologies through and through
Telefónica and Mozilla are developing this HTML5 operating system on a hardware platform that is based upon a Qualcomm chipset.
- Telefonica Press Release
Developer phones - Spring 2013
First launch - Spain - Juli 2013
- more to come!