Tizen Association

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Tizen Association
FormationJanuary 2007;16 years ago (2007-01)
TypeNot for profit consortium
Website www.tizen.org
Formerly called
LiMo Foundation

The Tizen Association, formerly the LiMo Foundation (short for Linux Mobile), is a non-profit consortium which develops and maintains the Tizen mobile operating system. Tizen is a Linux-based operating system for smartphones and other mobile devices. The founding members were Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic Mobile Communications, Samsung Electronics, and Vodafone. The consortium's work resulted in the LiMo Platform—which was integrated into mobile phone products from NEC, Panasonic and Samsung—and later became the Tizen platform.



Members of the Tizen Association are:

Founding and Core MembersAssociate Members

Founding members

Core members


Phones using LiMo include:


LiMo & Tizen

In the end of September 2011 it was announced by the Linux Foundation that MeeGo will be totally replaced by the Tizen mobile operating system project during 2012. Tizen will be a new free and open source Linux-based operating-system which itself will not be released until the first quarter of 2012. Intel and Samsung, in collaboration with the LiMo Foundation and assisting MeeGo developers, have been pointed out to lead the development of this new software platform, using third-party developer frameworks that will primarily be built on the HTML5 and other web standards. [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] As of October 2012, the LiMo website traffic is redirected to tizen.org.

See also

Preceded by
LiMo Foundation
Tizen Association
Succeeded by

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