Mobile OS and Efforts Towards Open Standards

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This paper provides an overview of Smartphone platforms standards and a discussion on development efforts and the future of open standards. Mobile phones are emerging from mere communicative devices to a software-intensive devices like PCs and almost every manufacturer have stepped up to focus on creating more innovative mobile operating platforms. The conclusive success of a platform entirely depends on its adaptability to the third-party apps and ultimately, it constructs the global market. In the recent years, since the launch of the Smartphone,it has proved itself to be an end-to-end mobile communication solution for the global mobile users. Now, with the introduction of the various Mobile operating systems, the major Smart phone companies are creating a monopoly of securing the information system.