Just coming from the investor Day - Ed Colligan says "Palm is going to roll out new OS before the end of the year on top of Linux Platform and Palm will continue to focus on OS5 and Palm is going to develop the Palm OS." More soon.
More on Ed Colligan's keynote at the Palm Analyst and Investor Day [Blogged from New York City]
Good morning from New York - Andy Brown, SVP
Legal talk / small print on Forward Looking Statement.
- Ed Colligan - Thank you Andy, good morning
appreciate the opportunity to speak to everyone
Going to talk about the overview on the business
Insight into what is coming
Ed talks about who's who and a little into each person's responsibilities.
That's the great team focusing on future business
Our focus has been to shift from PDA to smartphone business,
135% on revenue growth each year.
Our PDA business is profitable
Ed talks about Palm first's
Ed is going to talk about new technologies.
Ed then talks about who the Palm customer. Customers also include carriers.
Palm then talks about patents as the image below shows, Palm is growing with 370 patents pending, with 240 patents pending this year.
Patents good for product development
Palm is pleased about the Palm branding and how it is very recognizable, and pleased that Palm is making strides with Windows Mobile. People recognise it's a global brand and people purchase because of the Palm name.
Palm has money to make some excellent acquisitions with companies that can help build Palm. Ed talks about Chatteremail and how the program can be used in Palm future products. Ed then talks about iventor and talks about future platform developments.
Ed concludes the oversight of the business.
Everything comes from the best simple mobile computing solution.
Ed will talk about the focus. Lots of innovation opportunities, Palm will look at the most important / critical.
Our focus, the best and fastest web experience and Palm thinks there is more potential and Palm is working with developers
Creation, sharing and syncing your critical content. eg, your pictures, personal date
World class PIM for end users and this is something Palm wants to innovative
Easy way to back up your critical content and to update your system. Palm is working on this to make it even better.
Palm wants the end user to have a mobile experience thats great, fast, portable and have a good battery life and for it to be low cost.
Palm is going to roll out new OS before the end of the year on top of Linux Platform and Palm will continue to focus on OS5 and Palm is going to develop the Palm OS.
Totally committed to the Palm community plus developers.
We have scratched the surface, mobile community will grow we need to invest today to be successful in the future. Core hardware platforms are also going to be invested in. Palm is interested in mobile growth around the world.
Mobile computing is the future.
Ed's keynote comes into an end