LG and The Qt Company have introduced an increased partnership to bring webOS to extra devices which includes cars, robots, and different smart home products. LG says the partnership will make it greater efficient to port webOS to new devices.
LG and The Qt Company have been working collectively on webOS considering the fact that 2014, after LG acquired the Palm-evolved running system from HP. LG used Qt’s software developer framework and GUI equipment to scale webOS from a phone OS into one that can now be observed in TVs, smart refrigerators, or even a smartwatch for a short time. Last year LG open-sourced webOS, in an try and force its adoption. While this state-of-the-art flow doesn’t assure an increase in webOS adoption, it will make it simpler for device makers to evolve webOS to a variety of stories.
It have to come as no surprise that LG’s arch rival, Samsung, has comparable aims for its personal open-supply Tizen working gadget, which could already be located inside the agency’s wearables, cameras, and sure, smart refrigerators. In the past, Samsung has said it wants to bring Tizen to different home home equipment along with robotic vacuum cleaners, washing machines, and air conditioners, and has additionally tried to bring it to automobiles.