The Open Handset Alliance™

A group of more than 30 technology and mobile companies who have developed Android™, the first complete, open, and free mobile platform.

"This partnership will help unleash the potential of mobile technology for billions of users around the world. A fresh approach to fostering innovation in the mobile industry will help shape a new computing environment that will change the way people access and share information in the future. Today's announcement is more ambitious than any single 'Google Phone' that the press has been speculating about over the past few weeks. Our vision is that the powerful platform we're unveiling will power thousands of different phone models."
-- Eric Schmidt, Chairman and CEO of Google Inc.

Kids talk about what their dream phone would do. Learn more about the Open Handset Alliance's plans to build a better phone

The creators of Android talk about their new open platform for mobile phones and the Open Handset Alliance.

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